Sometimes life can be tough and it can be hard to cope. We encourage everyone - men and women, young and old - to reach out for help when you're struggling.
PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia) www.panda.org.au
National Helpline (Mon to Fri, 9am - 7.30pm AEST) Call 1300 726 306
There are various local organisations that provide support for men and women regarding perinatal anxiety and depression. Have a chat to your GP and ask for information about local support services. You may be eligible for a Mental Health plan which allows you to claim Medicare rebates for some allied health providers including psychologists.
National Helpline (24/7) 1300 22 4636
Chat online (3pm - 12am, 7 days); Email (response within 24hrs) or Community Forums via the beyondblue website
National Helpline (24/7) 13 11 14
Chat online (7pm - midnight; 7 days)
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger please contact 000