Health and Wellbeing Newsletter August 2022 - Final

Aware NI: Mood Matters - Parent & Baby Wednesday September 21st 2022 19:00 This is a free mental health awareness session delivered by Aware NI for expectant mothers and parents of babies under 3 years of age. There is a strong emphasis on looking after the mental health of both the parent and the child. The programme features videos of parents discussing their experience of depression during and after pregnancy, including the help they got and what they do now to look after their mental health. It also features information from professionals about recognizing the signs and symptoms of a mental health problem or mental illness, where to get help and simple self-help strategies to maintain good mental health or recover from illness. There is also a practical demonstration of how simple mindfulness meditation can help parents feel more relaxed and better equipped to enjoy parenthood. To apply for a place on this Mood Matters course, please use the below link and fill in your details for the course which suits you best. Aware NI - Apply to Mood Matters - Parent & Baby (