Maternal Mental Health

May 2021 – Maternal Mental Health

This year #MaternalMHMatters campaign theme was: Journeys to Recovery. Our MVP volunteers gathered contacts to services that are available across Nottinghamshire, if you need help or would like to talk to someone please check the below links or speak to your Health Visitor/Midwife.

Mind the mental health charity, local Minds provide help and support directly to those who need it most. There’s a network of around 125 local Minds across England and Wales that offer specialized support and care based on the needs of the communities they support. In Nottinghamshire, we have two sites in Mansfield and Worksop Nottinghamshire Mind and Central Notts Mind.

Pandas Foundation (Pre And PostNatal Depression Advice and Support) is the leading UK charity supporting families through PND & AND. Their aim is to make sure no parent, family or carer feels alone. They have a variety of support services available to ensure help is delivered in a way that is right for you. Free Helpline: 0808 1961 776

Closed Support Group: PANDAS Foundation Closed Group: Perinatal Mental Illness Advice and Support

Dads closed group – developed to support partners and carers affected by perinatal mental illness, our PANDAS Dads volunteers are on hand to offer support and information 7 days a week PANDAS Dads Closed Group

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is providing services through they perinatal mental health division, please look here for more details:…

If you live in a county you can check the Healthy Family Team page and how to contact them:……/dir…/…

If you live in Nottingham please see the services available in the postnatal period and other very useful links:

You will find various resources on perinatal and postnatal mental health on MIND website.…/about-maternal-mental-health…/Sometimes your journey to recovery can start with a single step, with one decision to make a space, go for a walk and decide… to reach for help.

Do you know any other services in Nottinghamshire and nationwide that we could add to this list? Feel free to share with us in comments ❤