SouthLight is committed to keeping our clients healthy, safe and connected to services
SouthLight is a lifeline in our community and our clients need us now more than ever. We are committed to our clients while also protecting the health of our staff, clients and the community.
As the COVID-19 outbreak expands, SouthLight is actively seeking solutions for keeping individuals recovering from mental illness and substance use safe and connected with services.
Please visit our Resource Page with a listing of community resources.
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Accepting New Clients: Updated April 6, 2020
As the COVID-19 Outbreak expands, we are actively seeking solutions to keep individuals recovering from mental health and substance safe and connected to services.
We offer online assessments: call our intake coordinator between 8 am - 2 pm at 919-787-6131 ext 1431.
Our Opioid Treatment Program is limiting the new patient admissions to high risk populations only.
Medical Records Request
Temporary eFax number: 1-888-890-6295.
DURING COVID-19, we have set up a temporary eFax account. Please use this number for sending and receiving medical records during this crisis.
Effective Wednesday, March 25
Our "Virtual Doors" are Open to new Clients
We remain committed to serving our community, including new clients, especially during this difficult time.
We will continue to offer the same high quality, confidential services but in a new way: on a virtual platform, connecting with our providers and counselors using your computer or phone.
*If you are seeking mental health or substance use services, or know someone who needs help, please call our Intake Specialist at 919-787-6131 x 1431 between 8 am-2 pm to schedule a virtual appointment.
You will be encouraged to use one of our easy to use audio/visual platforms for the appointment. If you do not have access to the internet for the audio/visual appointment, we will complete the assessment via phone.
Effective Thursday, March 19, all in-person appointments, therapies and support groups will be suspended and moved to phone calls and online telehealth technology.
We are committed to protecting clients and staff from exposure by decreasing the number of clients at SouthLight at any given time.
All in-person therapy and psychiatric appointments will occur virtually.
The counselor's contact information is listed below.
All in-person group services are suspended.
Clients should expect a call from their group facilitator for details on how groups will continue remotely. Clients may also call their group facilitator for details.
Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) dosing will continue from 5:30 am-12:30 pm.
Exceptions for additional take-homes are being made on an individual basis to decrease the volume of clients in OTP dosing each day.
As a reminder, if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, fever or cough please alert the nurse, and plan to come between 11:00 am-12:30 pm to decrease transmission risks.
Judicial Services and all judicial classes are suspended. Visit our Judicial Services page for more details.
SouthLight at Barrett Drive office is temporarily closed. All therapy and psychiatric appointments will occur by phone or virtually.
Call our main number and the extension listed: (919) 787-6131