Ripe & The Community
Ripe proudly supports PANDA - Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia
PANDA is a Victorian, not-for-profit, self-help organization that provides confidential information, support and referral to anyone affected by post and antenatal mood disorders, including partners and extended family members. PANDA also produces and distributes accurate information about post and antenatal mood disorders to health professionals and the wider community. Ripe values the wonderful work that the people of PANDA do to support women and their families during their experience with post and ante natal depression.
To learn more or to make a donation please visit www.panda.org.au
PANDA National Helpline
Mon to Fri, 10am - 5pm AEST
1300 726 306
PANDA's telephone information, support and referral service is staffed by trained volunteers, professional counsellors and supervising staff. In keeping with PANDA's Mutual Support Self Help principles most of these volunteers on the helpline have experienced perinatal depression and anxiety.
On average PANDA receives and makes over 500 calls through the Helpline per month. PANDA is happy to receive calls from anyone who is concerned about how they or someone else if coping during pregnancy or after having a baby. Many partners ring the helpline as well as extended family members and friends.
To learn more about the PANDA helpline click here