Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services

What We Do

Providing quality support to achieve self-determination for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and quality services to promote treatment and recovery for individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders.

Director: Victor Armstrong
Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health & IDD: Kody Kinsley
Chief Medical Officer for Behavioral Health & IDD: Carrie Brown

COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Information

Contact Us

Telephone: 984-236-5000
Email: contactdmh@dhhs.nc.gov

Customer Services and Community Rights
Please contact the Customer Services and Community Rights team for all non-crisis questions, customer service and public comments regarding programs for the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services.
Phone: 984-236-5300
Toll Free: 855-262-1946
Spanish: 800-662-7030
Email: dmh.advocacy@dhhs.nc.go

For Crisis and Immediate Assistance:
please contact your Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization.

Problem Gambling Hotline: 877-718-5543
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
800-273-8255
NC4Vets:
844-NC4-VETS or 844-624-8387
Hope4NC Helpline: 1-855-587-3463
Hope4Healers Helpline: 919-226-2002

 

Website Questions:
For questions about the website please email us at dmh.webteam@dhhs.nc.gov