Teenhelpcharlotte.com provides resources for teens in Charlotte, NC who are in crisis or searching for mental health services. Whatever you're going through, you don't have to go through it alone. There's so much help available in our city and nationally and this website will help you get started.
Remember, if you are in a crisis situation or a medical emergency, always call 911 and get help right away. Don’t wait. The content found on this site is not professional medical advice. Please see our site-wide disclaimer for more information.

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Suicide

If you’re in crisis and need immediate help:

  • Call 911 - Ask for CIT Trained Officer (Crisis Intervention Team)

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline (800) 273-8255

  • Crisis Text Line - text HOME to 741741

  • Mecklenburg County Crisis Hotline (704) 566-3410 - press 1

If you think someone is at immediate risk of self-harm:

  1. Take someone seriously if they say they want to harm themselves.

  2. Call 911 - Ask for CIT Trained Officer (Crisis Intervention Team)

  3. Stay with the person until help arrives.

  4. Remove any guns, knives, medications, or other things that may cause harm.

  5. Listen, but don’t judge, argue, threaten, or yell.

If you’re having suicidal thoughts but aren’t in immediate danger learn more about how to get help:

Are you suicidal or depressed? Take a quiz to find out more:

 

Sexual Assault

If you’ve been sexually assaulted and need immediate help:

 

Information for support for sexual assault victims in Charlotte:

 

If you’re not sure you were assaulted and want more information:

 

Domestic Violence

If you’re in crisis and need immediate help:

 

If you aren’t in immediate danger but want to learn more about how to get help:

 

Addiction

If you’re in crisis and need immediate help:

 

If you aren’t in immediate danger but want to learn more about how to get help:

Support groups in Charlotte:

 

Online support groups:

 

Do you think you may have an addiction problem but you aren’t sure? Take a quiz to find out:

 

If you’re living with someone who has an addiction problem:

 

Depression

If you’re in crisis and need immediate help:

 

If you aren’t in immediate danger but want to learn more about how to get help:

 

Support groups in Charlotte:

 

Online support groups:

 

Do you think that you may be depressed but you aren’t sure? Take a quiz to find out more:

 

Anxiety

If you’re in crisis and need immediate help:

 

If you’re not in immediate danger and are looking for information:

 

Online support groups:

 

Do you think you may have anxiety but you aren’t sure? Take a quiz to find out more:

 

Eating Disorder

 

LGBTQ

If you’re in crisis and need immediate help:

If you're not in immediate danger and are looking for help in Charlotte:

 

Free, online support:

 

Are you confused about your gender identity or sexuality? Take these tests to find out more:

GENERAL DISCLAIMER: This website is designed for general educational and information purposes only and does not render medical advice. The information provided is intended to encourage, not replace, direct patient-health professional relationships. It should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or illness. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider. Anyone who has a medical problem should contact a physician. Anyone with a serious problem should get medical or therapeutic help. Anyone who feels at risk for suicide should call 911 immediately. This website is not responsible for any interactions that occur after any phone number found on the site is called.