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Clinical Services

This refers to a health professional who could be a GP, Midwife or Health Visitor as your primary point of contact.

But this also refers to the specialist mental health services and perinatal mental health services that should be available to meet any specialist needs. If you can, take your partner or a friend with you for moral support.

Remember these health professionals are there to listen and have the knowledge and skills to help you get better.

CAUTION:

The provision of Mental Health Care Training and Specialist Services is vastly under resourced across most of the UK which results in a lack of service and/or long waiting times such that few people receive the necessary treatment to make a full recovery. For more details read Perinatal Mental Health – The Scale of the Problem

To see the current provision of specialist perinatal mental health care services go to this website http://everyonesbusiness.org.uk/?page_id=349

Gateway to services and support

Here you will find access to tools and information for a range of support services

Social Care Services

Peer support and sharing common experiences has been proven to alleviate the symptoms of postnatal depression. Read more here.

Counselling Services

Check our database of private counsellors who have the appropriate training and experience to offer you help either online or face-to-face.

Clinical Services

Health professionals such as GPs, Midwives or Health Visitors as as well as specialist mental health and perinatal mental health services.

Screening and Assessment

Online screening tools to help you to explore your feelings and consider whether you need to seek additional help and support.

Have Some Fun - Wellbeing and Memory Games

Online brain games to exercise your brain skills including: memory, concentration, problem solving, thinking speed and mental flexibility.

Recommended Services

Our list of assessed and evaluated services which we recommend for you.

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