Parental Health and Mental Wellness

Resources available

Please contact us for more information

Helplines

https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/in-crisis/helplines/

Healthline 0800 611 116. 

Plunketline 0800 933 922.

Postively pregnant app

http://www.positivelypregnant.org.nz/

Some workplaces offer EAP (Employment Assistance Programme) services for their employees for a set amount of paid counselling sessions. 

Check with your employer.

www.eapservices.co.nz

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Aotearoa

https://pada.nz/

Waikato DHB Perinatal mental health

https://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/about-us/a-z-of-services/mental-health-and-addictions/perinatal-mental-health/

Waikato Family Centre

http://www.waikatofamilycentre.co.nz/How-we-can-help/Post-Natal-Distress

More information around postnatal anxiety and depression can be found at the links below:

https://depression.org.nz/is-it-depression-anxiety/depression/postnatal-depression/ 

https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/a-z/resource/26/postnatal-depression

https://www.healthnavigator.org.nz/health-a-z/d/depression-postnatal/ 

https://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/pregnancy-and-kids/first-year/helpful-advice-during-first-year/postnatal-depression 

Information sheets 

Low self esteem, anxiety, mindfulness

https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/~/media/CCI/Mental%20Health%20Professionals/Self%20Esteem/Self%20Esteem%20-%20Information%20Sheets/Self-Esteem%20Information%20Sheet%20-%2001%20-%20What%20is%20Low%20Self-Esteem.pdf

https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/~/media/CCI/Mental%20Health%20Professionals/Generalised%20Anxiety/Generalised%20Anxiety%20-%20Information%20Sheets/Generalised%20Anxiety%20Information%20Sheet%20-%2001%20-%20What%20is%20Generalised%20Anxiety.pdf

https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/~/media/CCI/Mental%20Health%20Professionals/Generalised%20Anxiety/Generalised%20Anxiety%20-%20Information%20Sheets/Generalised%20Anxiety%20Information%20Sheet%20-%2002%20-%20What%20is%20Mindfulness.pdf