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Mental Health & Well-Being

Connecting you to the right care and services for a lifetime of good mental health

Several levels of care are available to adults, children and families who are experiencing mental health and substance use issues. 

Mental Health Crisis Services

When an emergency related to a new or existing mental health issue strikes, mental health crisis services can often provide more appropriate care than emergency rooms.

Services are available to support adults and children who need immediate help for substance use and mental health issues:

  • Possible overdose (opioid and other drugs, alcohol),
  • Crisis related to schizophrenia, bipolar depression and other mental illnesses,
  • Suicidal thoughts, and/or
  • Thoughts of hurting self or others.

Contact one of the providers below for crisis assessment and care in the moment.

Life-threatening Emergency

Call 911 for emergency medical assistance or get to the nearest emergency room. WakeMed has eight emergency departments throughout Wake County.

Find an ED

All of our emergency departments are equipped, staffed and ready to provide expert emergency care.