Mental health support

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Parents often tell us that having a baby on the neonatal unit can impact their mental health. Here are some organisations who provide support and information

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The Association for Post Natal Illness offers support, Education and Information for people affected by postnatal depression.

Birth Trauma Association offers support for women who have had a traumatic birth experience and support for families also affected.

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) provides a search to help you find a local counsellor or therapist.

C.A.L.L is a confidential listening and support service in Wales, available by calling all 0800132737 or texting help to 81066.

Hub of Hope brings local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services together in one place.

Mind provides advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Mothers for Mothers offer services for mothers suffering from anxiety, depression, loneliness, fear or isolation during or after pregnancy.

Pandas gives support to people coping with antenatal and postnatal mental illnesses.

Samaritans provide a confidential listening service on 116123.

Young Minds are a charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people.