Current Community Resources and Events
Wake County is fortunate to have a variety of resources to assist individuals in need. The Wake County Network of Care website has been designed as a tool to provide the most up to date resources for the most commonly searched social service areas.
We are always eager to share new events and resources from our community friends, partners, other affiliates, or organizations across the country doing amazing work. Below you’ll find a list of current community resources and events. Please feel free to share this page with others who may find something below helpful. Last updated: 5/21/20
- A List of Bipolar Documentaries To Watch These biopics provide information and share intimate details about people’s struggles and successes while dealing with ongoing symptoms of bipolar’s depression, mania, and anxiety.
- A Guide to Living With Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty This includes psycho-education about worry and anxiety, and a selection of practical CBT exercises for managing wellbeing including activity scheduling, worry postponement, and compassionate cognitive restructuring. To read through the guide, click here.
- Webinar Series from NAMI New Jersey Visit NAMI New Jersey for a webinar series on a variety of topics related to COVID-19.
- Online Mental Health First-aid Course The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging individuals and families in new ways. Mental health first aid, the practice of recognizing and responding to people experiencing crisis-related stress, can be used to help yourself and others to cope in the face of stressful events. To help, the American Red Cross is offering a FREE Mental Health First Aid for COVID-19 online only course during the pandemic. Click here for more information
- Food Donation Drop Off Site Carolina Outreach has set up a food donation drop off site in Raleigh to support local food banks. They are accepting food, pet food, diapers, cleaning supplies, and toilet paper. Find out how to donate here.
- Support and Awareness InterAct is a nonprofit that provides support for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. They offer a crisis hotline, emergency shelter, counseling, education resources, and more. You can find out more about what they do and how to help someone in need in this informative guide.
For Parents/Caregivers/Family Members
- Online Learning Platform Allies in Recovery is now offering their online program based on the CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) method to help those in recovery, for FREE. The website incorporates teaching modules, live support, informative blogs, and more, with a typical cost to join, but right now, during the COVID crisis, it is offered for free. It is a great opportunity and resource to families who are struggling with loved ones who have co-occurring issues with addiction. You can find out more at www.alliesinrecovery.net
For Children and Teens
- Text Support Line NAMI Maine launched a teen text line last week that has received national coverage. Youth can text the line even if they aren’t in Maine. You can find more info here.
For Healthcare Workers and First Responders
- Teletherapy Triangle Wellness and Recovery is offering four FREE teletherapy sessions during the COVID-19 crisis for healthcare workers and first responders. Contact email@example.com or visit their website at www.twrnc.com.
Please note that this information may not be most up to date or inclusive of all services. The agencies listed should not be seen as an endorsement by NAMI Wake.