A brief guide to digital mental health resources for new and expecting parents, including crisis support services, phone supports, information sites, apps, self-guided programs and therapist-assisted programs.
What is covered in this factsheet?
This factsheet provides brief information about how digital mental health can help parents and suggests several digital mental health resources that are suitable for helping new and expecting parents.
The types of digital resources suggested include:
- Crisis support services.
- Information websites providing comprehensive information about pregnancy, preparing for a child, and parenting.
- Free phone and online counselling services.
- Apps and online programs, both self-guided and therapist-assisted.
Who should use this factsheet?
This factsheet is designed primarily for clinicians to use, whether as a resource to give the clients and patients or as a reference guide.
As a clinician, you may like to email or share this factsheet directly with clients, who are either new parents or expecting a baby, who you feel would benefit from digital mental health resources.
Otherwise, you may like to keep this factsheet handy as a reference guide for suitable digital mental health resources for new and expecting parents.
Current as at 24 February 2021.
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