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Are they missing a trick by not including Dads in Nice Guidelines?

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 […]

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The Legacy of Unresolved Trauma for Men- International Fathers Mental Health Day

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 […]

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Dad’s Decision – International Fathers Mental Health Day. Written by Dr Laura Goodwin (@laurakgoodwin), Dr Albert Farre, and Professor Sara Kenyon

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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” […]

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Daddy Blues by Mark Williams

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 […]

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International Fathers’ Mental Health Day, June 18th. It’s time we looked out for dad

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 […]