Perinatal Mental Health Series - Josie's Story

Wednesday, 17 February 2021 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm

Tonight for part 3 of our Perinatal Mental Health series we chat with Josie Smythe, the founder of Smiling After PND

Josie experienced postnatal depression after the birth of both her children. Since recovering Josie has used her experience to raise awareness, foster community, reduce shame and stigma and encourage affected people to seek help.

You can find out more about Smiling After PND by visiting their website:

For more information on the Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) visit their website here:

If you find anything about todays show distressing or you would like to talk to someone about your own experiences with perinatal mental health challenges you can call PANDA on 1300 726 306 


If you missed the previous episodes in this series you can listen to them here:

Anita's Story

Bernadette's Story


Wednesday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Challenging the mainstream, negative stereotypes of people with a mental illness ths program actively engages those living with a mental illness as researchers, interviewers, performers and program designers while promoting community mental health awareness.


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