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Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

National Eating Disorders Center Helpline
(800) 931-2237

National Runaway Safeline – 800-RUN-AWAY

SAMHSA’s National Helpline – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (800) 662-4357

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741-741 anytime, 24/7 to chat with a crisis counselor.

LGBT National Hotline – 1-888-843-4564

Trans Lifeline – 1-877-565-8860

The Trevor Project – world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. 1-866-488-7386 or text TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Helpline – 1-800-950-6264 or text “NAMI” to 741741

National Center for Homeless Education – Legal Resources -provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues

Open Path Psychotherapy Collective– Open Path provides people in need with access to transformative and affordable mental and holistic health care. Requires membership: A lifetime membership only costs $59, for access to a network of licenses therapists providing affordable, in-office and online psychotherapy sessions between $30 and $60 (between $30 and $80 for couples & family sessions).

BEAM (Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective) – crisis resources, wellness tools and support group information.

Local Resources


Alamance County Health Department

The Alamance County Children’s Dental Health Center offers cleaning, fluoride treatment, infant oral care, tooth brushing/flossing instruction, nutrition counseling, sealants, fillings, crowns, extractions and emergency treatment for children 0-21 years of age. 

Alamance County Community Services Agency, Inc. is committed to moving people from poverty to economic self-sufficiency through the provision of technical, informational, educational, and support services such as these.

Women’s Resource Center – empower women to improve and enrich their lives. We support them through life transitions to help them achieve stability, self-sufficiency, sustainability, and success.

Residential Treatment Services of Alamance – 24-hour services to both men and women with mental illness, and/or recovering alcoholics and addicts.


Alamance ElderCare – a non-profit human services agency committed to improving the lives of those striving to meet the challenges of aging.

PACE: Piedmont Health SeniorCare is a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly

Alamance County Meals on Wheels – hot home-delivered meals, frozen home-delivered meals, and winter weather emergency meals for the elderly.


Allied Churches of Alamance County – to prevent and end homelessness and food insecurity through providing direct service and leadership in collaborative community efforts.

Burlington Housing Authority –  safe, affordable housing for families, seniors and disabled individuals in Burlington, North Carolina. Utilizing federally-funded housing programs, in conjunction with non-profit social programs, BHA offers support services and life skills training to prepare residents to transition from subsidized to non-subsidized housing.

Graham Housing Authority – quality and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. In total there are 170 units for public housing, which include 20 elderly units. 

Habitat for Humanity of Alamance County – Questions on Homeownership with Habitat.


Alamance Department of Social Services – promote self-sufficiency for individuals and families and prevent the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable citizens.

Family Justice Center of Alamance County – provides one-stop services for victims of family violence and elder abuse. Under one roof, professionals from different disciplines work together to provide consolidated and coordinated safety, legal, and social aid to individuals and families in need. 

Family Abuse Services – We are here for you 24 hours a day. Call our Crisis Line: (336)226-5985

CrossRoads has been serving child and adult survivors of sexual assault, abuse, and human trafficking through confidential counseling, advocacy, child medical treatment, education, and community awareness since 1976.


Alamance County Transportation Authority (ACTA) is a Public Authority established July 1, 2002 by the Alamance County Board of Commissioners. The Authority is to provide transportation for the elderly, disabled, and general public in Alamance County. 

Alamance LINK Transit – serving Burlington, Gibsonville, Alamance County Offices and Alamance Community College.

Piedmont Area Regional Transit (PART) – there’s a Greensboro to Chapel Hill route and schedule. See the Alamance County Park & Ride locations to both the Triad and Triangle.

Find Out More

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Affordable Care Act Information – the official U.S. Government site for Medicare.

American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) Doctor Certification – Find out if your doctor is Board Certified

Understanding the Me Too Movement: A Sexual Harassment Awareness Guide

The U.S. National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health.

National Institute of Health – a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) – NIMHD’s work touches the lives of millions of Americans burdened by disparities in health status and health care delivery, including racial and ethnic minority groups, rural populations, populations with low socioeconomic status, and other population groups.

Salem Health includes over 1,100 articles on major human diseases and disorders as well as articles on human anatomy and physiology and on major medical areas of specialization.  It also contains information describing many common surgical and nonsurgical therapeutic procedures.

Medline Plus Health – MedlinePlus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. Anywhere, anytime, on any device—for free.

MedlinePlus Drugs, Herbs and Supplements – Guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements.

Consumer Health Database – Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.