This year has been tough for so many people, but for new parents, it’s been particularly challenging.
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Data shows the number of new parents seeking help for anxiety and depression has more than doubled during the pandemic.
Support services say that demand won’t go away any time soon.
Margaret Paul reports.
If you need someone to talk to, call:
Lifeline on 13 11 14
Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800
MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978
Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467
Beyond Blue on 1300 22 46 36
Headspace on 1800 650 890
QLife on 1800 184 527
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