We are here, whatever the weather, to offer hope, empathy and support for every parent or network affected by perinatal mental illness.

PANDAS is a community offering peer-to-peer support for you, your family and your network.

How we can support you

How you can help us

If you need urgent help…

If you need urgent help or are worried about a loved one, call the Samaritans on 116 123 or the emergency services on 999.

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We want you to get creative with your roller-skates and think of a fun way that you can raise some money for the PANDAS Foundation. 

Host a retro roller-disco, do an inventive skate-a-day, assemble a skating obstacle course, roll to work for a week, or simply do a family skate in the local park! You can use your skates in any way that you like - just get creative and have fun with it! 💃 

£5 allows us to send you a physical fundraising pack full of PANDAS info and merchandise for setting up your event

And to thank you for setting up an event we will even send you a thank you pack with a PANDAS Foundation t-shirt and wristband

For more information on fundraising please contact: 
natalie.stevenson@pandasfoundation.org.uk

Thank you! 🙌

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Parenting can be tough, and sometimes we all need Parenting can be tough, and sometimes we all need a little bit of support 💌 Sometimes we are unsure if we can face making the move to get support....we are here to make it easier. We can guide, support, advise...and be that ear to listen to. 

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Here at PANDAS we want you to know that our helpline is available FOR YOU. On those days you feel like you're not coping and everything is a massive struggle, we are there. 

Don't underestimate the power of talking things through, being heard and understood and having someone there to listen. Often it's easier to talk to a stranger, and our trained volunteers are there to offer support and advice 📞

We exist for all parents and carers, and if you are worried about someone in that position we can offer help and support too. 

The phone line is open between 11am - 10pm. Please don’t hesitate to call 

☎️ 0808 1961 776 ☎️

Lots of love ❤️
❤️ THANK YOU EDIE AND JOE ❤️ We would lik ❤️ THANK YOU EDIE AND JOE ❤️

We would like to send a massive THANK YOU to Edie and Joe, who are taking part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon on the 1st August. Not only this, but they also completed another half marathon of their own on the original LLHM date - 23rd May. Amazing! 🙏

You can read about why and Joe have taken on this incredible challenge on their fundraising link (TW - the story relates to suicide) 

If you would like to donate and support Edie, Joe and PANDAS Foundation, the fundraising link is below:

https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/Edie_JoeLLHM

Thank you ❤️And good luck on the day Joe and Edie! #teamPANDASFoundation are behind you all of the way!

#LLHM #running #halfmarathon #pmh
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📢 THAMES PATH CHALLENGE - 11th - 12th September 📢 THAMES PATH CHALLENGE - 11th - 12th September 2021 📢

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Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river. Most will walk, many will jog, some will run, and all have special reasons to push themselves.🚶‍♂️🏃‍♀️

The Thames provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable challenge. Over 3000 adventurers will join the Putney Bridge start, and the full 100 km route heads upstream all the way to Henley along the famous Thames Towpath. It’s goes through Richmond, Hampton Court, Runnymede, and Windsor, with some wonderful historic scenery en-route to a riverside finish line. You’ll get full support & hospitality all the way – and with 50 km & 25 km distance options also available – plus the Thames Bridges Trek & Moonlight 10 through Central London – and the Sunday Henley 10K – there’s a Thames Path Challenge for everyone in 2021.

We would love you to take this challenge on for the PANDAS. We are in need of donations and fundraisers to extend our valuable support services across the UK. ☎️ 💷 🤗 🙌

If you decide to set up as a fundraiser we will also send you a thank you pack that includes an exclusive PANDAS t-shirt and wristband. 

For more information on the Thames path challenge, please go to:
http://www.ultrachallenge.com

For more information on fundraising for PANDAS please contact:
natalie.stevenson@pandasfoundation.org.uk 

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Are you looking to get rid of your old car? Did you know you can donate the value of your car to PANDAS Foundation? Find out how easy it is to donate the value of your old car to charity car at:

http://www.charitycar.co.uk/pandas-foundation

Whether you have a scrap or used car you'd like to donate to charity, charity car can help. If your car is ready to scrap, it will be responsibly recycled, or repaired and re-used, and PANDAS Foundation will receive 100% of the car's scrap value. Or, if there's enough life left in your old car they will auction it to raise more money!

Your old car donations could help to make sure someone suffering with perinatal mental illness does not feel alone and is able to receive the relevant support to aid their recovery. ❤️ If you are thinking of getting rid of yours, we would be so grateful if you thought of us.

Thank you. 🙏.

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Our brains can be very good at worrying & formulat Our brains can be very good at worrying & formulating the worst possible outcomes. This can be exacerbated when we are feeling rough or poorly. Sometimes we need to recalibrate. You know…more often that not….it works out ❤️🙌

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Parenting can be tough, and sometimes we all need Parenting can be tough, and sometimes we all need a little bit of support 💌

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Here at PANDAS we want you to know that our helpline is available FOR YOU. On those days you feel like you're not coping and everything is a massive struggle, we are there. 

Don't underestimate the power of talking things through, being heard and understood and having someone there to listen. Often it's easier to talk to a stranger, and our trained volunteers are there to offer support and advice 📞

We exist for all parents and carers, and if you are worried about someone in that position we can offer help and support too. 

The phone line is open between 11am - 10pm. Please don’t hesitate to call 

☎️ 0808 1961 776 ☎️

Lots of love ❤️
Just a wee reminder from us as we head into the we Just a wee reminder from us as we head into the weekend 😘❤️ Thanks for the lovely 🎨 @designbykaitlin 🙌🙌 

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It’s been such a tough year for everyone. Despit It’s been such a tough year for everyone. Despite working together for nearly a year, sending endless voice notes & messages & ideas to each other ALL the time (& the whole PANDAS family), today was the first time EVER that Head of Charity Annie (@anniebelasco) met Head of Comms & Development Sally (@sally_bunkham) in the flesh & it was wonderful. The PANDAS love & team continue to make life better for all parents, carers & their families. We are so passionate about what we do, & such good things are in the pipeline for PANDAS. ❤️❤️

#teamPANDAS #perinatalmentalhealth #pmh #parenting
❤️ HANNAH'S VIRTUAL MOUNT KILIMANJARO CHALLENG ❤️ HANNAH'S VIRTUAL MOUNT KILIMANJARO CHALLENGE ❤️

We would like to thank Hannah, one of our incredible fundraisers who is undertaking a virtual climb of Mount Kilimanjaro and aiming to complete the full Mountain by the end of August for the PANDAS Foundation! What an inspiration and exciting fundraiser. Hannah says....

"I have felt alone as a parent and suffered with pre and post natal depression. If it wasn't for helplines such as PANDAS many parents would be stuck feeling isolated and like they have failed. PANDAS do such amazing work! Please help me to support them."

If you would like to support Hannah's amazing challenge, her fundraising link is below: 

https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/HannahHart8

Thank you so much, Hannah. You are amazing. 🙏

If you have a challenge that you would like to complete yourself in aid of PANDAS Foundation just like Hannah, please do contact claire.jones@pandasfoundation.org.uk. ❤️

#kilimanjaro #virtualwalk #pmh #fundraising

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