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Mental Health Support

NCDHHS has two new mental health resources to support North Carolinians throughout the COVID-19 crisis: Hope4NC Helpline(1-855-587-3463) and the Hope4Healers Helpline (919-226-2002).

NAMI offers telephone mental health support Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., EST at (800) 950-6264. NAMI text support is available by texting 919.999.6527 during normal business hours (M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.). Should you need help outside of business hours, please text NAMI to 741-741 which has a crisis counselor available 24/7.
The Disaster Distress Helpline  provides 24/7/365 crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies. Calls to 1-800-985-5990 and texts of “TalkWithUs” to 66746 are answered by a network of independently-operated crisis centers around the US, who provide psychological first aid, emotional support, crisis assessment and intervention, and referrals to local/state behavioral health services for follow-up care & support.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline  provides support for any victims or survivors of domestic abuse. Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto or text LOVEIS to 22522.