Local Crisis Hotlines

Mecklenburg County Mobile Crisis: (704) 566-3410 (Select Option 1)

Cabarrus County Mobile Crisis: (800) 939-5911

Gaston County Mobile Crisis: (888) 235-HOPE (4673)

Mental health first responders for individuals or groups who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Available 24 hours/365 days a year. They offer emergency psychological assessment, immediate intervention for individuals, family and community crisis events. Although typically they assist persons with mental health, developmental disabilities, or substance abuse issues, they can be utilized to help individuals and families or communities overwhelmed in a situational crisis; such as a victim of crime, hostage situation, witness to violence or fatal or multiple injury scenes, post homicide or suicide

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-TALK (8255)

Connect to a local crisis center 24/7

Safe Alliance Charlotte

Mecklenburg Domestic Violence Crisis Line: (704) 332 2513

Mecklenburg Rape Crisis Line: (704) 375 9900

Union Rape Crisis line: (704) 283 7770

Cabarrus Rape Crisis Line: (704) 721 0110

Local Autism resources and providers-

"Within CAC, interdisciplinary collaboration enables the sharing of information and resources among all members dedicated to assisting this community. We cultivate collaboration throughout the Charlotte area by educating and providing competent best-practices in working with autistic individuals. We hope to elevate autistic voices in our community and to strengthen the awareness of and access to local service providers who are committed to helping the autistic population here."

Medication Guides 

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) have developed Parents’ Medication Guides to help individuals make informed decisions about treating mental disorders in children and adolescents