Support services for postnatal depression and anxiety

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Beat Baby Blues - St John of God Hospital (Burwood, NSW, Geelong VIC)Specialised hospital care at the Mother and Baby Unit in Burwood NSW and also in Geelong, VIC.

BeyondBlue: Online fact sheets on depression and anxiety symptoms and treatment. Call 1300 224 636 - hotline is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or chat online from 3pm until midnight 7 days a week. 

Black Dog InstituteSelf-test for postnatal depression and other kinds of depression and access links for further reading, as well as where to get help where you live.

Karitane Family ServicesAdvice, group and individual counselling, psychologist available, day stays for feeding, settling, & parenting issues, postnatal depression group, family care cottage. Call the Careline 1800 677 961: Monday to Thursday - 12.30pm to 9pm; Monday to Thursday - 11pm to 6.30am; Friday to Sunday - 9am to 3:30pm.

LifelineImmediate on-phone crisis care on 13 11 14. Also online crisis support chat from 7pm-4am seven days.

PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia)Specialist national perinatal mental health telephone counselling service PANDA National Helpline 1300 726 306: Mon to Fri, 10am - 5pm AEST.

Pregnancy Birth and BabyOffers non-judgemental emotional support during pregnancy and parenting for when you're feeling anxious or overwhelmed. Call 1800 882 436 or video call (7am to midnight AEST including public holidays) 7 days a week.

Raphael ServicesSupport services for dads experiencing depression after the birth of a baby or supporting a partner who has postnatal depression.