Other websites

Other local and international websites with helpful information about perinatal conditions

New Zealand Websites

www.depression.org.nz
Depression website with John Kirwan

http://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/
Mental Health Foundation website

http://fatherandchild.org.nz/
Auckland, Wellington Christchurch based support for Fathers

http://mothershelpers.co.nz
Providing support for mothers with ante-natal and postnatal anxiety and depression. Also provide Perinatal Depression Recovery course.

skylight.org.nz
National trust supporting children, young people, and whanau to navigate through times of trauma

www.flourishingfamilies.net
Previously Post Natal Therapy Service is a privately owned agency, providing services under contract to Lakes District Health Board.

www.healthpoint.co.nz
Service provider directory and information

www.healthnavigator.org.nz
Information on medication, services and health conditions

www.familyservices.govt.nz
A directory of service providers for New Zealand families

http://raisingchildren.org.nz
An excellent New Zealand site with information on all aspects of parenting and children’s development. Has a section on PND.

http://www.wairua.com/
Ruth DeSouza’s site, especially strong on ethnicity issues.

http://www.parentscentre.org.nz/
Parent education and support centres

www.matatini.co.nz
Maori health website

www.pnd.org.nz
Wellington based support group, excellent articles

www.supportingfamiliesnz.org.nz
Supporting families in Mental Illness, regional supports

www.postnataldistress.org.nz
Auckland based support website and groups

www.tabs.org.nz
Trauma and birth stress-PTSD after childbirth

 

 

International websites

http://www.panda.org.au/
Supporting families affected by Perinatal mental illness across Australia

http://www.raisingchildren.net.au/
An excellent Australian site with information on all aspects of parenting and children’s development. Has a section on PND.

http://www.beyondblue.org.au/
Australian site on depression with a section on PND

http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/
Australian site on depression with a section on PND, anxiety and bipolar Disorder with very good fact sheets

www.DepNet.com.au
Australian site with general information about depression

www.moodgym.anu.edu.au
Personal CBT program, need to be motivated to follow it through

http://www.marcesociety.com/
The Marcé Society is an international society for the understanding, prevention and treatment of Mental illness related to child bearing There is an Australasian branch.

http://www.motherisk.org/
A Canadian site with information about the safety or risks of drugs, medications, chemicals and disease on pregnancy and during breastfeeding

http://www.zerotothree.org/
US based site on the Health and development of infants, toddlers and their families.

http://www.mind.org.uk/
UK site with information on PND and stories from women

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/
Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK site on mental health information

http://www.healthline.com/health/bipolar-disorder
US based site providing comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder for individuals and/or their loved ones.

 

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