Resources

Pride in North Carolina (PRIDE) wants you to have the information you need to make the best possible decisions. Whether it’s about your treatment options, procedures, your rights or just helpful information when you need a hand, we’ve tried to include it here. Or you can always contact the nearest PRIDE office for help.

Self help Information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Glossary of Terms
Surveys
Your Rights
Guidance and Choices
Grievance Process
Crisis and Emergency

Links to other websites for self-help information

Child and adolescent development issues

www.aacap.org/publications/factsFam/index.htm

Depression in children and adolescents

www.wingofmadness.com/articles/children.htm
www.psycom.net/depression.central.children.html
www.baltimorepsych.com/cadepress.htm

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

www.selfhelpmagazine.com/articles/child_behavior/index.shtml

Children and divorce

http://muextension.missouri.edu/xplor/hesguide/humanrel/gh6600.htm
www.divorceinfo.com/children.htm
www.kidsturncentral.com/topics/issues/divorce.htm

Mental Health

www.mentalhealth.com

Links to other resources and North Carolina Government Agencies

Brazelon Center for Mental Health Law

www.bazelon.org

Department of Health and Human Services

www.dhhs.state.nc.us

Division of Medical Assistance

www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dma/

Division of Social Services

www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dss/index.htm

Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

www.ncdjjdp.org/

Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services

www.dhhs.state.nc.us/mhddsas/

National Association for the Dually Diagnosed

www.thenadd.org

National Institute of Mental Health

www.nimh.nih.gov

National Mental Health Association

www.nmha.org

North Carolina Exceptional Children’s Assistance

www.ecac-parentcenter.org

PRIDE In North Carolina, LLC

www.pridenc.com (you are on this Web site)

Understanding your rights in the school system

www.wrightslaw.com/
www.nc-ddc.org/

United States Department of Health and Human Services

www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov

Value Options

www.valueoptions.com

Government Benefits

The Department of Labor announced the launch of a website designed to serve as a one-stop resource for all government benefits. With benefits programs from participating Federal agencies and State organizations, GovBenefits is the most comprehensive online resource for government-to-citizen assistance programs available. The Web site lists benefits by state, category, and features a detailed resource page.

www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits/index.jhtml

Phone Contacts

The Governor’s Advocacy Council for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
1-800-821-6922 TTY/Voice

North Carolina Mental Health Consumer’s Organization
1-800-326-3842

NC Careline
1-800-662-7030 Voice/TTY/Spanish

NAMI North Carolina
1-800-451-9682

National Mental Health Association
1-800-969-6642

Families CAN Family Line
1-800-211-0501

Alcohol/Drug Council of North Carolina
1-800-668-4232

The Arc of North Carolina
1-800-662-8706

The North Carolina Parents of Exceptional Children Assistance Center
1-800-962-6817

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