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In-Home Help for Mothers and Babies

Women who are pregnant, or who have recently given birth and have a history of mental health illness and/or who use or abuse drugs, tobacco, and alcohol may qualify for in-home visits from a registered nurse. Visits average 60-90 minutes, up to 24 times per year until the child turns 2 years old.

Home Help for Mothers and Babies addresses the following areas:

  • Healthcare assessments
  • Education and positive parenting skills
  • Strategies to prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect, and alcohol and drug misuse and abuse

The service is available in the following Tennessee counties: Davidson, Hamilton, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, and Williamson.

Click this link to learn more about Nurses for Newborns in Tennessee.

For additional information please contact:

Anthony Jackson, Jr.
Director of Prevention and Early Intervention
Division of Substance Abuse Services
Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Phone (615) 532-3914
Email: anthony.jackson@tn.gov