PSI Kentucky

Resource Guide

WELCOME TO THE KENTUCKY RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.

You will see the term “perinatal” in these pages. We use perinatal to mean the time during pregnancy, birth, and through the first year postpartum.

PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

KENTUCKY STATE CO-COORDINATOR: DEBORAH KARSNITZ, DNP, CNM
LOUISVILLE

Faculty Frontier Nursing University
Telephone: 502-541-1818
Email

KENTUCKY STATE CO-COORDINATOR: Rachel O'Farrell LCSW, MPH, CCLS
LEXINGTON

Telephone: 859-940-7684
Email

KENTUCKY EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE:

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

LOUISVILLE—THE CRISIS AND INFORMATION CENTER: 502-589-4313

LEXINGTON—BLUEGRASS REGIONAL HEALTH: 800-928-8000

ASHLAND—PATHWAYS INC OF ASHLAND: 800-562-8909

BOWLING GREEN—LIFE SKILLS HELPLINE: 502-843-4357 OR 800-223-8913

CORBIN—CORBIN EMERGENCY SERVICES: 606-528-7010

ELIZABETHTOWN—CRISIS LINE: 502-769-1304 OR 800-641-4673

HAZARD—KY RIVER COMMUNITY CARE: 800-262-7491

HOPKINSVILLE—CRISIS LINE: 502-886-5163

OWENSBORO—RIVER VALLEY BEHAVIORAL: 502-684-9466

PRESTONBURG—HELPLINE: 800-422-1060

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.


Postpartum Support Kentuckiana

Postpartum Support Kentuckiana is a non-proofit organization dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal (prenatal and postpartum) mood and anxiety disorders in the Kentucky and Southern Indiana area. PSK was founded in 2006 to increase awareness, create access to treatment, and reduce stigma of perinatal mood disorders.
Warmline: 502-541-1818



Postpartum Support Group

Thursday Mornings 11am to 12pm
Interested parties will participate in a pre-group phone interview prior to attending the group.
Call 502-899-6220 to register


EVENTS

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES: If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Davis 

Resource Guide

WELCOME TO THE KENTUCKY RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.

You will see the term “perinatal” in these pages. We use perinatal to mean the time during pregnancy, birth, and through the first year postpartum.

PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

KENTUCKY STATE CO-COORDINATOR: DEBORAH KARSNITZ, DNP, CNM
LOUISVILLE

Faculty Frontier Nursing University
Telephone: 502-541-1818
Email

KENTUCKY STATE CO-COORDINATOR: Rachel O'Farrell LCSW, MPH, CCLS
LEXINGTON

Telephone: 859-940-7684
Email

KENTUCKY EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE:

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

LOUISVILLE—THE CRISIS AND INFORMATION CENTER: 502-589-4313

LEXINGTON—BLUEGRASS REGIONAL HEALTH: 800-928-8000

ASHLAND—PATHWAYS INC OF ASHLAND: 800-562-8909

BOWLING GREEN—LIFE SKILLS HELPLINE: 502-843-4357 OR 800-223-8913

CORBIN—CORBIN EMERGENCY SERVICES: 606-528-7010

ELIZABETHTOWN—CRISIS LINE: 502-769-1304 OR 800-641-4673

HAZARD—KY RIVER COMMUNITY CARE: 800-262-7491

HOPKINSVILLE—CRISIS LINE: 502-886-5163

OWENSBORO—RIVER VALLEY BEHAVIORAL: 502-684-9466

PRESTONBURG—HELPLINE: 800-422-1060

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.


Postpartum Support Kentuckiana

Postpartum Support Kentuckiana is a non-proofit organization dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal (prenatal and postpartum) mood and anxiety disorders in the Kentucky and Southern Indiana area. PSK was founded in 2006 to increase awareness, create access to treatment, and reduce stigma of perinatal mood disorders.
Warmline: 502-541-1818



Postpartum Support Group

Thursday Mornings 11am to 12pm
Interested parties will participate in a pre-group phone interview prior to attending the group.
Call 502-899-6220 to register


EVENTS

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES: If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Davis 

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