Health Resources


Helpline (1-855-587-3463) Connects individuals to mental health and resilience supports that help with copiing skills and building resilience during times of crisis. Hope4NCis available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with access to 711/TTY and interpreters, to everyone in North Carolina's 100 counties during COVID-19 Crisis. 

Suicide Prevention

Text Crisis Line:

Say Something- Anonymous reporting system

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255

or visit

Mobile Crisis Services:  Alexander, Caldwell and McDowell Counties 1-888-646-0188


Regional Walk-in Centers:

RHA Health Services is the walk-in center provider in your region. At a walk-in site an adult, adolescent, or family in crisis can receive immediate care. The care may include an assessment and diagnosis for mental illness, substance abuse and intellectual/developmental disability issues, as well as planning and referral for future treatment. Other services may include medication management, outpatient treatment, and short-term follow-up care. Walk-in center hours of operation are currently Monday-Friday from 8AM-5PM. Extended weekday and weekend hours may also be available in your area. Please call a provider near you to ask about this option:

RHA - McDowell Center 486 Spaulding Road, Suite B—Marion, NC 28752 (828) 652-2919


Concussion Information for Parents in English and Spanish: Please view link below.

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Quit Smoking Community guide shows the dangers of vaping and electronic cigarettes to teenagers: