Resources for those who want to know more or who need support.

Here is a list of resources and organisations if you feel like you might need some more help. If you know of anything not listed than please let me know via the contact page so that it can be added.

 

MIND: Call 0300 123 3393 or Text 86463
Association for Post-Natal Illness (APNI): Call 0207 386 0868
Samaritans: Call 116 123 (24-hour helpline) or Email jo@samaritans.org
Family Lives (advice on all aspects of parenting): Call 0808 800 2222
No Panic (for OCD, panic attacks and anxiety disorders): Call 0844 967 4848

 

You can also make an appointment with your GP. They are able to prescribe medication and refer more serious cases to secondary services (like a mother and baby unit).

 

If you are looking for more general information regarding mental health and mental health statistics than the following are all good places to start:

MIND

Everyone’s Business (maternal mental health specific)