Counseling Events and Groups

Counseling services are provided during the college’s operating hours. After hours or when off-campus, you can find a variety of resources for a host of concerns on the following websites.

Find Resources

  • Crisis Mental Health Situations

    In a life-threatening emergency, please dial 911 immediately for assistance

    • Mobile Crisis Team: a 24/7 contact for Mecklenburg County residents experiencing a mental health emergency or seeking help for someone who is
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: a 24/7 suicide crisis line and information resource
    • Safe Alliance: a 24/7 helpline for anyone who has experienced sexual trauma and/or violence from a family member or intimate partner; also provides advocacy, resources, and ongoing counseling
    • Daymark Recovery Services: 24/7 mental health assessment, no appointment needed, crisis intervention, 23 hour observation unit, assistance with referrals for mental health and substance use.
    • Atrium Behavioral Health Emergency Room: A dedicated psychiatric emergency department that provides treatment for a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. Our center is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Mental Health

    • Find Support Groups: a good starting point to find groups and organizations providing a supportive community
    • Mental Health America of the Central Carolinas: advocacy, information, and resources for the Charlotte metropolitan area; find support, search for therapists, access screenings, and get involved
    • Atrium Behavioral Health Care: Atrium Behavioral Health evaluates, diagnoses and treats adults aged 18 and older who are experiencing a mental illness. They provide a range of treatment options, therapeutic approaches and state-of-the-art medical interventions.
    • Psychology Today: A database where individuals can search for qualified mental health professionals within their region, by specialty and accepted health insurances.
  • Community Resources

    • Charlotte Housing Authority: learn about and apply for affordable housing options
    • Crisis Assistance Ministry: emergency assistance with rent and utilities; furniture ministry; clothing, shoes, and small household items through the free store; assistance and advocacy to help move toward self-sufficiency
    • Just 1 Call: a one-stop source for information and assistance for Mecklenburg County; though designed with seniors and adults with disabilities in mind, this comprehensive list of community agencies and services is useful for anyone seeking assistance
    • Legal Services of Southern Piedmont: legal advice and representation for people meeting low-income guidelines; Health Insurance Navigators are available to guide you through your options
    • Men’s Shelter of Charlotte: emergency shelter for men 18 and older; support services for transitioning from homelessness
    • Salvation Army Center of Hope: emergency shelter for women and children; comprehensive support services; referrals for individuals and families not meeting the Center’s criteria
    • United Way’s 2-1-1: a comprehensive hotline and searchable website for connecting to health care and human services in North Carolina
  • Spanish Mental Health Resources

    • Psychology Today: A database where individuals can search for qualified mental health professionals within their region, by specialty and accepted health insurances.
  • Substance Use Resources

    • Dilworth Center: Intensive Outpatient services (IOP). Disease education, adult family program, group therapy, mental health counseling and twelve-step groups are included in the IOP.
    • Anuvia: Outpatient, intensive outpatient, short-term substance use treatment programs, support groups and services offered in Spanish.
    • McLeod Center for Wellbeing: Offers a variety of services for substance abuse, addiction, detox, rehabilitation, and education.
  • LGBTQIA+ Resources

    • Time Out Youth: Fosters community, sponsors programs, and provides advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth (ages 11 – 20)
    • Transcend Charlotte: Provides free and/or low-cost mental health, social support and education services to trans and gender-expansive folks (ages 18±) in Mecklenburg, and the adjoining counties in North and South Carolina.
  • Additional Resources

    • Single Stop: A CPCC non-profit organization that provides  a one-stop shop that can connect you with a variety of resources you may need to stay focused on your academic goals.
    • Find Help: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost services.

Counseling on the Green

Spring into mental wellness with our counseling event featuring interactive pop-up stations! Join us on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Learn more!