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Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support

$100


Description

The impacts of poverty can threaten people’s mental health and wellbeing, but a network of support can make a vital difference. This gift connects people with mental illness and their families with trained support workers and access to psychiatric services.

How your gift helps

Pregnancy, childbirth and adjusting to motherhood can all be challenging. Supporting women’s mental health at these times, along with their physical health, is crucial. That’s why traditional birth attendants Premi and Ladoo (pictured) are being equipped by Tearfund’s partner SaCHA with mental health training which they can incorporate into antenatal visits. This holistic support from birth attendants can be a lifeline for women as they welcome a new baby into the world.

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What you receive
  • Choose from a Printed Card, Download & Print (PDF), E-card, or No Card.
  • Links to Download & Print (PDF) and E-cards are emailed to you after checkout.
  • The amount you have donated will not be on the card.
  • Printed cards:
    • A blank envelope for your card.
    • Free standard postage within Australia or $7 for Express Post. Note: Please see our FAQs for updated delivery information during COVID-19. Express Post cards will normally be sent the same day if the order is made before 12pm AEST. Please note: Express Post only operates in these areas within Australia.
    • Note: We cannot ship printed cards outside Australia (but you can still order the digital cards).
    • Note: We do NOT write on your cards — they are delivered to you to personalise.
  • A tax-deductible receipt.