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.
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.
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
Provides psychosocial rehabilitation and clubhouse community for Orange County residents with mental illness
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.
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.
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
Healthy Carolinians of Orange County
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/
Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
NC Mental Hope
Links to many mental health related organizations, NC legislative issues, discussion groups, and support http://www.ncmentalhope.org
Pathways to Promise
Patient Advocacy Foundation
Patient Advocacy Foundation provides telephone counseling on medical bills and related financial issues. 1-800-532-5274
Mental Help Net
A national help net for the mentally ill
Mental Health Diagnosis
A Blueprint When Feeling Blue: How A Mental Health Diagnosis Can Be Empowering
National Institute of Mental Health
Website for the National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Wellness Web Site
National Mental Health Association
The website of the National Mental Health Association.
Schizophrenia Research Forum
The Recovery Village
Information on how your body begins to heal itself after just 20 minutes of not smoking.
Quit Smoking Community
Offers a lot of help for those trying to quit smoking.
Tobacco Free Life
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
RHA – BEHAVIOR HEALTH
Provides adult vocational programs, family and group living, provides respite services and Supportive Employment & Employment Services
*Autism Focus*Job Training
Brian Mingia, MHA Community Liaison
CommWell Health-BEHAVIOR HEALTH
Meeting info (855)222-5542