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We make a difference through education,
advocacy and collaboration.

One in four Americans
currently suffers from
a diagnosable and treatable mental health disorder.

For over eight years, partners from all across the region have come together to make our community better. These organizations and individuals have focused their efforts on mental health action and advocacy, promoting the cause for the people we love, serve, and support.

16
Million
Adults
with Depression
42
Million
Adults
with Anixety Disorders
6
Million
Adults
with bipolar disorder
3
Million
Adults
with schizophrenia

What We Do

MHAEC believes we should treat mental health and substance use like we treat physical health disorders.

Education For Community Providers

In addition to our annual conference, MHAEC hosts regional summits, workshops, and trainings for community doctors, therapists, case managers, nurses, educators, members of the clergy and faith based communities, and social workers.

Community Outreach Programs

MHAEC hosts community events, and works to promote information and outreach throughout Eastern Carolina. The focus of our community outreach is awareness, engagement and education of community members.

Peer Navigation Services

In addition to having peers throughout the region, helping persons access care, MHAEC also hosts peer credentialing, training, and is a testing site for the MHA National Peer Support Specialist designation.

Criminal Justice Intervention

The intersection of mental health and incarceration effects so many of those dear to our heart. MHAEC works with local law enforcement agencies to promote diversion, treatment, and support for those facing mental health concerns and who are also criminally justice involved.

Educational Materials

Getting information into the hands of community members is important at MHAEC. We offer a variety of print and digital materials for distribution. Additionally, we co-brand products for a small fee for organizations looking to offer similar supports in the community.

Online Screening Tools

Since its inception in May 2014, MHA has collected over 1.5 Million screens. Today, MHA collects around 3,000 screenings daily. After completing their screening, individuals receive immediate results, education, resources and linkage to local offices.

Digital Media Management

Social Media Management

Syringe Exchange

Community Collaborative Meetings

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Events

MHAEC Blog

We love what we do, visit our blog for additional resources

Recent Posts



The Role of Diet in Mental Health

Healthy body, healthy mind! Your brain is an organ, and just like any other, it needs proper nutr

Two African American Pioneers in Mental Health

Two African American Pioneers in Mental Health

Mental Health America of Eastern Carolina

Ask yourself, "Am I trying to be better, or look better?"

Ask yourself, "Am I trying to be better, or look better?" Many are more concerned with the latte

5 New Year's Resolutions for Your Mental Health

Vocalize What you Need

Many times you may feel hesitant to speak up for yourself, espec

Our Partners and Staff

Our sponsors and partners are vital to the work we do.

Erin Stuart is a community participant within the Greenville area, as she devotes endless time within several non-profits such as the Ronald McDonald House of Eastern North Carolina and Riley’s Army

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Erin Emily Stuart Executive Assistant

Asia Boyd is Peer Navigator at MHA of Eastern Carolina with over 7 years experience in both Mental and Behavioral health. Asia enjoys promoting happier and healthier lives to people in recovery. Her bubbly personality and leadership skills provides the necessary tools to inspire hope. She’s able to utilize her lived experience to promote wellness in others. Her motto is, “if she can do it, so can you!”

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Asia Boyd Peer Navigator

Jessica has a strong passion for mental health and substance abuse that is seen in her work and organizations she is a part of. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Public Health from East Carolina University. She is a former intern for Mental Health America of Eastern Carolina and coordinated the 2017 Mind Matters Conference.

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Jessica Fairley Coordinator, Projects

Margaret Powell has a strong passion for mental health and substance abuse, as it has shined through her experience and accomplishments. She is a former intern for Mental Health America of Eastern Carolina, and she was the mind behind our Community Resource Fair of Summer 2017.

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Margaret Powell Coordinator, Events

Hello! My name is Melanie Edwards I am a senior intern at MAEC and am majoring in public health at East Carolina University. I am aspiring to enroll in a dental hygiene program after undergrad. In my free time I enjoy singing, writing music and poems. I hope to one day take two years away from working and travel the world.

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Melanie Edwards Intern

Hi! Im 21, a senior in undergrad at ECU, studying Public Health! I was born in Florida and raised in NC with my family. When I’m not working diligently for my career, I enjoy baking desserts, photography and dancing! I also have a passion for traveling; I’ve been around to 5 countries in Europe this past summer and Dubai a few years ago as well! I have a dire passion for healthcare administration and management, alongside Mental Health Research and can’t wait to put my skills to work with the National Institute of Health someday!

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Sandra George Intern

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Annabel Bunton Intern

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Where to Find Us

1913 Turnbury Dr.
Greenville, NC
27858 US

Email Us At

pitt.mhsa@gmail.com

Call Us At

Phone: (252) 368 6472