Health visitor programme: high impact area 2: maternal (perinatal) mental health

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Great Britain. Department of Health
Department of Health
Date of publication
1 March 2015
Health Services, Mental health services, Children and Young People
Social welfare
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These stories from health visitors and service-users demonstrate the work and benefits of the transformed health visiting service. The service offers 4 levels of support depending on need, 5 universal reviews at key points in a child’s life, and 6 high impact areas where health visitors make the biggest difference.

This document focuses on the key development point: maternal mental health.