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A free resource for health care professionals caring for pregnant and postpartum patients in North Carolina who are struggling with mental health or substance use disorders.

For Health Care Professionals (919) 681-2909 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Feedback from Providers

NC MATTERS is an indispensable service to the region given the shortage of perinatal psychiatric providers.

S. Jones
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Fayetteville

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Are you a new or expectant parent?

NC MATTERS psychiatric consulting service is for healthcare professionals. We do provide tools for new and pregnant parents who havequestions about their mental health. These resources can help you:
  • Understand if how you're feeling is "normal"
  • Determine when you might need additional help
  • Take the next steps with your healthcare professional

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Are you in crisis? Get help right now.

NC MATTERS is not a crisis line. If your patient is in an emergency, please contact one of these organizations that provide free, confidential support 24/7.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Call 988 or visit the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline website

National Maternal Mental Health Hotline
Call or text 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262)

Postpartum Support International
Call or text "Help" to 1 -800-944-4773