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PANDA (Post Ante Natal Depression Association)

Recourses include:

  • The Victorian Perinatal Depression Services Directory
  • This service directory is hosted by Post and Antenatal Depression Association (PANDA) for the purpose of disseminating perinatal depression services information only.

beyondblue: The national depression initiative

Resources include:

  • Clinical Practice Guidelines: Depression and related disorders – anxiety, bipolar and puerperal psychosis in the perinatal period. A guideline for primary care health professionals. (See Resources for Clinicians section for more information).
  • Beyond babyblues: Detecting and managing perinatal mental health disorders in primary care. A free online training program available for health professionals working in the perinatal area (see Online Training Links section of Portal)
  • Just Speak Up Campaign: Consumers speak up about post natal depression: >Aims to promote awareness of depression and anxiety in the antenatal and postnatal period, reduce stigma and provide information about where to get help.