Posts By: Andrea Paterson

Volunteer Week Message 2018

The theme this year for National Volunteer Week is “Celebrate the Value of Volunteering – building confidence, competence, connections and community” We at Pacific Post Partum Support Society recognize our volunteers and celebrate their value. We hope our volunteers know that we are mindful every day of the dedication and passion they bring to their… Read more »

We’re In This Together: Vincent and Lynsey

Vincent Fung   I chose to participate because there needs to be more awareness of postpartum depression or anxiety. My wife passed away from the effects of postpartum depression and it’s a health issue that has an impact on the whole family.   We tried all sorts of medical and therapeutic treatments, but ultimately our… Read more »

Bell, Let’s Talk About Maternal Mental Health

Every year Bell runs its Let’s Talk campaign to shine a light on mental health issues. It’s been a great way to bring awareness to mental health struggles and has gone some way to deconstructing the stigma around mental illness. But when it comes to maternal mental health there’s still work to be done and… Read more »

We’re In This Together: Steph

I was happy to participate in the We’re in this Together campaign because the knowledge that so many other moms were going through the same thing as me was so comforting throughout my personal journey. I wouldn’t say I am happy to have gone through my PPD struggles, but the fact that I came out… Read more »