The following is a list of resources that are available in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. Clicking on the links below will open the web site in a new browser window.
Free peer support group for women with postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. Professional and peer facilitators guide group discussions that provide women with an outlet for expressing the unique challenges of parenting with a postpartum psychiatric disorder and gaining the support of others with similar experiences.
Offer Wake County residents parent education workshops and support services. Breastfeeding support services include breastfeeding classes and telephone and group-based support. Parent support services provide in-home parent education to enhance parenting skills.
Offer Wake County residents parent education programs that teach parents about child development and positive discipline techniques. Several programs also help parents develop effective stress and anger management skills.
Offer parent education courses to women who delivered at Duke or Durham Regional Hospitals and residents of Durham county. Course topics include preparing for postpartum stress and changes, newborn care, breastfeeding, early childhood development and healthcare, returning to work, and infant and child CPR.
Provide parent education programs—including the Incredible Years program—to residents of Orange or Chatham county.
Provides home visiting services for low-income, first-time mothers in Wake County until the child is two years old. Services include parent skills training, counseling and practical support, and making referrals for community support services (e.g. job training, healthcare, childcare, etc.).
Home-Visiting by volunteers, provide information on newborn childcare and local resources as well as peer support. Offered to residents of Wake County by SAFEchild and to residents of Durham County by the Welcome Baby organization.
Family support and parent education program based on the Born to Learn curriculum, includes home visits and community referrals. Offered in Wake County by Project Enlightenment and in Durham County by Healthy Families Durham.
From birth to age three, public health nurses or social workers provide parent education and support, child development information, counseling, and referral to community resources in weekly home visits. Offered to residents of Orange County.
Last Updated August 10, 2011
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