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

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Help Line:
Main Office:

NAMI North Carolina

NAMI North Carolina
Main Office:

Help Line:
(NC Only)

Children & Teens

The Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (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: Providing affordable, accessible physical and mental health services to young men and women, ages 11–21.


Local Hospitals

Carolinas Healthcare System Behavioral Health (CHS)
Mental Health Emergencies:

Novant / Presbyterian Behavioral Health
Mental Health Emergencies:


Mobile Crisis Team

Mobile Crisis Team: 704–566–3410 (for Mecklenburg County residents)
The team provides emergency psychiatric assessment, immediate intervention for family crises, interventions for parents and children and assistance to the hospital or other appropriate psychiatric care.

Inner Vision

InnerVision Inc.: For Mecklenburg County residents, ages 18+, with Trauma, Mental Health and/or Substance Use challenges.

Phone: 704–377–5042

Support NAMI to help millions of Americans who face mental health challenges every day.