New Dads Can Have Postnatal Depression Too

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Did you know…

  • The risk of depression doubles in the first year of being a dad
  • First time dads are particularly vulnerable
  • 1 in 10 dads-to-be will become depressed during their partner’s pregnancy
  • The peak time of postnatal depression in men is 3-6 months after birth
  • Dads under 25 are more likely to experience this

Insight Healthcare talking therapies is a free and confidential service, commissioned by the NHS, and is available to anyone aged 18+ and registered with a Calderdale GP.

They can accept referrals in the following ways:

Once they have received the referral, a member of the administration team will contact you to arrange an appointment. Please note that it is usual policy to withhold telephone numbers when you are called.