The information included in this section is intended for general information only. No information or material on the website is intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of your healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

 Links to Prevention and Treatment Resources

 Links to Emergency Guidance Resources

 SCD Centers in NC

People Seeking Help

The following resources and services are available to find and engage with a qualified mental health practitioner at no cost.


If you are in crisis, get immediate help:

  • Call 911
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline): 988 for English or Spanish, or Lifeline Chat. The 988 Lifeline currently serves TTY users either through their preferred relay service or by dialing 711 then 988. The 988 Lifeline also offers services through chat and text.
  • Crisis Text Line: Text SIGNS to 741741 for 24/7, anonymous, free crisis counseling
  • Disaster Distress Helpline: CALL or TEXT 1-800-985-5990 (press 2 for Spanish