Ellie started noticing the physical symptoms of anxiety while she was pregnant. Hear how she sought help with managing anxiety after her son was born.
Highlights of Ellie’s vlog about managing anxiety after birth:
Hear more young parents’ stories about mental health.
Getting support and help
Anxiety: If you think that you may be suffering from anxiety or depression, it’s important to speak to your doctor or health visitor. A useful place for advice and help is YoungMinds, a mental health charity that specialises in child and adolescent mental health. They provide a range of organisations that can help, which you can find here.
Suicidal thoughts: If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts it is important to seek advice immediately from a member of your family, a friend or someone you trust. You can also call the Samaritans 24-hours-a-day on 116 123.
If you are in immediate danger or know someone who is, please call 999. It’s so important to speak out and please remember, you are not alone!