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Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare provides compassionate mental health care throughout North Carolina by helping clients match with a therapist or psychologist that fits their needs.

Chatham County Health Department provides Mental Health and Substance Abuse services for county residents. A full-service clinic is located at 1105 E Cardinal Street, Siler City.

Club Nova promotes and provides opportunities for individuals with mental illness to lead meaningful and productive lives of their choice in the community.  103 D West Main Street, Carrboro, Phone: 919-968-668

Community Bereavement Services Support for those who have experienced a loss due to suicide. 919-644-6869

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.

Family Violence Prevention Center of Orange County  FVPC is a domestic violence agency serving victims of family violence and relationship abuse, their families, and friends in Orange County, NC.  Client services are free, confidential, and available in both English and Spanish.  FVPC operates a 24-hour hotline and provides emotional support, crisis counseling, safety planning, support groups, emergency shelter placements, legal advocacy, and community referrals to all clients regardless of age, race, ethnicity, citizenship status, sexual orientation or identity, or mental illness.  Call our 24-hour support hotline at (919) 929-7122 or toll-free (866) 929-7122.

Freedom House Recovery Center
Provides crisis and outpatient services, community support, transitional living and halfway houses for people with addiction and mental illness. Call 919-942-2803 or go to

Healthy Carolinians of Orange County

In Our Own Voice  is a one-and-a-half hour interactive, multimedia presentation by consumers that offers hope and provides insight into the recovery now possible for people with mental illness.  For more information about scheduling a presentation or training to be a presenter, contact Brenda Piper 1-800-451-9682 or

Josh’s Hope Foundation      Works with young adults who have serious mental-health issues, helping them identify resources, build skills and develop plans to successfully transition to adulthood.

Mental Health America of the Triangle 919-942-8083 Programs include:

Family Advocacy Network – Support for parents and caregivers of children with emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges.
Compeer – Brings trained volunteers and people living with mental illness together in one-to-one friendship.

Northside Community Garden – project seeks to enhance the sense of well being for individuals living with mental illness through creative activity, social interaction, and a heightened awareness of natural rhythms.

Caramore Community is a structured support program for adults with mental illness. Caramore exists for the purposes of promoting wellness, managing illness, and facilitating the skills needed to live and work in the community.  919-967-3401

Mental Health Care Access Project  Heathy Carolinians and the Mental Health Association in Orange County, with funding from OPC LME, are developing a program to address the gap in care for individuals who fall between those who qualify for publicly funded services and the privately insured.  The service will match people in need of counseling who would be otherwise unable to access it with counselors who agree to work on a pro bono basis with one client per year.  A secondary service will be information and referral for those who do not meet eligibility criteria for the pro bono program.  The program will serve individuals with low-to-moderate incomes who are ordinarily mentally healthy but have experienced, or are experiencing, a stressful event or circumstance, and who lack access to counseling due to financial barriers. A clinician at the Mental Health Association will provide clinical assessments and match those who qualify for the program with participating clinicians.  Contact Mark Sullivan at or 919-942-8083 for more information.

OC Connect is a comprehensive Orange County community database: for anyone facing homelessness or in need of food, legal help, healthcare, work, financial assistance, and more.

Orange County Detention Center  If you are aware of someone who is incarcerated iwho has a mental health concern, look here for more information.

Orange County Health Department offers free short-term counseling to clinic patients experiencing mental health issues.

Person County Health Department resources.

Recovery International, 919-886-7768 Free weekly support group meetings in Carrboro,  Durham and Raleigh. Meetings cover methods for managing anger, reducing stress, controlling depression and anxieties. Call or see website for meeting locations & times.

STEP (Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program) Community Mental HealthClinic
(919) 942-7363  200 N. Greensboro St., Suite C-6B, Carr Mill Mall, Carrboro, NC 27510

UNC Department of Psychiatry has created a Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health, which incorporates resources from schools and departments across the University and expands collaborative relationships with existing community programs, including Club Nova and Caramore. The Clinic also expands training opportunities for graduate students from nursing, social work and psychology, who already receive training in the STEP clinic atUNC.

Survivors of Suicide (SOS) Loss Support Group For those who have experienced the loss of a loved one to suicide. Attendance is not required each month; you can attend as needed. There are no fees required. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month promptly at 6 p.m. at the United Church of Chapel Hill in the Parlor Room, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill. For more information about the group, please call Jodi Flick at 962-4988 or email jofl If you plan to attend, please email Judith or Lee at

Teen Friendly Therapist Listing

Therapists in Orange County, NC

XDS-Cross Disability Services     Serves persons aged 17 and older with multiple disabilities of mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or substance abuse disorders. Multidisciplinary team provides a variety of services. Call 919-490-5503, browse to, or email





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