Relationships and Perinatal Resources
beyondblue: Healthy Families
beyondblue's ‘Pregnancy and new parents’ section contains information especially for expectant parents and new parents about what to expect in pregnancy, adjusting to parenthood, information about maternal mental health and well-being, and advice for expecting and new dads.
Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA)
Ph: 1300 726 306 (PANDA Helpline is available Mon to Fri, 10am – 5pm)
PANDA offers a range of services, including a telephone counselling service specifically for perinatal mental health concerns, a referral service to other perinatal services in your local area, and training & education. PANDA’s website contains useful information resources and fact sheets on various topics useful for expecting and new mothers and fathers and their families.
Ph: 1800 184 527 (available 3pm-12am, 7 days a week, 365 days a year)
QLife is a counselling and referral service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people their family and friends, with the focus on offering early intervention, peer supported telephone and internet-based services for people experiencing psychological distress, social isolation, mental health issues, discrimination or experiencing being misgendered.