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Perinatal and Infant Mental Health

Aberlour

Aberlour

Aberlour, is a national charity for  children, young people and families across Scotland, helping transform lives for the better. Supporting challenges such as  living with a disability, growing up in and leaving care and the impact of drugs and alcohol on families.

Aberlour is one of the 13 charities in the intandem portfolio.  More information is available at www.intandem.scot

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health: Aberlour Child Care Trust will continue delivery of community based support for women experiencing perinatal mental health difficulties, providing emotional and practical support through pregnancy and the first year of a baby’s life. Delivered in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling, new and expectant mums are matched with peer volunteer befrienders for regular non-judgemental support. This relationship-focussed support helps new and expectant mums to bond with their babies and reduces social isolation.

Successful Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund organisations announced
26.11.2020

Successful Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund organisations announced

  Charities providing counselling, peer and parental support are to share funding to help improve the life chances and wellbeing of pregnant women, new mums and their families. The Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund will provide annual funding of up to £1 million to help third sector organisations deliver vital services. Mental Health Minister

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Accessing the right kind of help can transform the lives of new parents
06.11.2020

Accessing the right kind of help can transform the lives of new parents

Pregnancy, birth and caring for a new baby can involve some of the most rewarding experiences in life. Yet being a new parent can also be full of difficult and isolating moments for mothers and families writes Julia Abel. Mental ill health at this time is common, affecting 1 in 5 mothers and 1 in

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The Potential of our Relationships
04.11.2020

The Potential of our Relationships

Link Up worker Hannah Kirby reflects on Hilary Cottam’s book ‘Radical Help’ and the parallels with Inspiring Scotland’s community development and wellbeing programme.  “To solve today’s problems we need collaboration, we need to be part of the change and we need systems that include all of us… And to do this we need to start

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