Postpartum Depression and Mental Health Concerns: The Impact on Young Children
Fact Sheet, 2010
Approximately 10% of mothers experience postpartum depression. Postpartum depression and mental health concerns impact every aspect of a person’s life, including body, mind, and spirit; extended family and friends; partner and baby. This fact sheet not only discusses the impact that maternal mental health can have on young children, but also ways in which professionals can support families when this is a concern.
Resiliency and Young Children: Causal Analysis
Fact Sheet, 2013
People who are resilient have three main abilities: relax, reflect, and respond. These abilities can be further broken down into seven resiliency skills. Each skill forms the basis on which others can be built. The seven skills are emotional regulation, impulse control, causal analysis, empathy, realistic optimism, self-efficacy, and reaching out. This fact sheet focuses on practical ways that caregivers and frontline workers can help children build skills in the area of causal analysis.
Maternal Mental Health
Information Card, 2013
The Maternal Mental Health Information Card provides information for women and their families and friends who want to know more about maternal depression. It includes information on symptoms of depression and who to contact for help. The card also includes ways a woman can take care of herself and suggestions for family and friends to help support her if she is suffering from depression. Contacts for help are also provided. The card is ideal for waiting rooms or as a handout to those who would benefit from information on maternal depression.SKU: 2-101
Information Card, 2015
This information card is about temperament, the inherent and unique traits that influence how we interact with the world. Caregivers will be provided with information on why it is important to understand their children’s temperaments and how it affects behaviour.SKU: 8-810
Nurturing Early Childhood Mental Health
Information Card, 2010
Written in plain language, this information card provides general information about early childhood mental health and opportunities that parents have to increase their child’s overall health in the early years.SKU: 8-001