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For Pregnant Women

What are Perinatal Services?

Perinatal Services at Walter B. Jones ADATC are for pregnant and post-partum substance abusing women. Women can bring their infant up to 12 months of age.
Perinatal Services are provided in an inpatient setting. There is no pre-determined length of stay. Some women choose to remain in treatment until they deliver, and return afterwards with her infant to complete treatment.
Walter B. Jones ADATC can accommodate any number of pregnant women (based on facility capacity), and up to five infants.


Who is Eligible for Perinatal Services?

Admission is available to any pregnant woman or mother in North Carolina (with substance use and/or other co-occurring mental health diagnoses) with an infant up to 12 months of age.


How to Apply

There is no wrong door for admittance. Referrals come from LME/MCOs, emergency departments, local hospitals, community health centers, health departments, doctors, social services and self-referrals.


Your Rights are Important to Us!

The consumer advocate for Walter B. Jones ADATC is Rose Stirewalt at 252-707-5100. She works on behalf of the people who are in treatment to ensure that rights are protected and the individual’s best interests are being served. She can conduct an investigation when there are reports or suspicions of abuse, neglect or exploitation.

Walter B. Jones also has a Human Rights Committee that works to protect the rights of the people we serve. The consumer advocate supports the mission of this Human Rights Committee by providing information regarding many aspects of the facilities' programs for the committee to review. The consumer advocate is also available to follow-up on any matters that are of concern to the Human Rights Committees.

Anything that touches the life of a person in treatment is of interest to the consumer advocate. Please feel free to contact her if you have questions about the program or if you believe that we may be of assistance to you or your family member.

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