Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale  (EPDS)

The EPDS is a screening tool to identify people who may have depression in pregnancy or postpartum. A score of 10 indicates depression may be present and further evaluation is recommended.

Baby Blues Connection

Baby Blues Connection is a parent to parent support service serving the Portland, Oregon metro area. They offer phone, group, and web-based peer support for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and parenting related stress.

Postpartum Support International

Postpartum Support International is dedicated to helping men and women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, the most common complication of childbirth.

Brief Encounters

Brief Encounters is a nonprofit, nonsectarian group for parents whose babies have died before, during, or after birth. Brief Encounters provides support meetings in Portland, Oregon and local phone support.


If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call the Multnomah County Crisis Line at 503-988-4888, call 911, or go to your nearest emergency room.