Wed 31 October 2018
For many years we’ve been talking about the impact a mum’s mental health has on children. Now it’s time to start talking about dads and their well-being.
Dr Catherine Wade from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney has been working on research with The Parenting Research Centre that shows dads need just as much attention when it comes to their mental health.
To find out more about The Parenting Research Centre and their resources just visit their website.
To read more about Catherine’s work click through to her articles available via The Conversation.
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More from the Dad's Mental Health series
- Why are dads still struggling with postnatal depression: Associate Professor Richard Fletcher
- Why dads need to reconnect with their mates: Jeremy Macvean, The Movember Foundation
- When men struggle and women don't know what to do: Dr Elysia Thornton Benko
- The importance of good fathering role models: Dr Bruce Robinson, The Fathering Project
- Self-care for dads is not what you think: Psychologist Clive Williams
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in families: Dr Brian O'Toole
- How do we get new dads talking? Don't call it a "men's group": Grant Lyndon from Busy Dads
- How to help a dad struggling with PND: Clinical Psychologist Anthony Mackie
- Why kids and families are the real victims of PTSD
- Dads and PND: Why texting is part of the solution
- Why dads need their mates (and how we can help)
- 1 in 5 dads are anxious and depressed: How do we change that?
- The Fathering Project: "I wish someone had shown me how to be a good dad"
- Humans of New York dad's truth: "I just need a little space to be me"