Mental Health

Find relief from symptoms of mental and behavioral health conditions with help from the caring professionals at UNC Health. You and your loved ones deserve support and treatment options that help you return to your favorite activities, improve relationships, and feel better.

Get Help Now

If you or someone else have thoughts of hurting yourself or others, call 911, go to the nearest emergency room, or call the 24/7 National Suicide Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

Mental & Behavioral Disorders

Get expert help to diagnose and manage:

Care & Treatment

Rely on your UNC Health provider to help find a care approach that works best for you or your family. Your provider may recommend:

  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Individual, couples, family, or group therapy
  • Inpatient or partial hospitalization
  • LGBTQ+ services
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Medically monitored detoxification, or detox, a supervised program to safely stop taking alcohol or drugs
  • Medication prescriptions and monitoring
  • Patient and family education
  • Psychiatric evaluations and assessments
  • Referrals to local resources
  • Safety planning
  • Small group sessions (8eight to 10 participants)
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy

Your Care Team

Feel confident you’ll get the services you or a loved one need thanks to the wide range of specialists on our staff. You may work with:

  • Psychiatrist – Medical doctor who specializes in mental health and can prescribe medications
  • Psychologist – Provider who uses different types of counseling and therapy to help patients cope
  • Social worker – Professional with training to offer support and help people and communities access resources to resolve problems

Find a Doctor

Get outstanding, compassionate primary and specialty care from UNC Health. Find a doctor near you to request your appointment and get started.