The Association for Post-Natal Illness is the leading organisation in its field. It provides support to mothers suffering from post-natal illness, to increase public awareness of the illness and to encourage research into its cause and nature. The Association provides a telephone helpline, information leaflets for sufferers and healthcare professionals as well as a network of volunteers (telephone and postal), who have themselves experienced postnatal illness.
The Association runs a support service for husbands and families of the depressed woman. Many of the volunteer husbands will to talk to husbands of sufferers and offer help and advice if necessary.