New Online Tool Launched To Help Raise Awareness Of Perinatal Anxiety And Depression
An online tool is launching today to help new parents and raise awareness for perinatal anxiety and depression.
Both mums and dads will be able to log in and do a quick mental health check, in order to assist in identifying when it may all be getting to be a bit much and some extra help is needed.
The online quiz has sections based on 'body and behaviour', 'thoughts and feelings' and 'relationships', with Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) CEO Terri Smith telling Hit that it can be hard to distinguish between new-parent nerves and something more serious.
And with half of all Aussies who experience anxiety or depression after kids reporting they felt they had to hide it, it could be as simple as checking in with a friend.
Read more on hit.com.au.