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World Suicide Prevention Day

Posted by Kerrie Gottliebsen | 09/09/13

Tuesday 10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day.  There are over 3 million Australians living with depression and anxiety and help is available. For Suicide Prevention Day events happening around Australia visit http://wspd.org.au/events/. This includes RU OK Day on Thursday 12th October.  

Beyond Blue offer a 24 hour support line http://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/get-immediate-support  - There’s an online chat option if you don’t feel like talking.  Tweddle provide a social support and psychology service for families admitted to a Tweddle residential program  where we screen for postnatal depression, anxiety and stress.  Approximately 46% of mothers and 31% of fathers score above the cut off in the Edinburgh Post Natal Depression Scale (EPDS) and the Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS) respectively. 

Call Tweddle during business hours on (03) 9689 1577 if you would like to make a time to see a Tweddle Perinatal Psychologist.

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