Perinatal Mental Health Services useful information

Publication date:
24 August 2022
Date range:
August 2022 - ongoing


PATH – Pathways to Improving Mental Health

The PATH (PerinAtal menTal Health) project aims to enable women, people, families and healthcare professionals to prevent, recognise and successfully manage mild/moderate perinatal mental illness.

Perinatal Mental Health Community Service

Assessment, diagnosis and short-term treatment of those affected by a moderate to severe perinatal mental health illness in the preconception, antenatal and
postnatal period.

Self-referral or by healthcare staff.

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Tel: 01622 722321

Thrive – Psychological Support for Birth Trauma and Perinatal Loss

Assessment and psychological treatment for moderate/severe mental health difficulties/ psychological trauma as a result of or triggered by birth trauma or perinatal loss.

Referral by health or social care staff.

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Tel: 01227 768928

Rosewood Mother and Baby Unit

Inpatient 8 bedded unit in Dartford for the treatment of antenatal and postnatal mental illnesses.

Referrals can be made by health and social care professionals via ‘WebBed’ referral form.

Tel: 01322 622101

Kent and Medway Urgent Mental Health Helpline

Those not currently receiving care or treatment from KMPT - for those concerned about their mental health, or the mental health of a friend or relative, and need urgent help, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Tel: 0800 783 9111