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Additional Farsi Language information and Community Resources

Here to Help BC
Here to help is a website of the BC Partners for Mental health and addictions information, who work together to help people better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems and live a healthier life.

The information provided in Farsi can be used for who has mental health problems or who lives with person with mental health issues.

Beyond Blue
Beyond blue has partnered with Mental Health in Multicultural Australia to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety among refugees and immigrants.
If you or person who lives with you has symptoms of mental health issues, the Farsi materials has valuable information about the risk factors of anxiety, depression and how they can be treated. It also has an evaluation questionnaire in Farsi to help you determine the level of anxiety.

Multicultural Health Communication of Australia
Multicultural Health Communication of Australia provides multilingual health information in PDF format, in many languages including Farsi.
These two articles may be of your interest: (Sad feeling after childbirth- a hidden problem) and (Depression during pregnancy and early parenthood).

Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force
Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force provides Farsi fact sheet about what every mom should know about post natal depression.
Under the Provider on top of the screen, look for resources and you may find Farsi material.


Community resources

North Shore Multicultural Society
Provides support and advocacy to immigrants, refugee women and their families. Free and confidential support and counselling available in different languages including Farsi.

Spectrum Society
Spectrum Mothers Society is a non-profit agency in North Vancouver that is committed to provide support for women who are caring for children in difficult and challenging situations.
If you have children up to age 5 and you need support, you may ask your nurse to refer you to receive help in Farsi.
Call Sally Livingstone at 604.562.5530.

Vancouver and Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

provide culturally sensitive services to immigrants, visible minority and refugee women and their families who are experiencing family violence. Free and confidential advocacy, counselling and support through bilingual and bicultural support workers.

North Shore Family Services
Is a non profit community based agency that offers post partum and breast feeding support for women during and after pregnancy.