Useful resources and links to organisations offering support with pregnancy and birth, early parenthood, relationships and anxiety and depression.

  • Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA)
    Supporting women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and early parenthood.
  • Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE)
    High quality, practical information to help you work through all the emotional challenges of becoming and being a parent.
  • Mumspace
    Supporting women’s mental anad emotional wellbeing during and beyond pregnancy.
  • Relationships Victoria
    Specialist family and relationship services.
  • The Antenatal and Postnatal Psychology Network
    A professional collaboration of Psychologists who specialise in conception, pregnancy, the postnatal period, and the early parenting years.
  • Beyond Blue
    Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
  • Pregnancy Birth and Baby
    Supporting parents on the journey from pregnancy to preschool.
  • Parentline Victoria
    A confidential and anonymous telephone counselling service for parents and carers of children and teenagers in Victoria. Parentline offers counselling, information and support around a range of parenting issues.
    Phone 13 22 89
  • The Perinatal Loss Centre
    Support and education for health practitioners, bereaved parents and their families.
  • Australian Psychological Society
    APS is the leading association for psychologists in Australia, representing more than 24,000 members.

Crisis Support

If you require emergency or crisis assistance, the following services are available for support, advice and referral 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

  • Peninsula Health Mental Health Triage Service
    Phone 1300 792 977
  • Emergency services
    Phone 000
  • Lifeline
    Phone 13 11 14
  • Suicide call back service Visit
    Phone 1300 659 467