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When the heaviness does not lift – My personal story of Post Natal Depression

We knew our little boy was going to be a fighter because he got through a pretty rough rollercoaster pregnancy perfectly fine – oh man was he a fighter!  Being a first-time mother I had images of cuddling my sleeping baby, giggles, cute burps and being able to watch replays of K-drama whilst he was sleeping and feeding.  Little did I know… Baby Blues or PND? The following excerpt is from an article by the Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia…

Mental Health Care Plans

In my conversations about mental health, one of the most common questions which I have been asked is: “What should I do if I would like to see a psychologist?” It is daunting enough making the big decision to see a psychologist, let alone the thought of a long, confusing process leading up to the first consultation. However, you may be pleasantly surprised to know that the process is probably more straightforward than you first imagined. You might be even…

Grace in Mental Health Survey: What I learnt from 5 minutes of your time

On 26 April 2020, the Grace in Mental Health team distributed a survey across the International Congregation with questions addressing different aspects of mental health. There were 3 primary purposes to this survey: i) We wanted to assess the level of interest of our congregation in mental health. ii) We wanted to know what areas of mental health the congregation is interested in. iii) We wanted to learn how we can best care for those in the congregation who have…