Other support networks

Light Peer Support can offer families peer support and guidance at our support groups or via our 1:1 support programme.

Additional support, information or treatment can be found from many other local and national organisations, charities and networks. Here are details of some other support services available:

Sheffield, Rotherham & Doncaster Perinatal Mental Health Service: 0114 271 6069 or 0114 271 6310  http://shsc.nhs.uk/services/sheffield-rotherham-and-doncaster-perinatal-mental-health-service/

Local services in and around Sheffield:

Sheffield IAPT: 0114 226 4380 www.iaptsheffield.shsc.nhs.uk

Sheffield Mental Health Helpline: 24 hours a day Freephone 0808 801 0440

Sheffield Mind: Free telephone counselling support every Monday between 9.00 – 10.30am 0114 258 4489 www.sheffieldmind.co.uk

Sheffield Children’s Centreshttps://www.sheffield.gov.uk/familycentres

Sheffield Sling Surgeryhttp://www.sheffieldslingsurgery.co.uk/

Local services in and around Rotherham:

Rotherham IAPT: 01709 447755 or https://iapt.rdash.nhs.uk/

Rotherham & Barnsley Mind: To find out about their services contact the Rotherham office on 01709 919929 or Barnsley on 01226 211188. https://www.rbmind.co.uk/

Rotherham, Doncaster & South Humber (RDaSH) Crisis Team: In a mental health emergency contact the RDaSH Crisis Teams on either 01302 566999; 01709 302670 or 01724 382015

Local services in and around Doncaster:

The Doncaster Talking Shop: a warm and friendly environment where people can gain knowledge and information about the RDaSH  IAPT service and the talking therapies they provide, self-referrals can be made via Tel: 01302 565556

Doncaster IAPT: Contact is via Single Point of Access on 01302 566999 https://iapt.rdash.nhs.uk/

Doncaster MIND: Self refer online at http://doncastermind.org.uk/contact-us/ , email:  [email protected], call: 01302 812190, text: 07928 821758, http://doncastermind.org.uk/

National services:

APNI (Association for Post Natal Illness): 0207 386 0868 https://apni.org/

Pandas Foundation (Pre and Post Natal Depression Advice and Support): http://www.pandasfoundation.org.uk/ 0843 2898 401

Cry-sis (support for families with excessively crying, sleepless & demanding babies): 08451 228 669 http://www.cry-sis.org.uk/

Miscarriage Association: 01924 200 799 http://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/

Sands (Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Charity): 0207 436 5881 https://www.sands.org.uk

Samaritans: 24 hours a day Freephone 116 123 http://www.samaritans.org/