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Lets start with gratitude. Thanks to our wife’s, loved one’s for all your amazing support. Without you, this would not be possible. Viewers and fathers from all ends of this earth. Big thanks to you and your families for amazing support, engagement, contribution and commitment to fatherhood in this journey we call life. We love […]
Men can suffer from mental illness and disorders and sometimes the advent of their partner’s pregnancy can have a significant impact. Often their mental health can be overlooked and it is important to ensure they are included in any assessment. We believe in finding what your organisation and staff need when it comes to training […]
As I write this article, The World Health Organisation doesn’t recommend screening of new fathers mental health only mothers when a recent report says ” That men in mid-life are most at risk in terms of age, and that those from the lowest social class and living in the most deprived areas are up to 10 […]
Fantastic News after years of campaigning we can now share with you the following news after being quiet for two days for the press release as anyone who knows me it was the longest two days of my life. We still have a long way to go as my own aim is to make sure […]
New: Accredited Paternal Mental Health Course Working alongside Dr Jane Hanley Training organisation we are pleased to offer CPD Certified as conforning to continuing professional development principles on: Fathers and Paternal Depression (10426) This 3 hour course will be delivered by Mark Williams ( Campaigner, Author and Keynote Speaker) What is paternal depression? How does […]
Whilst reading the newly published IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) manual this week, I couldn’t help thinking they’d missed a trick. It’s great to see the ‘Antenatal and Postnatal Mental Health NICE Guideline’ quoted and reference made to perinatal priority for mums, but what about Dads, partners and other loved ones who may have […]
The Legacy of Unresolved Trauma for Men Given WHO statistics that 1 in 4 women have been sexually abused and 1 in 6 men that means a huge number of people in each community are survivors of sexual abuse. It is a shameful secretive crime held in place by silence, children are threatened, told they […]
Dad’s decision? Choosing where your baby is born Written by Dr Laura Goodwin (@laurakgoodwin), Dr Albert Farre, and Professor Sara Kenyon Gone are the days where men would be sat in the waiting room with a cigar in one hand and a whiskey in the other, waiting for the cry of “it’s a boy/girl” […]
DADDY BLUES by Mark Williams 9781911246770 | Paperback | £11.99 11th July 2018 For men, fathers and families who are looking for some light at the end of a dark tunnel: Daddy Blues tells the inspiring story of one man’s experience with postnatal depression Mark Williams led a content life; from a working-class background, he […]
On June 18th, International Fathers’ Mental Health Day will raise 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. The international campaign is being led from the UK by Dr Andrew Mayers (a mental […]