Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services

Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 00:00

988 Crisis and Suicide Lifeline Phone Service Restored

The national 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is now receiving phone calls. Text and chat service continues uninterrupted.
Thursday, December 01, 2022

The national 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is now receiving phone calls. Text and chat service continues uninterrupted.

Olmstead Plan Stakeholder Advisory Quarterly Meeting – November 29, 2022

Tue, Nov 29, 2022, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Olmstead Plan Stakeholder Advisory Quarterly Meeting – November 29, 2022

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Announces Funds to Expand Recovery Services to Assist Those with Substance Use Disorder, Eight Sites Awarded Grants

Eight organizations across the state will now be able to increase their recovery services, supports and accessibility for individuals with substance use disorders.
Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Eight organizations across the state will now be able to increase their recovery services, supports and accessibility for individuals with substance use disorders.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Program Links People With Behavioral Health Needs With Those In Recovery

In response to rising mental health needs, another resource is available to behavioral health patients at emergency departments across the state.
Wednesday, September 07, 2022

In response to rising mental health needs, another resource is available to behavioral health patients at emergency departments across the state.

Olmstead Plan Stakeholder Advisory – Quarterly Meeting – Sept 9, 2022

Fri, Sep 9, 2022, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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When:  September 9, 2022
Time:  11:00am – 1pm
Location: Zoom.gov

Friday, July 15, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Announces New National 9-8-8 Number for People in Mental Health Crisis

Friday, July 15, 2022

Starting Saturday, people in mental health crisis can dial 9-8-8 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and get immediately connected to trained crisis counselors 24/7. The new three-digit number provides a faster, easier way to get the help already available at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 00:00

Julian F. Keith ADATC Expanding Outpatient Services to Strengthen Local Response to Opioid Epidemic

People combatting opioid use disorder in Western North Carolina are gaining expanded access to lifesaving outpatient services. Beginning July 1, Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center will add additional services to its existing outpatient program. With financial support from and a partnership with Dogwood Health Trust, many individuals who receive inpatient treatment will now gain access to effective, evidence-based Medication Assisted Treatment, housing assistance and outpatient treatment and support services.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

People combatting opioid use disorder in Western North Carolina are gaining expanded access to lifesaving outpatient services. Beginning July 1, Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center will add additional services to its existing outpatient program. With financial support from and a partnership with Dogwood Health Trust, many individuals who receive inpatient treatment will now gain access to effective, evidence-based Medication Assisted Treatment, housing assistance and outpatient treatment and support services.

Monday, June 13, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Announces Funds to Expand Treatment to Help Those with Opioid Use Disorder, 20 Sites Awarded Grants to Expand Services

People struggling with Opioid Use Disorder will have better access to more treatment options because of funding awarded by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Nearly $16,000,000 across 20 health care centers, treatment clinics and community-based providers will be used across the state to expand evidence-based treatment services, as well as employment, housing and transportation supports through innovative pilot programs to better help treat individuals and support them in their recovery.
Monday, June 13, 2022

People struggling with Opioid Use Disorder will have better access to more treatment options because of funding awarded by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Nearly $16,000,000 across 20 health care centers, treatment clinics and community-based providers will be used across the state to expand evidence-based treatment services, as well as employment, housing and transportation supports through innovative pilot programs to better help treat individuals and support them in their recovery.

Friday, June 10, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Invests in Growing and Training NC’s Substance Use Workforce to Better Treat Those Struggling with Substance Use Disorders

Friday, June 10, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released two funding opportunities to award a total of $6,000,000 for tuition scholarships to improve behavioral health outcomes and substance use disorder treatment across the state. 

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Announces Additional Funding Available for Collegiate Recovery Programs

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released a new funding opportunity to create collegiate recovery programs that increase access to healthy and supportive environments in colleges and universities for those who are in addiction recovery.
Thursday, June 09, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released a new funding opportunity to create collegiate recovery programs that increase access to healthy and supportive environments in colleges and universities for those who are in addiction recovery.