Educational Services for Community Groups or Health Organisations
Helen Mayo staff are involved in the provision of education regarding postnatal psychiatric illness. With forward planning, most staff members are available for in-service lectures, group discussions etc for health organisations or community groups.
A telephone advice service is available for people seeking up to date information about community supports for postnatal depression, reading material, information about drugs for postnatal psychiatric problems in pregnancy and with breastfeeding.
Helen Mayo House staff also run an annual conference on issues associated with postnatal psychiatric illness and mother-infant mental health.
For more information please phone (08) 7087 1047 9.00a.m.-5.00p.m. Monday - Friday .
Community Support Services
Helen Mayo staff are able to attend postnatal depression support groups, either for specific educational input or to provide regular support.
Staff conduct occasional seminars on telephone counselling to the South Australian self-help support group for postnatal depression, Overcoming Post-Natal Depression (OPND).
last modified: 06 Feb 2013