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For new mums

If you're pregnant or a new mum who experiences mental illness or mental health problems, this information is important. See helpful external resources for additional support.

Read more on COPMI – Children of Parents with a Mental Illness website

Facts and figures about mental health

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Do pets have an impact on our mental health? - The SANE Blog

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest levels of pet ownership in the world?Around 36% of households own a dog and 23% include a cat as part of the family. And then there are horses, guinea pigs, fish, birds . . .

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Anorexia nervosa in children and young people | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is a mental illness in which there is a disturbance in the way a person experiences their body shape or weight as well as unhappiness with their body

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a mental illness in which people can go between periods of elevated or ‘high’ moods (mania) and depressed or ‘low’ moods (depression).

Read more on Australian College of Mental Health Nurses website

Flu (influenza) vaccine

The flu vaccine triggers an immune response that can protect you from becoming ill if you are exposed to the influenza virus.

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Rotavirus

This fact sheet gives information about rotavirus which is the most common diarrhoeal illness in children

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Bipolar disorder treatments during pregnancy and the postnatal period

Bipolar disorder is an illness which can require long-term treatment and skilled medical management. It is a biological condition with a strong genetic component, so effective management of bipolar disorder primarily involves the use of medications.

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Bipolar disorder symptoms

Bipolar disorder is the name used to describe a set of ‘mood swing’ conditions, the most severe form of which used to be called ‘manic depression’. The term describes the exaggerated swings of mood, cognition and energy from one extreme to the other that are characteristic of the illness.

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Postpartum Psychosis | Peach Tree

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