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Fathers – Postpartum Psychosis

As you may know I am looking at all areas of Fatherhood and Mental Health. I have thought about this for about two years and as you know we are only now talking about postnatal depression dads more in the media. As we know father have undiagnosed Bi-polar and schizoaffective disorder. There are many other reasons […]

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Why I was at risk of Postnatal Depression – A Dad

We now know now that there are a range of circumstances that mums suffer depression in the postnatal period ( The first 12 months after the baby is born) and of course that includes all new parents of course fathers. As you may know I come from a personal experience, speaking to well over two thousands dads […]

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Dafydd James Rugby British Lion talks about Mental Health.

People say everything happens for a reason. I’m thinking they maybe right. Recently Dafydd James, Ex-Welsh and British lion Rugby player opened up about his own struggles with mental health when a recent report in December 2018 said “62% of retired professionals suffered in silence” I’ve known Dafydd for a number of years to chat, […]

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Time to Talk Day – Why I need to tell you I am moving on.

( Guys I am finishing my fathers work around perinatal mental health  speaking, training, campaigning and social media on International Fathers Mental Health Day 21st June 2021) Before you read on please be aware I would never change a thing and my aim is to inspire people to do what I have done, to give light out […]

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Universal Dad

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 […]

In-House Training Paternal Mental Health.

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 […]

Male Suicides ? The World Health Organisation need to screen all new parents.

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 […]

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New fathers are now being noticed by NHS England for their Mental Health.

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 […]

Accredited Paternal Mental Health Basic Awareness Course

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 […]

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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 […]