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Help raise $70000

Almost 100,000 expecting and new parents in Australia are struggling with perinatal depression or anxiety (during pregnancy and the year after birth). For the cost of a coffee you could help mums and dads struggling with perinatal depression or anxiety get the support they need. Every dollar you give helps us to provide PANDA’s vital support services. $70,000 could provide:

An additional counsellor on the Helpline for a year, or 14,000 support information packs to new parents

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A website to help dads look after themselves and those around them. With information, stories and videos about parenting and perinatal depression and anxiety.

1 in 20 dads are diagnosed with postnatal depression and 21000 estimated dads with partners diagnosed with postnatal depression are at risk.

Remember to ask How is Dad going?

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CEO invited to speak with Perinatal and Infant Mental Health professionals

Last Updated: Thursday, 26 February 2015 16:38

PANDA CEO & Volunteer visit PIMH NetworkPANDA CEO Terri Smith shared the latest learnings on perinatal depression and anxiety (PND) in dads and new developments in the PND field with health professionals in the Inner East on Monday.

PANDA presented to the Eastern Region Perinatal; Infant Mental Health Network as part of our Community Education Program to increase understanding of PND and the support services PANDA provides.

PANDA volunteer Michelle started the session by sharing her experience of PND,providing deep insight into the personal impact of PND and the road to recovery.


Terri Smith said, “We are delighted to share PANDA’s expertise to assist the invaluable work health professionals are performing, caring for the growing number of young families in the Eastern region.”

“The network meeting was a great opportunity to meet with health providers and to provide National Perinatal Depression Helpline and PANDA’s Victorian Counselling and Service Coordination Program.”

PANDA provides speakers for community group including maternal health nurse-run mother’s groups and health professional training. Speakers include professionals and volunteers who share their personal PND experience. Click the link to find out more...


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