• Mental Health & Substance Abuse Resources

    Below are links to community resource directories as well as specific websites for mental health and crisis resources for informational purposes. Students and families can choose resources and supports that best meet their needs. If you believe your child is struggling with their mental health or in crisis, please seek out professional help for them immediately.

    Mental Health Resources:

    Mental Health Crisis Resources Click to view a PDF

    Partners Health Management- Crisis Line (24/7) in English/Spanish: Call (888) 235-(HOPE) 4673

    • Partner's 24/7 Deaf/Hard of Hearing: 1-800-749-6099 
    • Can also provide referrals for mental health providers in the community 

    Daymark Mental Health Crisis Hotline:

    • Mobile Crisis/Engagement Service 24/7 – 1-866-275-9552
    • Behavioral Health Urgent Care Assessment Center:
      • This center is open 24/7 (336-955-8430) and is located at 650 N. Highland Ave in Suite 110, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

    Old Vineyard Behavioral Health for Adolescents: 855-234-5920

    • 3637 Old Vineyard Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
    • Provides ER assessments and short-term hospitalizations

     The Call Center Team at Novant: 1-800-718-3550

    The Call Center Team is a 24-hour, seven days a week service provided by Novant Health Forsyth Behavioral Health to help people with mental health or substance use crises in the community. The Call Center is staffed with skilled mental health professionals uniquely equipped to provide front-line mental health care when and where it is most needed. The services include:

    • Telephone assessment.
    • Face-to-face evaluation or same-day appointments at the Crisis Center from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    • Educational services for crisis prevention.
    • Possible that insurance is needed.

     Trellis Support Grief Counseling: 336-768-3972

    • Provides free short-term grief counseling

    Seize the Awkward:. Having a conversation about mental health might be uncomfortable, but it can make all the difference. This website can help you learn how seize that opportunity to check in with your friends. 

    Mental Health Online Screening Tools: From the Mental Health Association in Forsyth County, these online screening tools include a parent screening for use with children under the age of 11 and a youth screening for use with children age 11-17.  The screeners can be a tool in determining whether you need to seek mental health assistance for your child/adolescent.  There are also self-screening tools for adults.

    Online Support Groups:  This website allows you to register for many different types of online support groups (most appear to be free).  Topics include things like: parenting, stress and anxiety, mental health, eating disorders, caregivers and many others.

    Crisis Hotline Numbers:

    Crisis Text Line : Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor 24/7 

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  Call or text 988 to talk with someone 27/7

    Eating Disorders Helpline: (not 24/7): Call or text 1-800-931-2237

    Runaway Hotline (24/7): Call 1-800-231-6946

    National Child Abuse Hotline (24/7): 1-800-422-4453

    Sexual Assault Hotline (24/7): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

    LGBTQ+ Resources & Support

    North Star LGBTQ Community Center


    Trevor Project Lifeline (24/7) LGBTQ+ Support: Call 1-866-488-7386 or text Start to 678678

    Hospital Behavioral Health Resources:

    Forsyth Medical Center Behavioral Health

    WFUBMC Psychiatry and Mental Health

    Substance Use Resources:

    SAMSHA Information Hotline: call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

    • SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.


    Insight Human Services: 336-725-8389

    • Insight Human Services, Inc. provides substance abuse and mental health services in 50 counties across North Carolina. For more than 40 years, we have provided effective prevention, intervention andtreatment services
    • 665 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


    Al-anon/Alateen Support Group Finder: (Free Program)

    • Al-Anon- is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking
    • Alateen – is a fellowship of young people (mostly teenagers) whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking whether they are in your life drinking or not.
    • To decided if this group is right for you take their self-assessment quiz
Last Modified on July 28, 2023