COPE in the media

COPE raises awareness about perinatal emotional and mental health by sharing our expertise in the media.

October 29, 2017
ABC News: New mothers: Identifying women at risk of perinatal mental health issues
Dr Highet discusses the importance of the new Guideline, risk factors of perinatal mental health issues and why perinatal mental health conditions go undiagnosed.

July 26, 2105
Sydney Morning Herald: Parenting challenges in the 21st century
Dr Highet discusses how mums project feelings of failure onto their newborns.

June 29, 2015
ABC News Radio
Dr. Highet discusses federal government funding cuts to perinatal mental health services.

November 6, 2014
ABC News Radio
Dr. Highet discusses the launch and need for COPE

September 21, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald: Bottle feeders in white hot struggle over milky way
Featuring an excerpt from Dr. Highet’s forward to a book on bottle feeding and the pressures that mums face around how they feed their children.

June 12, 2104
The Age: Why men get postnatal depression, too
Dr. Highet discusses the little attention antenatal classes give to mental health, especially for men.

January 15, 2014
The West Australian: Postnatal depression linked to troubled youth
Dr. Highet discusses potential long-term affects of postnatal depression