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Parents awareness event for mental health support
Wed 19 October 2016, 10:00 – 14:00 BST
Come and join us on Wednesday19th October 2016 10am-2pm at the Atkinson Building, Southport for our free event raising awareness of mental health support in and around Southport.
Are you interested in improving Mental Health during pregnancy and after the birth? Do you want to hear from a range of speakers who will help you gain more knowledge and insight?
Then this could be the event for you!
The event is for all Mums & Dads to be, Mums & Dads and Mums & Dads with Angels. Professionals welcome if you have a passion to improve Perinatal Mental Health.
We have a few Guest speakers including:
Elaine Hanzak author of ‘Eyes without Sparkle – a journey through postnatal illness’ (CRC Press 2005) & ‘Another Twinkle in the Eye – Contemplating another pregnancy after perinatal illness’ (CRC Press 2015).
Caroline mum of 2 young boys here to talk about her journey through PND & PTSD.
Hannah Horne Perinatal Mental Health Specialist Midwife and mum of 2. Passionate about supporting women become mothers and promoting maternal mental health.
Coralie Hobson Independent Therapeutic Family Social Worker & Children’s Guardian.
There will be local children's centre's advertising their support and classes around the local area.
We have Charities, voluntary and Professional stalls all about support in the local area.
There is a Breast Feeding support Corner/ breastfeeding welcome.
We have Tea, Coffee and confectionary through out the day. With a #fabchangeday RCT to join in, you will get a number on your name badge; during lunch find your matching number and chat to someone you may never otherwise of done so (participation through choice). Further details here: https://fabnhsstuff.net/fabchangeday/rct/
Lunch is provided 11:30-12:30.
ALL CHILDREN WELCOME, entertainment for them with a toy corner, police visit and dress up and much more.
There is a Raffle drawn at 12:30pm with great prizes to be won!
Book here to reserve a place....