About NAMI CHARLOTTE

Our Mission

The mission of NAMI–Charlotte is to protect the dignity of, and improve the quality of life for individuals and their families living with the debilitating effects of severe and persistent mental illness through advocacy, education and support.

 Our purposes in supporting this mission are:

To promote the quality of care, rights, and interests of mentally ill citizens, particularly of those who cannot speak for themselves, and to advocate such policies at the local, state and national levels to ensure accomplishment of these objectives.

To support and advocate research into the causes, alleviation, and eradication of mental illness.

To develop an enlightened and more sympathetic public understanding of the problems of those afflicted with mental illness and increase awareness of the public responsibilities in dealing with these problems.

To improve communications and cooperation between mental health agencies and families living with mental health challenges.

To encourage and aid in the formation of support groups throughout the Charlotte area.

To solicit, receive, and contribute funds for the above-stated objectives.

Support Contacts

National NAMI

National Alliance on
Mental Illness

Help Line:
800-950-6264
Main Office:
703-516-7227
nami.org

NAMI North Carolina

NAMI North Carolina
Main Office:
919–788–0801
Helpline:
800–451–9682
(NC only)
naminc.org

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.
bpkids.org

 

Teen Health Connection: Providing affordable, accessible physical and mental health services to young men and women, ages 11–21.
teenhealthconnection.org

Local Hospitals

 

Carolinas
Healthcare System
Behavioral Health
(CHS)
Mental Health
Emergencies:
704-444-2400
800-418-2065

Novant /
Presbyterian Behavioral Health
Mental Health
Emergencies:
704-384-4255

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
innervisionnc.org