NAMI Charlotte


An informed, involved family member /significant other is the most critical form of support towards recovery


The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a non-profit, grassroots, self-help support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder (manic-depression), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder), obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder and
anxiety disorders.
NAMI–Charlotte, an affiliate of both the North Carolina State and National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a non–profit 501(c)(3).

NAMI Programs

Across the country, thousands of trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Affiliates. With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training and support.
NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week education program for parents and family caregivers of children and teens…..
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others….

NAMI Homefront is a free, 6-session program for families caregivers and friends of military service members


NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a recovery education course open to anyone experiencing a mental health challenge.

Provider Education

NAMI Provider Education is a class for line staff at facilities providing mental health treatment services.

NAMI Connection

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for adults living with mental illness.

Support Contacts

National NAMI Resource

National Alliance on Mental Illness   Department / Service Phone Notes   Main Phone 703–524–7600 office   Information & Service Center 800–950–6264   TDD 703–516–7227 Telecommunications for the Deaf

North Carolina

NAMI North Carolina,
309 W. Millbrook Road Ste. 121 / Raleigh, NC 27609-4394
   Department / Service Phone Notes   Main Phone 919–788–0801 office   Helpline 800–451–9682 (NC only)

Children and Adolescents

The Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundationsm (CABF) is a parent–led, not–for–profit, Web–based membership organization of families raising children diagnosed with, or at risk for, early–onset bipolar disorder.

Teen Health Connection

CMC–NorthPark / 251 Eastway Drive / Charlotte, NC 28213

Providing affordable, accessible physical and mental health services to young men and women, ages 11–21.

BHC CMC–Randolph / 501 Billingsley Road / Charlotte, NC 28211

Department / Service Phone Notes

General Services

704–444–2400 24-hour clinical call center (serving all facilities)

800–418–2065 24-hour clinical call center (serving all facilities)

CriSys, LLC / 5820 E. WT Harris Blvd, Suite 211 / Charlotte, NC 28215

Triage and Referral Call Center
24×7 Screening
Phone: 704-336-6404

429 Billingsley Road / Charlotte, NC 28211–1098

Colonial Place Three / 2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300 / Arlington, VA 22201


Carolina Medical Center

CMC – Main (Charlotte) Location:

Mental Health Emergencies: 704-358-2800

Psychiatric Emergency Room

Huntersville: 704-801-4000

Kannapolis: 800-939-5911

Presbyterian Hospital Behavior Health: 704-384-4255

Mobile Crisis Team

Provides residents of Mecklenburg County who are experiencing a mental health crisis assistance and access to supportive Community Resources.  The team is dispatched to provide emergency psychiatric assessment, immediate intervention for family crises, interventions for parents and children and assistance to the hospital or other appropriate psychiatric care.

Mobile Crisis Team:  704–566–3410      FAX 704.537.1226

Charlotte–Mecklenburg Police

Information 919–788–0801 City / County

Emergency 911 (emergency only)


InnerVission Inc.

InnerVision Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) human service organization dedicated to serving the needs of mentally challenged adults, and operates as a psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) clubhouse. For more information, please contact InnerVision through the information given below.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 31083Charlotte, NC 282311
Address: 415 E. 4th St.  Charlotte, NC 282311
Phone: 704–377–5042
Fax: 704–377–5043


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