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Crisis in Funding for Mental Health Service

Friday, 21 April 2017, 9:38 am | Mothers Helpers

Mothers Helpers ' not-for-profit maternal mental health service say their funding is in crisis, and fear for the future of those they serve. Currently the main service in Auckland, Hamilton and in most parts of the country, Mothers Helpers offers a ... More >>

Perinatal Depression And Anxiety Awareness Week

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 11:31 am | Mothers Helpers

Charity organisation Mothers Helpers is using Perinatal Depression and Anxiety (PNDA) Awareness Week (31 Oct. – 6 Nov.) to start a conversation with mums about their mental health. More >>

Special Needs Children Are Not Adequately Supported

Monday, 18 April 2016, 9:53 am | Mothers Helpers

New Research Shows Special Needs Children Are Not Adequately Supported by Schools A new report released by Mothers’ Helpers , has revealed that the majority of parents who have a child with special needs feel their child is inadequately supported by ... More >>

Gisborne Local Makes a Difference

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 2:13 pm | Mothers Helpers

Saturday 5th December is International Volunteer's Day, and Mothers Helpers is celebrating the work of the last five years of what has been a completely volunteer-based service helping mothers at-risk or suffering with perinatal depression/anxiety. The day marks ... More >>

Mothers Helpers Invitation

Monday, 30 November 2015, 12:25 pm | Mothers Helpers

Saturday 5th December is International Volunteer's Day, and Mothers Helpers is celebrating the work of the last five years of what has been a completely volunteer-based service helping mothers at-risk or suffering with perinatal depression/anxiety with an event ... More >>

Postnatal Depression Awareness: Who Is At Risk?

Monday, 2 November 2015, 10:02 am | Mothers Helpers

Founder of PND-support charity Mothers Helpers, Kristina Paterson, never thought that she would develop Postnatal Depression with her background as a registered nurse and nanny, but looking at the risk-factors she now sees it was inevitable. More >>

Support Lacking for Kiwi Mums

Monday, 19 October 2015, 2:30 pm | Mothers Helpers

A new report released by Mothers’ Helpers , has revealed serious gaps in the treatment of perinatal depression and anxiety in New Zealand. More >>

New Postnatal Depression Research Shows Support Lacking

Monday, 19 October 2015, 2:10 pm | Mothers Helpers

A new report released by Mothers’ Helpers , has revealed serious gaps in the treatment of perinatal depression and anxiety in New Zealand. More >>

Mothers Helpers volunteers agree giving makes you happier

Monday, 5 October 2015, 9:43 am | Mothers Helpers

MOTHERS HELPERS VOLUNTEERS GIVE BACK AND FEEL GREAT TO BE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES More >>

CYF Systemic Failure Due to under-Resourced Services

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:47 am | Mothers Helpers

Founder of PND-support charity Mothers Helpers, Kristina Paterson says that one of the biggest contributing factors to the ongoing poor performance of CYFs is the lack of financial investment into community services that are working with families, and ... More >>

Antenatal depression missed in a quarter of mums with PND

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 4:39 pm | Mothers Helpers

Founder of PND-support charity Mothers Helpers, Kristina Paterson, estimates up to a quarter of mums with PND have undiagnosed depression when they are pregnant and is calling for nationwide screening. More >>

Results from Single Mums Survey: Clearing Up the Stigma

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 10:33 am | Mothers Helpers

Contrary to what can be portrayed by media of single mothers, the majority of those that responded to the survey had separated from a committed relationship where they were living together or married and there was only one father in the picture. More >>

 

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