Perinatal Depression

What is the purpose of this service?

Perinatal depression is a significant problem facing many women of childbearing age.

The Perinatal Hotline is a crisis hotline available to all women in the state of Illinois through IDPH.

DHS offers a Perinatal Depression Program in Chicago to provide screening and assessment, treatment, and psychiatric care to women who suffer from perinatal depression.

Who can receive these services?

All women of childbearing age.

What services are offered?

DHS provides contact information only. 

How to apply?


  • Anyone in need of crisis assistance may call the Perinatal Depression Hotline staffed by mental health professionals 24/7 at 866-364-MOMS (6667)

Chicago and surrounding area