Mental Health

 

Mental Health National Alliance on Mental Illness
The national organization for people living with mental illness and their families. They offer education, support, and advocacy programs.
http://www.nami.org

NAMI of North Carolina
North Carolina chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
NAMI NC Helpline1-800-451-9682
NAMI Orange Helpline, 919-929-7822
Information, support and referral. Staffed by experienced volunteers who are knowledgeable about local resources.
http://www.naminc.org

Threshold: Clubhouse for Adults Living with Serious Mental Illness
Psychosocial rehabilitation for Adults Living with a Serious Mental Illness in Durham http://www.thresholdclubhouse.org

Club Nova
Provides psychosocial rehabilitation and clubhouse community for Orange County residents with mental illness
http://www.clubnova.org

Caramore Community, Inc.
Caramore offers vocational rehabilitation and residential services for consumers with mental illness. You do not need to live in Orange County to be eligible.
http://www.caramore.org/

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health
Provides mental health services, including psychiatry & case management. The clinic is often able to help consumers who do not have health insurance.
http://www.unccmh.org/

Community Resource Court
The Orange County Community Resource Court (CRC), a cooperative effort by the Orange County judicial and mental health systems, helps to address the treatment needs of people with mental health issues who become involved with the criminal courts. http://www.nccourts.org/County/Orange/Programs/CommResource.asp

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance
Offers educational information and support
http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home&cvridirect=true

Healthy Carolinians of Orange County
http://www.co.orange.nc.us/healthycarolinians/Publications.asp

Psychiatric Advance Directives
PADs are legal instruments that may be used to document a competent person’s specific instructions or preferences regarding future mental health treatment, in preparation for the possibility that the person may lose capacity to give or withhold informed consent to treatment during acute episodes of psychiatric illness. http://pad.duhs.duke.edu/

Suicide Prevention
http://www.qprinstitute.com

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
http://www.adaa.org/home.asp

NC Mental Hope
Links to many mental health related organizations, NC legislative issues, discussion groups, and support http://www.ncmentalhope.org

Pathways to Promise
http://www.pathways2promise.org

Patient Advocacy Foundation
Patient Advocacy Foundation provides telephone counseling on medical bills and related financial issues. 1-800-532-5274
http://www.patientadvocate.org/

Mental Help Net
A national help net for the mentally ill
http://www.mentalhelp.net

National Institute of Mental Health
Website for the National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov

Mental Health
Mental Wellness Web Site
http://www.mentalwellness.com

National Mental Health Association
The website of the National Mental Health Association.
http://www.nmha.org

Schizophrenia Research Forum
http://www.schizophreniaforum.org

The Recovery Village
https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/co-occurring-disorders/

QuitDay.org
https://quitday.org/quitting-effects/
Information on how your body begins to heal itself after just 20 minutes of not smoking.

Quit Smoking Community
http://quitsmokingcommunity.org/
Offers a lot of help for those trying to quit smoking.

Tobacco Free Life
http://tobaccofreelife.org/
The Tobacco-Free Life Organization is a leading organization with a mission to save lives by ending worldwide disease, damage and death caused by tobacco.

Ready to Quit Smoking
https://www.blacknote.com/ready-quit-smoking

RHA – BEHAVIOR HEALTH
Provides adult vocational programs, family and group living, provides respite services and Supportive Employment & Employment Services
http://www.rhahealthservices.org/

Extraordinary Ventures-
*Autism Focus*Job Training
https://www.extraordinaryventures.org

Old Vineyard-
336-794-3550
Brian Mingia, MHA Community Liaison
www.oldvineyardbbhs.com

CommWell Health-BEHAVIOR HEALTH
910-567-5020
800-567-5021
www.commwellhealth.org

Gamblers Anonymous
Email isimain@gamblersanonymous.org
Meeting info (855)222-5542
www.gamblersanonymous.org

Carolinas Group Psychotherapy Society
www.Carolinasgps.org.com
Narcisstic Children of the Self-absorbed Questions:
Esther SwimWright 919-695-7276
workshopcoordinor@carolinagps.org