MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
If think you or a loved one needs mental health support you should always reach out to a healthcare professional such as your GP, Midwife or Health Visitor who will assess your needs and signpost you to appropriate services.
MIND have some great information on maternal mental health here: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/postnatal-depression-and-perinatal-mental-health/about-maternal-mental-health-problems/
As do the Hearts and Minds Partnership here: https://heartsandmindspartnership.org/parents/help-and-advice
This is a link to the Hey Mama Chat a local maternal mental health peer support organisation https://www.facebook.com/heymamaclub/
And always this info below is important and handy to have to hand too 👇
You can also:
- Call the Samaritans are available 24hours a day
to call on 116 123.
- Text "SHOUT" to 85258 to contact the Shout Crisis Text Line if talking is tricky.
- And if you are unsafe, in crisis, suicidal or at immediate risk of hurting yourself, it is always ok to call 999 or go A&E for emergency mental health treatment.