Mental health: perinatal services around Ballarat
Resources available for health and welfare professionals and members of the community in the Ballarat and Beaufort districts for women with perinatal depression.
PERINATAL SUPPORT PROGRAM
Free service provided by Grampians Medicare Local. Brief intervention for ante and post natal depression, adjustment and parenting support. A referral from a doctor is required.
PERINATAL EMOTIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM
Free service provided by Ballarat Health Service. Support and mental health care for women during pregnancy and up to twelve months after the birth of a child.
RAPHAEL HOUSE (Perinatal and infant mental health)
A doctor's referral is required to access services at Raphael House in Ballarat.
Most services are fully bulk billed through Medicare without additional cost to client.
This information is relevant to people in and around these towns: Alfredton, Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Ballarat, Beaufort, Buninyong, Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford, Lucas, Mt Clear, Mt Helen, Sebastopol, Skipton, Smythesdale, Trentham, Wendouree