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Time to talk – speaking out about mental health

So what’s this Time to Talk day business all about?  It’s about us, all of us, every last one of us.  1 in 4 people will directly experience mental health issues in their lifetime, so the chances are if you don’t experience it personally, someone close to you will. Time to Talk day is about raising awareness, breaking down the stigma and supporting one another. …

International Fathers Mental Health Day

Today is the first ever International Fathers Mental Health Day. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of postnatal depression, antenatal anxiety and childbirth trauma experienced by men. I have become increasingly interested in learning about maternal mental health since becoming a mother myself and things are improving greatly in perinatal mental health for mothers.  It is important that fathers are not left behind in this and …