Resources:
Parents

Resources for Parents

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  • Bright Horizons: provides family resources for life at home including support for parents and caregivers, health and safety tips for elders and children, and educational and learning resources.

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  • The Center for Family Resources: provides direct assistance, housing, and financial services to families in need. Housing services are only available for Cobb County residents.

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Call: (770) 428-2601

  • Emory University: provides a comprehensive family and childcare resource list for many different at home circumstances. NOTE: Most of the resources on this site are for Emory employees only.

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  • PEACE for Moms: offers a group therapy called Mothers and Babies, focusing on improved coping skills and interventions to address symptoms of depression and anxiety. This group is offered free over telehealth for 6-9 weeks and 60-90 minutes per session, though participants can only enter at certain intervals. They are currently recruiting for the first group beginning in January 2022.

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To get a consultation or community referral, call: (470) 977-3223

Hours: M-F from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Email: mothersandbabiesnu@gmail.com

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  • Postpartum Depression: provides resources and education for those impacted by postpartum depression in addition to help individuals find local services and online support groups.

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Email: jenna@postpartumdepression.org or fill out contact form on website

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Call: 1-800-944-4773 (1 en Español, 2 in English)

Text (English): “Help” to 800-944-4773 or Text (en Español): (971) 203-7773

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  • SPRITE: Supporting Parent Relationships with Infants Through Early Childhood: an infant and early childhood mental health clinic at Emory University providing many different services:

    • Infant Parent Dyadic Therapy for Ages 0-5: Explore thoughts, feelings and parents’ own early childhood experiences to better understand your child’s and your own needs and improve your relationship.

    • Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Ages 1-6: This is an evidence-based therapy in which parents are coached in play skills and delivering respectful, consistent discipline.

    • Neuropsychological Evaluation for Ages 0-3: If you are concerned your child isn’t developing appropriately, this evaluation could be beneficial.

    • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Ages 3-18: Help your child tell the story of what happened to them, put the past in the past and understand the lessons you can take away from hardship.

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To get an intake packet, call: (404) 778-5526

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  • ROSE (Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere): ROSE works to normalize and support breastfeeding within communities of color by providing resources and networking opportunities for individuals and communities. They offer a free breastfeeding club for all moms and soon-to-be moms as well as the ROSE Baby Cafe which is a virtual space for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to meet and receive resources as well as support regarding the breastfeeding journey from trained ROSE staff.

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  • ROBE (Reaching Our Brothers Everywhere): ROBE (Reaching Our Brothers Everywhere): ROBE seeks to educate, equip, and empower men to impact an increase in breastfeeding rates and a decrease in infant mortality rates within African-American communities. They offer informational support on their site as well as a virtual call on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays (6-7:30 PM EST) of each month for men and fathers to discuss infant and maternal health topics. 

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