Resources

To learn more about specific support outlets and resources that are available to you, please call, text, or visit the website in the below sections.

County by County Emergency Crisis Resources

Mecklenburg County Mobile Crisis: (704) 566-3410 (Select Option 1)

Iredell, Catawba, and Lincoln County Mobile Crisis: (888) 235-4673

Cabarrus and Rowan County Mobile Crisis: (800) 939-5911

Davie County Mobile Crisis: (888) 581-9988

Gaston County Mobile Crisis: (888) 235-HOPE (4673)

NC Mental Health Crisis Services (Statewide)
Mental health first responders for individuals or groups who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Available 24 hours/365 days a year. They offer emergency psychological assessment, immediate intervention for individuals, family and community crisis events. Although typically they assist persons with mental health, developmental disabilities, or substance abuse issues, they can be utilized to help individuals and families or communities overwhelmed in a situational crisis; such as a victim of crime, hostage situation, witness to violence or fatal or multiple injury scenes, post-homicide or suicide

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255) (Available 24/7/365)

Crisis Text Line
Text HELLO to 741741

 

Child Mental Health Resources

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Learn more about symptoms and resources for child and adolescent mental illness and substance use concerns. The site includes Family and Youth resources along with information for Primary Care Providers. Includes up-to-date information about specific disorders (ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, autism, and others) and psychiatric medications. Explains what a child psychiatrist does and how to locate psychiatrists in your area.

Child Mind Institute
An independent nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Provides excellent information and resources regarding children’s mental health issues.

Understood
Excellent resource for information and resources regarding childhood learning and attentional issues.

Autism Speaks
An autism advocacy organization that provides support, information, and resources regarding Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Autism Society of America
The Autism Society provides a National Contact Center, Autism Source, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 9 pm. Staffed by professionals, it is here to help individuals, families, and professionals seeking valuable information on available services and referrals and to better understand issues associated with autism. Our Autism Source™ online resource database contains over 35,000 listings of autism service providers throughout the nation.

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
A national nonprofit organization that improves the lives of people affected by ADHD through education, advocacy, and support. CHADD is in the forefront in creating and implementing programs and services in response to the needs of adults and families affected by ADHD through collaborative partnerships and advocacy, including training for parents and K-12 teachers, hosting educational webinars and workshops, being an informative clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based ADHD information, and providing information specialists to support the ADHD community.

 

Domestic Violence & Rape

Safe Alliance Charlotte

National Domestic Violence Crisis Line: (800) 799-SAFE (7233)

Mecklenburg County Domestic Violence Crisis Line: (704) 332-2513

Mecklenburg County Rape Crisis Line: (704) 375-9900

Iredell County Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Line: (704) 872-3403

NC Rape Crisis Centers (Statewide)

 

Eating Disorders Resources

Academy of Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Association

The Renfrew Center

The Renfrew Center – Additional Resources

 

General Mental Health Resources

American Psychiatric Association
Learn more about specific topics in mental health including symptoms, prevalence, up-to-date treatment options, and support resources. Easy to search by mental illness and population.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
(800) 950-6264 (NAMI)

NAMI is a large national organization dedicated to helping parents help their children with mental illness get the services they need. NAMI has chapters, called affiliates, all over the United States and offers a rich array of services and opportunities. This is the place to start when you go looking for support and education. NAMI sponsors parents’ groups, siblings’ groups, and offers the Family-to-Family education program, a free 12-week course in living with a person with mental illness, taught by family members. NAMI’s website also has many helpful links and lots of information about mental illness, treatment, advocacy, and support.

National Institute of Mental Health
Division of the National Institutes of Health (U.S. government health research) that focuses on research about mental illness and mental health issues.

 

Sports Psychiatry Resources

American College of Sports Medicine

NCAA

NCHSAA

 

Other Resources

American Osteopathic Association

North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association