Mental Health & Depression

My story of hormonal depression: when my hormones change, I change
Article

My story of hormonal depression: when my hormones change, I change

In this article, Dr Hannah Ward shared her experience with reproductive depression.

My story of hormonal depression: when my hormones change, I change [Video]
Video

My story of hormonal depression: when my hormones change, I change [Video]

In this video, Dr Hannah Ward shares her experience with reproductive depression. 

Thinking hormones in psychiatric consultations with Dr Devika Patel
Podcast

160Thinking hormones in psychiatric consultations with Dr Devika Patel

Dr Devika Patel is a guest on The Dr Louise Newson Podcast to share how a chance encounter when overhearing an educational webinar on the menopause was a light bulb moment for her practice as a psychiatrist.

My Story: Hormone changes triggered my OCD and depression
Article

My Story: Hormone changes triggered my OCD and depression

In this article, we hear from Anna - who has a history of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and bouts of depression. Her mental health had been stable for 12 years then, at the age of 45, she fell into a deep depression that left her suicidal – and it didn’t begin to lift until she started HRT.

Suicide Awareness and the Menopause Live Q&A [video]
Video

Suicide Awareness and the Menopause Live Q&A [video]

balance app founder, Dr Louise Newson, supported this live Q&A on Suicide Awareness and the Menopause with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), the region’s NHS mental health services provider. The public event discussed how the menopause affects mental health, including mood changes, depression and sometimes suicidal thoughts.

Available help, speak with someone today
Article

Available help, speak with someone today

My Story: Losing my wife – an avoidable tragedy?
Article

My Story: Losing my wife – an avoidable tragedy?

Losing my wife: was her perimenopause a contributing factor? With Peter Smith
Podcast

142Losing my wife: was her perimenopause a contributing factor? With Peter Smith

What is Reproductive Depression Factsheet
Factsheet

What is Reproductive Depression Factsheet

Addressing the emotional challenges of perimenopause and menopause with Simona Stokes
Podcast

140Addressing the emotional challenges of perimenopause and menopause with Simona Stokes

A podcast with Simona Stokes to discuss the emotional impact of the perimenopause and menopause.

Mental health and emotional wellbeing in the perimenopause and menopause booklet
Booklet

Mental health and emotional wellbeing in the perimenopause and menopause booklet

My Story: Losing and regaining my sense of self
Article

My Story: Losing and regaining my sense of self

My Story: Why can’t anyone help me?
Article

My Story: Why can’t anyone help me?

My Story: Mental health, HRT and Me
Article

My Story: Mental health, HRT and Me

Living well through your perimenopause and menopause booklet
Booklet

Living well through your perimenopause and menopause booklet

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