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EMERGENCY & COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

At HealingWorks Counseling, we understand that caring for ourselves and for our loved ones is a 24-hour job and as part of our mission, we want to ensure that you have access to resources and support when needed. If your need is urgent or you are in crisis, you may want to call a crisis line if you need to speak with a mental health professional immediately. Please see below for a list of resources available in the community and their contact information:

 

  • If this is an emergency, please call 911 and ask for a Crisis Team Intervention (CTI) officer or go to your nearest emergency room. 

  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. Call, text or Chat options are available. 

  • Behavioral Health - Atrium Health 24-Hour Help Line (704) 444-2400

  • Mecklenburg & Cabarrus 24-Hour Call Line & Mobile Crisis Services (800) 939-5911

  • National Suicide Prevention 24-Hour Call Center (800) 273-8255 www.crisissolutionsnc.org













ECAC - Exceptional Children's Assistance Center 
Helps parents navigate the special education system, understand their rights, and self-advocate. They provide information, support, training, and resources to assist families caring for children with special needs from birth to age 26. The ECAC also supports young adults with disabilities in becoming self-advocates and leaders and the educators and professionals who serve them.https://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/








Time Out Youth 
Time Out Youth Center offers support, advocacy, and opportunities for personal development and social interaction to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 11-20. Support is provided to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth by offering vital programs, fostering unconditional acceptance, and creating safe spaces for self-expression through leadership, community support, and advocacy.
https://www.timeoutyouth.org/










INTELLIGENT - College and Mental Health Support
To help students find the assistance they need, we created this guide to explain the resources and accommodations most schools provide, and offer tips on how to access these mental health
services.

https://www.intelligent.com/online-college-guide-for-students-with-mental-health-disorders/

 









SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
A National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.https://www.samhsa.gov/

AA - Alcoholics Anonymous 
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
https://www.aa.org/


Al-Anon and Alateen
A support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.
https://al-anon.org/

https://al-anon.org/newcomers/teen-corner-alateen/

 

Community Resources

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