Effective July 16, 2022, the National Suicide Lifeline number 988 has been launched.
Learn more by clicking HERE.
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)
Local Crisis Centers – Open 24 Hours
200 Hawthorne Lane Charlotte, NC 28202
502 Billingsley Rd. Charlotte, NC 28211
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.
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.
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
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741
Domestic Violence & Rape
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