Wake Country Resources for emergency suicide attempts:
□ If a caller has a therapist, mental health provider, or a psychiatrist, this professional is technically the first responder- however, if they are not available in a time of need, do not wait to get them help.
□ Crisis and Assessment Services in Wake County can be contacted on the phone or can be visited in person. This center is a central access point for evaluation and entry into various psychiatric hospitals. 107 Sunnybrook Rd, Raleigh– 919-250-1260.
□ Wake County Access Center 24-hours a day – 919-250-3133 or toll-free 866-518-6784. If a caller has no mental health provider and is interested in receiving mental health services in Wake County.
□ CIT Officers – Crisis Intervention Trained. This is an accredited 40-hour training program to help law enforcement (and some EMS / paramedics) deal with individuals with mental health issues. If you call 911, request a CIT officer. If an individual is in immediate danger do not be afraid to call 911.
□ Mobile Crisis Team is a team of trained counselors who will go an individual’s house and provide a face-to-face intervention and help develop a crisis plan for the person or help bring them to a crisis center or hospital if needed. 1-877-626-1772.
□ Holly Hill Hospital operates independently as a private hospital but often coordinates with Wake County Crisis and Assessment Services. They offer inpatient and ‘partial-hospitalization’ services for children, adolescents, adults and elderly adults. They can be contacted 24/7 at 919-250-7000.
□ HopeLine You many always reach out HopeLine if you are unsure of what steps to take or how to get help. We are available to support you and walk you through the steps of getting help for yourself or others. 919-231-4525
(list borrowed from HopeLine.org)
If you don't live in Wake County (NC), please call the above Suicide Hotline number. They can direct you to the nearest help.