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Perinatal mental health and illness
Perinatal mental health and illness

Wed, 07 Sept


Online via Zoom

Perinatal mental health and illness

A discussion and eye opener into perinatal mental health and illness, including an overview of the common signs and symptoms of perinatal illness, plus a discussion and case study about the power of peer support.

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Time & Location

07 Sept 2022, 19:30 – 20:30 BST

Online via Zoom

Event Details

If you can't make the date for this session, you can register and select the option to receive the recording.


A discussion and eye opener into perinatal mental health and illness, what the common signs and symptoms are, and how sleep and perinatal professionals can provide effective support. 

The webinar will detail the common types of perinatal mental illnesses, and their signs, symptoms and treatment options. This is an insightful and engaging webinar to highlight the significance of perinatal mental health, first and foremost by understanding it in its full context. Participants are encouraged to query, ask questions and feedback on their own experiences that may be relatable if they feel they are able to. The session will be approximately 45 minutes, with 15 minutes for Q&A. 

Aim & learning outcomes

The aim of this session is to provide education and awareness of perinatal mental health including what symptoms and signs to look out for. 

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  1. Define perinatal mental health and describe the full spectrum this covers, including the range of people this affects and the consequences of untreated mental illness
  2. Support your clients to be able to notice perinatal mental health signs and symptoms
  3. Identify when your clients may need referring onto specialist services
  4. Positively guide mums and dads with empathy and advice and reduce stigma around mental health
  5. Understand the support that PANDAS can offer with further resourcing.

More about Dani

Dani Gillett is highly experienced within healthcare and perinatal mental health. She’s a mother of three and has lived experience of perinatal mental illness. Dani is the PANDAS Charity Training Director; within this role she runs all the training for the charity, sources new external training, and ensures all PANDAS charity volunteers run a safe and confident support service. Her most recent accolade is that she has her own chapter in Stacey Dooley’s new book ‘Are You Really, Ok?’; here she discusses her lived experience where she wishes to show others that you can heal and hopes by telling her story others will also reach out for support.


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Our fees are listed in pound sterling (£). If you'd like to pay in a different currency, please email us with the course name and your preferred currency. 

Event requirements

To participate in our online (live) events, you will need access to:

  • A computer – laptop, desktop or tablet.

  • A high-speed internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE).

  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth.

  • A webcam – built-in webcam or separate webcam connected to your laptop/desktop or tablet.


You will be required to download Zoom so you can participate fully in the online (live) event.

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