Contact Us: 248-858-3000
Tree of Hope Postpartum Depression Support Groups

Oakland University Counseling Center, School of Education and Human Services

Caring, confidential counseling at no cost 

Oakland County Community Mental Health


Easter Seals - Family Mental Health

Infant Mental Health Services (IMH) - Early Intervention

2387 E. Walton Blvd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Joseph Castine, MS, LLP — 248-395-6374
Denise Arbaugh, RN, MS, LPC, NCC—248-395-6342

Oakland County Health Division

27725 Greenfield, Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076

Oakland County Family Services

Fussy Baby Program
248-858-7766 (Ext. 209)

Eastwood Clinic-Rochester

Michelle Coppins, PC-248-844-6234
Bella Shah, MD - 248-844-6234

Parents’ Helpline

(support network from 10:00am-10:00pm)


Maternal Infant Health Program

Pregnant residents of Oakland, Wayne, & Macomb Counties on Medicaid


15819 Schoolcraft
Detroit, MI 48227

Postpartum Adjustment Support Group Meetings

Groups meet every week with a trained counselor or social worker, no cost, no registration!

  • Mondays: 7:00-8:30pm

    Wellpointe Building
    1701 South Boulevard E., Suite 200
    Rochester Hills, MI 48307

  • Tuesday: 10:00-11:30am

    PNC Center
    755 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 249
    Troy, MI 48084
    (Enter at flag poles, then up to 2nd floor - Community Education Classroom)

  • Wednesday: 7:00-8:30pm

    Beaumont Medical Building
    6900 Orchard Lake Rd., Room 311
    West Bloomfield, MI 48322

  • Thursday: 7:00pm

    St. Joan of Arc Parish Center
    22412 Overlake Drive
    St. Clair Shores, MI 48080

Recursos para el Apoyo Social

Clinica Santa Teresa Program at Mercy Women’s Center

OB/GYN health care-bilingual Spanish)

44405 Woodward Ave., Suite 500
Pontiac, MI 48342

Hispanic Outreach Services

76 Williams
Pontiac, MI 48341
(248) 338-4250
Fax: (248) 335-8130

Emergency Contacts

Please call 911.

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (main number)


St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Emergency Psych-Social Work


Postpartum Support International Crisis Support

1-800-944-4773 (4PPD)

Common Ground Crisis Support

24 hours a day/7 days a week

Help Against Violent Encounters Now (HAVEN)

Domestic violence crisis support 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Food, Housing, Clothing, and Miscellaneous Needs

Immunization Program

Oakland County Health Division

Lighthouse of Oakland County

Pontiac, MI

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Supplemental

Oakland County Health Division

888-350-0900 (Ext. 81272)

Child Passenger Safety Program

Car Seat Assistance Programs

CareNet Pregnancy Center (referral required) — 248-545-6411
Children’s Hospital of Michigan — 313-745-5457
Baby Travels Equipment (car seat rental) — 734-455-2526

Compassion Pregnancy Center


Early On Services-Oakland County

Services from birth to 3 years, for health condition or developmental delay


United Way-Please dial 2-1-1


Michigan Food Assistance Program Hotline


Breastfeeding Support

SJMH Lactation Educator

Pam Stehr, R.N.

248-858-6455 (MILK)

Breastfeeding Tips — Oakland County Lactation Consultant

La Leche League Links

International -
Michigan -
New Beginnings magazine -
Breastfeeding Answers -

Oakland County Perinatal Loss Support Groups and Resources

HELP: Handling Emotional Loss of Pregnancy

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland

44405 Woodward Ave.
Pontiac, MI 48341
(volunteer lounge; 1st floor main hospital)

Meets every 2nd Thurs. 7:30-9:00pm


HUGS: Help, Understanding, & Grief Support

Huron Valley Sinai Hospital

1 Williams Carls Dr.
Commerce Twp., MI 48387
(meets every 3rd Thurs. 7:00-9:00pm)

Sue Duff - 248-937-4261

Looking Ahead: A Bereaved Parent Group

William Beaumont Hospital

3601 W. 13 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48073
(Heart Center conference room, 1st floor Central Tower)

Meets every 2nd Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm

Joanne Mulhere, LMSW 248-898-7595

Recommended Reading for Parents of Newborns

Beyond the blues: A guide to understanding and treating prenatal and postpartum depression. San Jose, CA: Moodswings Press. Bennett, S. & Indman, P. (2006).

Postpartum depression for dummies (1st ed.). New York: For Dummies. Bennett, S. (2007).

Postpartum survival guide. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Pub Dunnewold, A. & Sanford (1994).

This isn’t what I expected: Overcoming postpartum depression. (1st ed.). New York: Bantam. Kleiman, K. & Raskin, V. (1994).

The mother-to-mother postpartum depression support book. Calgary, AB: Berkley Trade. Poulin, S. (2006).