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Mum's Mind text messaging support


Text a trained perinatal mental health service professional for confidential advice and support related to mum's mental health during pregnancy and baby's first year - available for families across Leicestershire and Rutland

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) now provides a dedicatedperinatal mental health ChatHealth text messaging service –called Mum’s Mind.

The confidential service offers expert advice and information to support mothers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who struggle with mental health issues during pregnancy and baby’s first year.

It is provided via a dedicated text line – 

07507 330 026

Operating from 9am to 4pm on weekdays, the Mum’s Mind ChatHealth line can provide advice on a range of issues ranging from sleep problems, anxiety management and panic attacks to depression,psychosis, OCDand medication concerns. The service can signpost service users to other support from GPs, midwives and health visitors, psychological therapies, benefits advisers, social care providers and birth reflections.And it can also help with practical advice on issues such as mums whomightbe experiencingbonding and attachment issues in pregnancy and after the birth of their baby
 
The Mum's Mind ChatHealth number operates Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm and responds within 24 hours. Outisde these hours, you receive an automated message indicating you will receive a response when the line re-opens.  To stop texts from us please text STOP to the Mum's Mind number.
The new service was developed with service users by the Trust’s specialist perinatal mental health team
 
Please note: The Mum’s Mind service is not a crisis service and does not provide general advice on baby care –this is available through LPT’s original ChatHealth service on 07520 615381 (Leicester City) or 07520 615382 (Leicestershire and Rutland).
 
Help in a mental health crisis - we have commissioned our partners at Turning Point to  provide a free, 24-hour confidential helpline for adults in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who need urgent help with mental health needs. Call on 0808 800 3302. Calls are free from landlines and most mobile networks. Email call-back service: Email Leicestershire.Helpline@turning-point.co.uk with your contact details and they will call you.

Mums Mind logo and numberAdvice is provided by the perinatal mental health team at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. All texts are confidential. However, we might inform someone if we have concerns about your safety. Your messages are stored and can be seen by other health professionals who follow the same confidentiality rules.

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