Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Stepping Up Initiative: National Resources



Stepping Up in North Carolina



The History of Mental Health Services in NC: 1990-2000

MH 90s

The History of Mental Health Services in NC: 2000-present

MH 2000s

County Snapshots - Interactive Maps by NCACC's Research Department

County Research

Reports & Presentations

The Released, a PBS Documentary - What happens to the mentally ill when they leave prisons? Why do they return at such an alarming rate?

The New Asylums, a PBS Documentary - There are nearly half a million mentally ill people serving time in America's prisons. Have these institutions become our new asylums?

  1. DHHS Grants to Address Opioid Crisis with Community-Driven Strategies

    Twenty-two local health departments in North Carolina will receive a share of $1.8 million to implement high-impact, community-level strategies to address the opioid crisis based on the NC Opioid Action Plan. Read on...
  2. Durham County Receives $749K Grant for Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring SA/MI

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on October 1, 2018 that Durham County’s Criminal Justice Resource Center will receive a $749,771 grant for Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness. Read on...
View All