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Mecklenburg County Mental Health and Crisis Services

Mecklenburg County Area Mental Health Authority (AMHA)
429 Billingsley Road / Charlotte, NC 28211–1098
Department / Service Phone Notes
MeckLINK ® 704-336-6404 24x7 Screening, Triage and Referral Call Center.
MeckLINK ® Toll Free 877-700-3001 (toll-free) 24x7 Screening, Triage and Referral Call Center.
Mental Health Emergencies 704-358-2800 Psychiatric Emergency Room.

Mobile Crisis Team
CriSys, LLC / 5820 E. WT Harris Blvd, Suite 211 / Charlotte, NC 28215
Department / Service Phone Notes
Mobile Crisis Team 704–566–3410 Provides residents of Mecklenburg County who are experiencing a mental health crisis assistance and access to supportive Community Resources.
FAX 704–537–1226 The team is dispatched to provide emergency psychiatric assessment, immediate intervention for family crises, interventions for parents and children and assistance to the hospital or other appropriate psychiatric care.

Carolina HealthCare Systems : Behavioral Health Center
BHC CMC–Randolph / 501 Billingsley Road / Charlotte, NC 28211
Department / Service Phone Notes
General Services 704–444–2400 24-hour clinical call center (serving all facilities)
800–418–2065 24-hour clinical call center (serving all facilities)
Adult Case Management 704–336–6156
Client after-hours line 704–336–7000

Teen Health Connection
CMC–NorthPark / 251 Eastway Drive / Charlotte, NC 28213
Providing affordable, accessible physical and mental health services to young men and women, ages 11–21.
Call 704–446–TEEN (8336) 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Charlotte–Mecklenburg Police
Department / Service Phone Notes
Information 919–788–0801 City / County
Emergency 911 (emergency only)
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North Carolina And National NAMI Resources

NAMI North Carolina
309 W. Millbrook Road Ste. 121 / Raleigh, NC 27609-4394
Department / Service Phone Notes
Main Phone 919–788–0801 office
Helpline 800–451–9682 (NC only)

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Colonial Place Three / 2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300 / Arlington, VA 22201
Department / Service Phone Notes
Main Phone 703–524–7600 office
Information & Service Center 800–950–6264
TDD 703–516–7227 Telecommunications for the Deaf
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Other North Carolina And National Resources

The Consumer Organization & Networking Technical Assistance Center (CONTAC) is a resource center for consumers and consumer–run organizations across the United States. Available services and products uk replica watches include informational materials; on-site training and skill–building curricula; electronic and other communication capabilities; networking and customized activities promoting self–help, recovery, leadership, business management, and empowerment.


The Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundationsm (CABF) is a parent–led, not–for–profit, Web–based membership organization of breitling replica watches families raising children diagnosed with, or at risk for, early–onset bipolar disorder.

CABF National Website www.bpkids.org
CABF NC Resources www.bpkids.org/resourcesearch/results.asp?STATE_ABBR=NC
CABF NC Support Groups www.bpkids.org/community/supportgroups/local/results.asp?STATE_ABBR=NC

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses. The organization fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information written in uk replica watches language the general public can understand. DBSA supports research to promote more timely diagnosis, develop more effective and tolerable treatments and discover a cure. The organization works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably.

DBSA National Website www.dbsalliance.org
DBSA Charlotte Website www.dbsa-charlotte.org

The National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) is the largest donor–supported organization in the world devoted exclusively to funding scientific research on psychiatric brain disorders. NARSAD is a private, not–for–profit public charity 501(c)(3) organized for the purpose of raising and distributing funds for scientific research into the causes, cures, treatments and prevention of severe psychiatric brain disorders, such as schizophrenia and depression.


The Mental Health Assocation (MHA) is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.

MHA National Website www.nmha.org
MHA North Carolina Website www.mha-nc.org
MHA of Central Carolinas Website www.mhacentralcarolinas.org

The National Mental Health Association's National Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Center (NCSTAC) was established in 1998 by a grant from the Center for Mental Health Services. Its purpose is to strengthen those organizations supporting mental health consumers, survivors and ex–patients by providing technical assistance in the forms of research, informational materials, and financial aid.


The National Empowerment Center is a consumer/survivor/expatient–run organization whose members live a personal journey of recovery and empowerment, and is a place for those diagnosed with mental illness to turn to in order to receive the information they might need in order to regain control over their lives and the resources that affect their lives.


The National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse is a consumer–run national technical assistance center serving the mental health consumer movement which helps connect individuals to self–help and advocacy resources, and offers expertise to self–help groups and other peer–run services for mental health consumers.


The Stanley Medical Research Institute is a nonprofit organization supporting research on the causes of, and treatments for, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Since it began in 1989, SMRI has supported more than $300 million in research in over 30 countries around the world. It is the largest nongovernmental source of funds for research on these diseases in the United States.


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