Peel Postpartum Mood Disorder Program

Record #: CDR1648
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2020
Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2020

Record Details

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Description & Services

Description Helps families in Peel who are at risk or experiencing Postpartum Mood Disorder (PMD) to access services and supports * PMD can include symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, bi-polar disorder or postpartum psychosis * PMD can develop during pregnancy or in the first year after having a baby 
Services include:  
raising awareness of PMD in the community 
decreasing stigma often experienced by families living with PMD 
educating service providers so that they can help support families 
providing information and resources about how partners, family and friends can support women with PMD 
enhancing services and accessibility for Peel Region’s diverse community  
Postpartum Mood Disorder Peer Support Groups are offered through local OEYCs (Ontario Early Years Centres) 
Peel Postpartum Family Support Line - The line is answered by trained staff and volunteers - fellow mothers who provide caring, emotional support to women and their families during the prenatal and postpartum period
Hours Mon- Fri 8:30am- 4:30pm
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Women and their partners and families
Application Call or visit website
Fees None
Languages English ; Multi-lingual Fact Sheets available

Contact Information

Accessibility Partially Accessible
Mailing Address PO Box 640 
7120 Hurontario Street 
Mississauga, ON L5M 2C2
Office Phone 905-799-7700
Fax 905-696-8384
Crisis Phone Call 911 or 905-278-9036 (Peel Crisis Services)
Primary Contact Caroline Edwards -, Peel PMD Program Specialist
Alternate Contact Raji Kaur, Peel Postpartum Family Support Line Spectra Community Support Services; Phone: 905-459-8439 ext 4

Other Details

Funding Regional / Municipal
Service Level (50) Non Profit


Subjects Postnatal care

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