The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) is excited to have received an award for Best Scientific Poster at the Australasian Marce Society & Tresillian Family Care Centre’s 'New Paradigms in Parenting, Perinatal Mental Health & Wellbeing' Virtual Conference, 9-10 September 2021.
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PIRI is excited to announce DadSpace, a new website dedicated to supporting fathers across Australia. DadSpace provides information, strategies, tips, resources, and support specifically for dads who are expecting or have a new baby.
World Mental Health Day is being celebrated on 10 October 2021. The early years are critical for lifelong brain development and functioning, learning, and wellbeing. PIRI is committed to investing in the earliest years to build a brighter future for mothers, fathers, babies, and their families. #mhw2021
The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has now made available its final report, which describes 65 recommendations for improving Victoria’s mental health system that the Victorian Government has committed to implement.
Your MumSpace Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Kit contains social media tiles focussing on perinatal mental health and the support tools available. Please feel free to download these and share these via your networks.
The $13.6 million in additional funding will ensure that PANDA and other key national programs will continue to support women and their families affected by perinatal mental illness, or experiencing grief after the death of a child during this challenging period.
PIRI acknowledges the many individuals have experienced physical and emotional trauma during birth. It is estimated that up to 1 in 3 women experience birth trauma.
The team led by the Parent Infant Research Institute (PIRI) at Austin Health received the ‘Minister for Health's Award for improving maternal, child and family health
PIRI researchers were among the first to point to the wider negative repercussions of perinatal depression and anxiety. A new health-economic analysis prepared by PwC, The cost of perinatal depression and anxiety in Australia, has just been released.
The Global Alliance for Maternal Mental Health (GAMMH) is a coalition of international organisations committed to improving the mental health and wellbeing of women and their children in pregnancy and the first postnatal year (the ‘perinatal period’) throughout the world.