Other Resources

Suicide Prevention Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255)

Crisis/Emergency Services 

NC Crisis Services – Find help for a mental health or substance use crisis in your county.

United Way NC 211 – Help finding emergency food, clothing, health care, shelter, and many other resources.

General Resources

National Insititute of Mental Health (NIMH) – The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

LME/MCO Directory – These agencies are responsible for managing, coordinating, facilitating, and monitoring the provision of mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services across the state.

Psychology Today – For help finding a therapist, psychiatrist, treatment center, etc.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression

National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association – The consumer organization representing the 23 million Americans who suffer from depression and manic-depression, also known as bipolar disorder.

Children/Adolescents/Youth Resources 

NC Families United – Children/youth with serious emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges and their families will have a person-centered, family-driven system of care to ensure their independence, safety, happiness and success in their homes, school and community.

NC Child’s Medicaid Transformation Fact Sheet – Big changes are coming to NC Medicaid and Health Choice (CHIP). Families will have a new world of health care decisions to navigate. Here’s a new resource to help.