Mental Health Resources
Cano, Be Whole Counseling, Thompson, Genesis and Sims are both working on alternative plans to continue to support students. For more information, contact the agency/therapist directly.
Guide to Helping Parents/Caregivers Cope with COVID-19
24-Hour Mental Health Help-Lines
- Optum has a toll-free 24-hour Emotional Support Help Line at 866-342-6892 for people who may be experiencing anxiety or stress around COVID-19.
- The National Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 offers crisis counseling and emotional support 24 hours a day for anyone experiencing distress or other mental health concerns during the COVID-19 outbreak.
- The Hopeline is available 24 hours a day at either 919-231-4525 or 1-877-235-4525
- The National Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-TALK) offers free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources and best practices for professionals.
Mental Health America Resources
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Managing Stress and Anxiety Related to COVID-19
Hotline numbers can be found at https://www.ncdhhs.gov/contact/hotlines
If you have questions about COVID-19 (coronavirus), dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162. Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211.
For all other questions, the DHHS Customer Service Center can assist in finding programs and people to help you. Call 1-800-662-7030.
Addition & Recovery Resources
AA Meetings by Phone: http://aaphonemeetings.org
Addiction recovery online meetings free: https://www.weconnectrecovery.com