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2024 Maternal Mental Health and Substance Use Summit

May 16, 2024

OPTIMIZING OUTCOMES: Maternal Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Summit On Friday, August 16th, 2024, NC MATTERS and the NC DHHS Maternal Health Branch, Women, Infant, and Community Wellness Section, are inviting healthcare and public health professionals to join us in Asheville to learn about how we can improve our support of maternal health outcomes. … Read more

NC MATTERS Local Health Department Needs Assessment

February 1, 2024

This needs assessment was conducted with North Carolina (NC) local health departments (LHDs) to identify strengths and challenges related to integrating behavioral health into perinatal care clinics.

Mental Health Care Package

December 8, 2023

This package contains helpful links for mental health and safety, infant care and parenting, support groups, and other assistance programs and resources.

Helpful Questions to Ask When Choosing a Therapist

December 8, 2023

It is important that your therapist makes you feel comfortable and has the right kind of experience to support your mental health goals. Here are some questions you can use to help you in your search.

HRSA Invests More than $4 Million to Address Maternal Mortality and Improve Maternal Health in North Carolina

December 5, 2023

“Funding supports Biden-Harris Administration’s strategy to increase access to maternal care; address maternal depression; and grow the maternal health workforce Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced more than $4 million in awards to North Carolina to support the White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis (PDF … Read more

Partner Support Guide – En Español

November 14, 2023

¿QUÉ SON LAS PMAD? Estas siglas en inglés se refieren a varios desarreglos mentales que pueden surgir durante el embarazo y después del parto. Los PMAD son la complicación más común durante el período perinatal y muchas veces no reciben ningún tratamiento

NC MATTERS Service Flyer

November 1, 2023

NC MATTERS supports healthcare professionals licensed to work in our state. Learn how the psychiatric access line works here.


October 26, 2023

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has called on obstetric care providers to take a more active role in identifying and addressing postpartum depression.