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.

Education for Community Providers

In addition to our annual conference, MHAEC hosts regional summits, workshops, and trainings

Community Outreach Programs

MHAEC hosts community events, and works to promote information and outreach throughout Eastern Carolina

Peer Navigation Services

Peer credentialing, training, and is a testing site for the MHA National Peer Support Specialist designation.

MHAEC offers programs and services to help prevent mental health conditions, identify mental health conditions early, intervene with evidence based practices, integrate behavioral health care with physical care, and achieve recovery for citizens across Eastern Carolina.


Our Mission

To promote wellness through prevention,

advocacy, and education by partnering to improve accessibility, effectiveness, and integration of systems.

Our Vision

Supporting healthier and happier lives

of those affected by mental health and substance use in Eastern Carolina.







If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, get in touch with us directly at pitt_mhsa@gmail.com or by calling 252-368-6472 We’d love to help you find the best way to contribute.

Jessica Fairley
Peer Navigator
Timothy G. Livengood, MSL
Board of Directors, Chairman, Operations Committee Chair; Public Policy Committee Chair
Jenni Ham
Board of Directors, Vice-Chairman, Events Committee Co-Chair
Matthew J. Stewart
Board of Directors, Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair
Jessica A. Honeycutt
Board of Directors, Secretary, Awards Committee Chair
Sean Grafton
Board of Directors
Rachel Whitten
Board of Directors, Marketing Committee Chair
Misty Ash Bell
Board of Directors, Events Committee Co-Chair
Thomas Hart, JD
Board of Directors