An overwhelming 44.7% of North Carolina adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s nearly half of state resident adults. Worse yet, more than 22% of residents seeking assistance for mental health are unable to find it.
It’s clear that North Carolina residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
The state’s Department of Health and Human Services offers a free, confidential 24/7 helpline for residents to call and receive assistance for any mental health issue. Call 855-587-3463 to reach a live agent trained to assist with mental health. You can also visit the Hope4NC webpage by clicking here.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the North Carolina-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.