Kentucky Moms MATR

KY-Moms provides prevention education and service coordination to pregnant Kentucky mothers, or women up to 6 months postpartum, to prepare moms for a safe, healthy delivery, and postpartum life.

If you are an expectant mother, some of the reasons you may seek assistance include:

  • You want to know about having a healthy pregnancy
  • You are concerned about the effects of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs on your baby
  • You feel unsafe in a relationship or in your home
  • You have difficulty coping with your emotions or daily responsibilities

Our specialists meet with you to provide support and help you find resources to decrease stress and risk during your pregnancy, such as:

  • Financial supports and resources
  • Housing supports and resources
  • Nutritional information
  • Transportation assistance to medical appointments
  • Help with stopping use of alcohol and other drugs
  • Help with stopping smoking
  • Help to reduce anxiety and/or depression

Our team may also provide:

  • Free classes for any pregnant woman (available in Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Owen, Pendleton, Grant, Gallatin, and Carroll counties)
  • Free baby items for attending classes
  • Telehealth options for Prevention Education and Case Management services
  • Community baby showers

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Case Management services may be provided throughout pregnancy and up to 60 days postpartum, even if the woman does not go into treatment. Through case management services, a woman’s immediate needs (e.g. safety, housing, childcare, medical care, financial assistance, employment, etc.) will be identified and addressed.

Women will be engaged with programs such as HANDS, WIC, and prenatal care; along with referral to services for substance use treatment if necessary. Women involved in case management services will be able to maximize their functioning through community supports, while reducing barriers to a healthy lifestyle.

Crisis Stabilization Services

Crisis stabilization services are designed to be available when you need them. These services help you during periods of high stress and at critical points in your treatment and recovery process. Effective use of crisis stabilization services helps you maintain treatment progress and prevent unnecessary hospitalizations during a mental health crisis.

Outpatient Therapy Services

NorthKey clinicians provide outpatient individual and family counseling services based in research and thoughtfully delivered to children and families experiencing mental health/behavioral health issues. Our professional clinicians assess your child’s strengths and challenges and work with you and your child to develop a personalized treatment plan.

School-Based Services

When your child has a mental health or behavioral health issue, providing services to him or her in the school setting can have benefits. Our school-based clinicians work with students, parents, teachers, counselors and other school professionals, as part of the school team, to effectively identify, plan and respond when social and personal issues arise.

Case Management Services

If your child is diagnosed with a severe emotional disturbance (SED), our case management services helps you gain access to services that benefit you and your child. Case management services are designed to be responsive to the specialized service needs of children with SED. Additionally, your case manager helps you and your child access, coordinate and assess the helpfulness of the community-based services coordinated within your treatment plan.

Early Childhood Mental Health Services

Our early childhood team provides consultation and education to other community-based agencies and professionals working with children ages birth to five. Additionally, our early childhood team works with you and your child to enhance early childhood experiences and help your child develop increased resiliency to mental health problems.

TAY (Transition Age Youth)

TAY provides a comprehensive approach to service delivery to individuals ages 16-25 with serious mental illness with psychotic symptoms.

Services include therapy, psychiatry, case management, supported employment, peer support, community support workers, and group services. The team meets weekly to make sure that you are receiving the services you need, and that issues or concerns are addressed quickly.

Family Peer Support

Lived experience as a parent or primary caregiver who is raising or has raised a child receiving mental, behavioral, mental health or substance use needs and has received services on behalf of their child/youth. Family Peer Support Specialists help assist family members who have a child under 18 years old enrolled in NorthKey services.

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