Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week finishes today. Thank you everyone who has supported this wonderful cause. Know the signs, seek help early. Be PND aware.
Fathers are not the first we think of when we talk about Postnatal Depression. But one in ten new dads struggle with the condition, around thesame as mothers. Dads matter too!
Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week 13th - 19th November 2016 Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week was established by PANDA in 2005. The Week aims to raise awareness about perinatal depression and anxiety, including the signs to look for and where to go to seek support. Perinatal depression and anxiety is a serious illness. Up to 1... Continue Reading →
Today my Mental Health Week focus is on Mental Health Carers Australia. Formerly known as ARAFMI (Association of Relatives and Friends of the Mentally Ill) Mental Health Carers Australia’s mission is to represent at a national level the interests and concerns of families and others voluntarily caring for people with mental illness throughout Australia. Initially... Continue Reading →
Today my Mental Health Week focus is on The Compassionate Friends Australia The mission of The Compassionate Friends in Australia is to offer and provide friendship and support to bereaved parents and their families following the death of child at any age and from any cause. The vision of The Compassionate Friends is for all Australian... Continue Reading →
Today my Mental Health Week focus is on PANDA, Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia. The Perinatal period extends from when pregnancy begins to the first year after the baby is born. PANDA provides a vital service across Australia by offering the only specialist national perinatal mental health telephone counselling service, as well as reducing stigma around... Continue Reading →