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Celebrating 10 years of PADA

Celebrating 10 years of PADA

One woman, Rosie Smith, saw a gap and had a vision. There was no national organisation for perinatal mental health in Aotearoa New Zealand. A brainstorming day was held in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington in June 2009. This was attended by 30 representatives connected...

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PADA joins Mothers Matter to #raisetheredflag at Parliament

PADA joins Mothers Matter to #raisetheredflag at Parliament

This morning, PADA had the honour of attending the Mothers Matter launch at Parliament on 10 Poutū-te-rangi | March 2021. 'Who Holds Our Mothers?' is a short film that marks the start of a national campaign to demand Government takes action to prevent maternal suicide...

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PADA Christmas Newsletter 2020

PADA Christmas Newsletter 2020

Kia ora koutou and welcome to our Christmas 2020 newsletter! Our team were able to travel freely across Aotearoa to deliver our seminars and events in the second half of this year, and have worked on new resources available for download. Read on to find out what is...

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PADA Māori Maternal Mental Health Hui 2020

PADA Māori Maternal Mental Health Hui 2020

In November, the team at PADA came together in Tāmaki Makaurau for the first Māori maternal mental health hui at Ōrākei Marae, to come together in whakawhanaungatanga with a goal to find the right path to assist all māmā and their whānau in the space of Māori maternal...

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PADA Midwinter Newsletter 2020

PADA Midwinter Newsletter 2020

Kia ora koutou and welcome to our first newsletter of 2020! What have we been up to, do you ask? Read on to find out what we've been up to, new resources available to you, challenges we've overcome and exciting news about our rescheduled seminars and events! Read more...

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Latest Newsletter from PADA

Latest Newsletter from PADA

Welcome to our Autumn Newsletter!  The start of the year has raced by and we are now on the countdown to Perinatal Awareness Week 5th-12th May.  World Maternal Mental Health Day is Wednesday 1st May and we have our first Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Seminar at...

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Daily Encourager article

Daily Encourager article

A book for professionals who support new parents is being published by Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Aotearoa (PADA). To be launched on May 2 at the World Maternal Mental Health Forum in Wellington, the 300-page book, Are You OK . . . Really? will deal with...

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