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Seve Starling pregnancy support from experts
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Call and Text Lines for Mental Health Support

Written By
Brandy Chalmers, M.A., LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Immediate Support Hotlines

You are not alone and you are not to blame. Help is available. If you are in need of immediate support call 911 or one of the dedicated hotlines below.

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline

Call or Text: 1-833-943-5746

Provides free and immediate access to support, understanding, brief intervention, and resources to all pregnant, postpartum, and post-loss individuals and their partners and families. Operated by Postpartum Support International. Available 24/7, 365 days a year in English or Spanish.

National Crisis Text Line

Text: HOME to 741-741

Free crisis counselor support 24/7. Learn More:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call: 1-800-273-8255 // Live Chat: 

Free and confidential support available 24/7 for people in distress as well as prevention and crisis resources for loved ones.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call: 1-800-799-7233 // Text START to 88788 // Live Chat:

Free and confidential support available 24/7.

Immediate In Person Support Options

  • Local psychiatric hospital
  • Local walk-in clinic
  • Local emergency department
  • Local urgent care center

Other Resources 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Helpline

Phone: 1-800-662-4357 // Website:

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. The Helpline is not a crisis hotline and does not handle emergencies.

Postpartum Support International Helpline

Call: 1-800-944-4773 (#1 En Espanol or #2 English) // Text in English: 800-944-4773 // Text en Español: 971-203-7773

The PSI HelpLine is a toll-free telephone number anyone can call to get basic information, support, and resources. The HelpLine is not a crisis hotline and does not handle emergencies.

Planned Parenthood Chat

Text: PPNOW to 774636 // Chat online:

Chat with a health educator about pregnancy, birth control, sex, abortion, and more. The chat tool is not a crisis hotline and does not handle emergencies.

Seven Starling Administrative Support

Call or Text: 508-202-1011

For non-clinical questions about starting therapy with Seven Starling, you can call or text us anytime. Please note that this is not a crisis text line and not a therapy support hotline.

Brandy Chalmers, M.A., LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Brandy is extremely passionate about mental wellness and has focused her career on counseling young adults, children, and families. As a Licensed Professional Counselor who was actively practicing during the onset of the pandemic, Brandy found herself pivoting to focus on accessible mental healthcare through digital service delivery in light of societies changing needs. Through this pivot, Brandy found a way to utilize her strengths of clinical expertise, leadership, and fostering connections within the digital space. Brandy, as a Mom and wife herself, is compassionate and understanding of the unique needs of women’s mental healthcare and strives to offer accessible & affordable mental healthcare to all women! Brandy is a true believer in the statistics that support the treatability of perinatal mood disorders, as she recovered from one herself, and hopes to empower women to receive the care they deserve!

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