Crisis & Other Mental Health Resources

In case of a medical emergency, you should immediately call 911.

Crisis Resources

The following resources are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week:

The following resources are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week:

  • If you or the patient resides in Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Orange, or Person counties: 1-866-275-9552
  • If you or the patient resides in Cumberland, Johnston and Wake counties: 1-877-626-1772
  • Looking for a county not listed above? Visit Crisis Solutions North Carolina to find crisis resources for every county in North Carolina.

Non-Crisis Resources

Mental Health & Counseling Services

  • Schedule an appointment with a Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences clinician:
    • Adult Services: 919-684-0100
    • Child, Adolescent & Family Services: 919-385-3232
  • Duke Personal Assistance Service – Faculty/employee assistance program of Duke University and Health System, offering assessment, short-term counseling and referrals to help resolve a range of personal, work and family problems. Services are available at no charge to benefit-eligible Duke faculty, staff, trainees and their family members.

Curated Resource Lists

Webinars & Videos

  • United Way of North Carolina's NC 2-1-1 – An information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. Dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 to get free and confidential information on health and human services and resources within your community.
  • Hope4NC Helpline – A mental health resource to support North Carolinians during times of crisis. Call 855-587-3463 (FIND) for support 24/7.
  • Hope4Healers Helpline – A free emotional support line for those on the front lines of healthcare. Call (919) 226-2002 for support 24/7.
  • Physician Support Line – Psychiatrists helping their US physician colleagues and medical students navigate the many intersections of their personal and professional lives. Free and confidential. Open 7 days a week, 8am to 1am ET. Call (888) 409-0141 for support.
  • Pause-Reset-Nourish (PRN) Strategy to Promote Wellbeing – Resource that acknowledges the levels of stress that people may be experiencing and offers a way to address unwanted symptoms and promote and replenish wellbeing and enhance resilience.