Although your perinatal depression and/or anxiety result falls into the low range, you’ve been having thoughts of harming yourself.
Further clinical assessment and appropriate management by a health professional are required.
What To Do
Call emergency services at 000 (triple zero) in the event of immediate danger to yourself, your baby or others.
Call the PANDA Helpline on 1300 726 306. This Helpline provides a safe and confidential space for any new or expecting parent struggling with the challenges of becoming a new parent.
Call Lifeline on 13 11 14 if you require crisis support or immediate counselling.
Call the Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467 if you require crisis support or immediate counselling.
Present to your nearest hospital emergency department or your General Practitioner (GP)for a personalised assessment and to discuss how to get support and a treatment plan.
It’s important to seek help as soon as possible and talk to someone about how you are feeling. We strongly recommend that you see your GP as soon as possible for a personalised clinical assessment and discuss how you are feeling.