New and expectant fathers will be offered mental health checks and treatment under radical action to support families, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens announced this weekend (2nd December 2018) It will mean that partners of expectant and new mothers who are seriously unwell, are not left to suffer in silence with mental health issues but are
Following the success of our pilot project in Tameside, we're thrilled to be expanding Dad Matters across the Greater Manchester Area! We'll now be delivering antenatal support, information and professional training across the region to promote the importance of connecting with dads through existing services.
International Fathers’ Mental Health Day, June 18th – ‘It’s time we looked out for dad’ June 18th is International Fathers’ Mental Health Day, raising awareness globally about the need to get better support for dads. Around 10% of fathers can experience mental health problems in the first year following the birth of their child – often, the
Why not play the 'Chuckle Brothers Brain Game'? You might think it's obvious that interracting with your baby or child helps them develop their understanding and communication skills - but did you know that each individual 'to me... to you...' response provides a chance for a child's brain to lay down new circuitry?
Thank you so much for showing an interest in our project, whether you want to know more about volunteering to help other dads, want to support us build our online content or are interested in helping us to create our online videos specifically for dads. As an initial step forward we have decided to arrange
Just a quick post to say we're thrilled to have our new website off the ground - it may be a little sparse at the minute, but it'll soon fill up with loads of fantastic news, information and resources. We're here to help dads have the best possible relationship with their families, and be