Call 919 & ask for a CIT Officer, a law enforcement officer who has received special training in de-escalating crisis situations involving people living with mental illness and substance abuse disorders.
Mobile Crisis Management
Crisis Line: 1-877-626-1772 – For crisis response 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days a year. (Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc.) – Will do a phone assessment and may come to your home.
UNC Crisis and Assessment Services
107 Sunnybrook Rd., Raleigh NC 27610
Crisis help is available for emergency situations 24 hours a day by walking in or calling 919‐250‐1260.
Crisis Hotlines (Confidential)
Hopeline: (919) 231-4525
7 days, 24 hours. Crisis and suicide prevention.
National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-273 TALK (8255)
Teen Talk Line: (919) 231-3626
Crisis Intervention Hotline: (919) 545-0224
7 days, 24 hours. Serves victims of domestic violence, domestic abuse and sexual assault
Drug Helpline: 800-DRUG-HELP
Gay and Lesbian Helpline: (919) 821-0055
Provides general information on issues affecting the gay and lesbian population; also provides information and referrals for services.
Interact Rape Crisis Hotline: (919) 828-3005
Interact Domestic Violence Hotline: (919) 828-7740
Interact SAFE Center: (919) 828-3067
7 days, 24 hours. Provides information and support for survivors of sexual violence, their friends, and family members. Provides evidence collection kit and emotional support to victims of rape and sexual assault or, “24 hours hospital counseling and support”
What Our Providers Can Do For You
- Psychiatric Evaluations
- Supportive Counseling
- Medication Management
- Clinical Assessments and Evaluation
- Lab Test Orders and Analyses
- Patient and Caregiver Education
- Correspondence with Other Providers
Supportive Counseling Services
• Active listening
• Confirmation of appropriateness of patient concerns
• Focus on Solutions.
Supportive counselors will empathize with the patient, while moving the dialogue towards the construction of clear, simple, specific behavioral changes within their work environment, at home and/or focus on Coping Strategies.
Coping strategies can be divided into problem-focused (which are directed at situations that can be changed) and emotion-focused (which are directed at situations that cannot be changed). After helping a patient recognize whether a situation can be changed or not, some helpful coping strategies that may be suggested to patients.