• Counseling Resources

    Supportive Counseling Services by Community Agencies
    Supportive Counseling is a service that allows students to talk about their struggles with a helping professional. During remote learning, students may have a specific need that can be addressed with supportive counseling by trained providers.  Supportive counseling involves providing support and listening to individuals and helping them develop solutions to issues presented. Please contact your alpha School Counselor for a referral if needed.

    Community, Counseling, Education and Research Center

    North Carolina State University provides mental health and career counseling for holistic wellness. Individuals 14 and older, couples, and families who live in and near Wake County can receive counseling for a sliding fee scale ($0-$30). Wake County Public School System students receive services at no cost.

    Suicide Prevention and Depression Resources

    National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    National Suicide Hotline (24 hours)

    Lifeline (24 hours): 1-800-273-8255


    Over the phone, crisis counseling and suicide intervention
    24 Hour Crisis Line: 919-231-4525

    Holly Hill Hospital

    Emergency mental health services
    24 Hour Crisis Line: 919-250-7000

    UNC Crisis and Assessment (young children)

    Emergency mental health services (located in Chapel Hill)
    Crisis Line: 919-966-4131

    UNC Crisis and Assessment At WakeBrook

    Emergency mental health services (located in Raleigh)
    24 Hour Crisis Line: 984-974-4830

    Alliance Behavioral Health

    Mental Health options phone: 919-651-8500 (8:30-5:15 M-F)

    Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc.

    Mobile Crisis Service for adults and children
    24 hour Crisis Line: 1-877-626-1772
    Mobile Unit: 919-799-0701

    American Association of Suicidology

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    Also see our WCPSS information:  

    Mobile Crisis Services


    Mobile Crisis response provides an immediate evaluation, triage and access to acute MH/DD/SA services, treatment and supports. These services include immediate telephonic response to assess the crisis and determine the risk, mental status, medical stability and appropriate response. Our professionals are standing by for a telephone assessment and are able to meet face to face with an individual in crisis within 2 hours: 877-626-1772



    Monarch’s Behavioral Health Urgent Care (BHUC) is a walk-in service for people ages 4 and older with mental health and substance use disorders who are experiencing a crisis. Call at 919-703-2845

    Holly Hill Hospital


    If your child is displaying common signs of mental illness in children, call Holly Hill Hospital for a no-cost assessment. We treat a number of children’s mental illness and behavioral health issues. Our program is developmentally appropriate for different age groups. Contact us at 919-250-7000.

    UNC Health Care Crisis and Assessment Services at WakeBrook


    Crisis and Assessment Service (CAS) is available 24/7/365 days a year for walk-ins and for those escorted by first responders. CAS will provide emergency psychiatric evaluations for those individuals experiencing acute mental health and/or substance abuse crises. For additional information, please call 984-974-4800