Infant Mental Health Week 2021

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 #IMHAW2021 A Letter from Dr. Pauline Lee, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and GM Lead in Parent Infant Mental Health... Dear All Since lockdown began a year ago, about 35,000 babies have been born in Greater Manchester. For babies this age across the UK, the first few months of

Music Football Fatherhood Publish “Dad”

  DAD is a deeply moving and inspiring collection of stories that represent the diversity of modern fatherhood "We are published! We've done it! I am so so proud to say that our new book, DAD, is out TODAY! DAD is available from all the major book retailers, including Waterstones, WH Smith and Amazon. When I

Developing a Collaborative Approach for Men’s Mental Health – a webinar

Men’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing Thursday 25th March 2021 10am – 12pm Join Dad Matters' operations manager, Kieran, and a host of other Men's Mental Health advocates, services and organisations to hear about the amazing, collaborative work happening right now across the country... Why join? Why now? During the pandemic we have witnessed the

Greater Manchester Maternal Mental Health Support

Help to shape the future of maternal mental health support across Greater Manchester! We are looking for “lived experience representatives” to join a maternal mental health services pilot project. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Greater Manchester’s transformation of maternal mental health support - help improve what is available and make it

Bonding with your baby…

Bonding with your baby… Becoming a parent... You are soon to become a parent to a new baby, maybe for the first time or again. Whether you are a dad, a partner, or a parent-to-be, becoming a parent is an incredible milestone. You may be feeling a mixture of excitement and hope, but it is

Dad Matters and Home-Start HOST Fundraiser

We’re taking on a huge challenge to raise money for HomeStart Host and we need your help! Did you know there is another Home-Start HoST? They are a European scheme, based in the Czech republic, which is around 992 miles away from our own base at Ryecroft Hall in Audenshaw. Their website is here. their

Fathers Reaching Out – Why Dads Matter

10 years of findings on the importance of fathers’mental health in the perinatal periodMark Williams – September 2020 INTRODUCTION | Mark WilliamsLooking after an infant is often a challenge for both parents. It is increasingly recognised that postnatal depression and other perinatal mental illnesses and disorders can be experienced by men as well as women.

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