WELCOME TO THE NORTH CAROLINA RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators are volunteers who offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.
PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS
NORTH CAROLINA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: ANNE WIMER
NORTH CAROLINA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: CAROLINE PENCE
Postpartum Education and Support
NORTH CAROLINA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: LAURA DIVENTI
NORTH CAROLINA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: CAROL PEINDL
Postpartum Center of the Carolinas
NORTH CAROLINA STATE CO-COORDINATOR: Bill Meyer, MSW, BCD
NORTH CAROLINA EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE
In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:
SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.
MOMS SUPPORTING MOMS
A peer support group for women experiencing symptoms of postpartum mood disorders (including postpartum depression and anxiety). We also offer email and phone support. For more information, meeting times and locations, please call or email.
H.E.A.R.T for Moms
First Wednesday of each month at 7:00PM
at Goldboro Pediatrics
Wayne Memorial Drive
Contact Person: Melissa Harrell, LPC
The Prenatal and Postpartum Center of the Carolinas
Contact: Carol Peindl, MSN RN CS
Hopeful Beginnings Postpartum Support
Hopeful Beginnings is led by a licensed marriage and family therapist and a perinatal clinical nurse specialist.
Call for meeting times and more information
Angela Still, group contact
Feelings After Birth
Lori Davenport, Coordinator
Call for meeting times and more information.
UNC Support Group for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month.
6:30 to 8:00pm
Co-sponsored by UNC Department of Psychiatry Perinatal Mood Disorder Clinic
And UNC Family Medicine Department of Maternal and Child Health
Contact: Chris Raines, RN MSN WH/PMHNP
EDUCATION & EVENTS
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Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.
UPDATES: If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: If you are interested in volunteering, please contact PSI Program Director Wendy Davis with any questions.