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 for clinicians to use, whether as a resource to share with new and expecting parents or as a reference guide. However, anyone is welcome to use or share this resource.
You may like to email or share this factsheet directly with clients who are new or expecting parents, who you feel could 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 1 September 2021.
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