According to NAMI, about 452,000 NC residents annually do not receive needed mental health care. Typically this is due to high costs. An overwhelming 44.7% of NC residents report symptoms of depression or anxiety. About half are unable to get needed help, again usually due to high costs.
Here are three completely free and confidential resources that any Charlotte resident (or any North Carolina resident for that matter) can utilize. Professionally trained mental health specialists are standing by. Call today and explore your options.
The Mental Health Hotline
The Mental Health Hotline (MHH) offers free, confidential, around-the-clock assistance with any mental health issue whatsoever. Call 866-903-3787 anytime to reach a trained professional who can offer guidance, counseling, and more resources if need be. Give us a call now, or feel free to browse our website, which is loaded with helpful information and external links.
Residents of Charlotte (or North Carolina in general) can dial 988 anytime to reach a mental health counselor. This option is sponsored by the state’s Department of Health and Human Services. Access its website by clicking here.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is one of the largest resources for free assistance with mental health issues in the US. Call 800-950-6264 anytime to reach a crisis counselor, or text “NAMI” to 741741. Charlotte has its own NAMI hub – visit the website by clicking here.
North Carolina Mental Health Resources
Find more resources and information on mental health services available in the state, including hotlines, support groups, and treatment centers. If you or someone you know is in need of mental health support, please visit this page for more information.