The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has four medical centers, four health care centers, and numerous outpatient clinics in NC. VA facilities provide evidence-based physical health and behavioral health care. A list of the facilities is here, with specific information on each facility when you tap on the specific one.
Nine Vet Centers, which utilize a community-based mental health outpatient model, are scattered throughout the State and are a part of Readjustment Counseling Service-Northeast Districk (10RCSI) Zone 4. The Centers provide free services to Veterans, Active Duty service members, or family members who can meet one of three criteria: is a combat Veteran or Active Duty; has experienced military sexual trauma; or is in bereavement.
The NC Department of Health and Human Services has 13 Divisions that provide a variety of health and behavioral health services, supports, and resources.
- Division of Aging and Adult Services
- Division of Child Development and Early Education
- Division of Health Service Regulation
- Division of Human Resources
- Division of Medical Assistance
- Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services
- Division of Public Health
- Division of Services for the Blind
- Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
- Division of Social Services
- Division of State Operated Healthcare
- Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
- Office of Rural Health
North Carolina is divided into seven regions, each with its own Local Management Entity or Management Care Organization (LME/MCOs). Each LME-MCO has a Veteran Point of Contact (VPoC) who can assist Veterans and family members. Contact information for VPoCs follows:
- Alliance Behavioral Healthcare – Hank Debnam 910-491-4798
- Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions – Emily Smith 704-939-7803
- Eastpointe – Katina Dial-Scott 800-513-4002
- Partners Behavioral Health Management – Jamie Sales828-323-8053
- Sandhills Center – Kellie Moran 336-389-6132
- Trillium Health Resources – Ashley Rhea 866-998-2597
- Vaya Health – Meredith Comer 828-225-2785 x1218
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Cape Fear Valley in Fayetteville offers timely low or no cost behavioral healthcare services and case management to active duty service members, Veterans, and their families regardless of discharge status, role while in uniform, or combat experience.