The holidays can be a tough time for some. Tim Boyum talks with author Steven Petrow and Peg Morrison of NAMI-North Carolina on how to keep the holiday blues at bay.
Crisis phone line by HopeLine North Carolina
Call or text: 919-231-4525 or 877-235-4525
Phone calls taken 24/7
Text line hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
24/7 National Suicide Prevention Hotline
24/7 NAMI Crisis Text Line
Text “NAMI” to 741-741
Just need to talk?
Call the Promise Resource Network Warmline. It’s open 24/7.
NAMI North Carolina Website
Helpline and contact information, links to virtual NAMI programs, schedule for Thursdays with NAMI, resource information – all specific to North Carolina
General information about mental health, advocacy, NAMI services
National Institute of Mental Health
General information about mental health diagnoses and research
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Information about suicide, support and local chapters
To learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD):
To get assistance from the Salvation Army:
List of places providing holiday assistance throughout N.C.: