Deborah Weatherston, PhD, IMH-E®, founding Executive Director for the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health, after 38-years of state, national and global leadership in the field of infant mental health plans to step down from her Executive Director role. Read full News Release here.
When Parents Need More Than a Helpful Hand
In February 2018, Healthy Families America (HFA) and the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health (Alliance) joined together in working to promote better outcomes for babies and their families by building a competent workforce. Read the full article here.
White Paper on Opioid Epidemic
"What About the Baby? Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Workforce Development as a Part of the Solution to the Opioid and Substance Use Disorder Crises." Read full paper here.
2017 Annual Report
2017 was a monumental year for the Alliance! The Board of Directors moved forward with energy and determination to strengthen the Alliance’s mission to build and sustain a reflective, skilled, culturally competent, and relationship-based workforce that supports infants, young children, and their families. Read now!
Statement Opposing Separation of Mothers and Children at Borders
We join the American Academy of Pediatrics in firmly opposing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security proposal reported in the media that would separate immigrant mothers from their children. Read full statement here.
Rights of Infants - WAIMH
Professionals and members of the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH) who work with infants and parents within different cultures and societies, affirm that there is a need to recognize specific Rights of Infants. Click here to read more.
3 Reasons Good Infant Mental Health Matters
Spread the word! 3 Reasons Good Infant Mental Health Matters! Download & print this infographic from MI-AIMH & the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health! Click here.
Partnership with Healthy Families America Announced!
The Alliance is very proud to announce its partnership with Prevent Child Abuse America®, a national organization whose mission is to prevent the abuse and neglect of our nation’s children. It is the parent organization for Healthy Families America® with whom the Alliance will work directly. Read the full story here.