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Connect with SouthLight

We are deeply embedded in the community, with extensive knowledge about, and access to, resources at SouthLight and throughout our community. Finding and preparing for mental health and/or substance use treatment can be challenging. Even if you aren’t ready to engage in care with us, we hope that some of the resources and information below will help you on your recovery journey. If you have questions about how SouthLight can help you, call (919) 787-6131.

Get Help

If you are in crisis and need immediate help

Learn More

We have a rich library with articles and videos to help you learn more about mental health and substance use. Here are just a few; visit our Blog page for more, and our YouTube channel for more brief videos and inspiring stories!

Video Resources

SouthLight creates videos to help educate about mental health and substance use issues. Follow us on YouTube or check out some of our most popular videos.

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Community-based Self-Help Recovery Groups

You might consider seeking out the support and wisdom of others who have tried a variety of approaches (This is not an endorsement and/or a comprehensive list of community-based self-help recovery groups)

  • Wake County resources for basic needs
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness – Advocacy and community organization for those struggling with mental health challenges
  • SMART Recovery – Cognitive and Behavioral community-based approach to recovery
  • Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous – 12-Step Recovery Virtual NA
  • Celebrate Recovery – Faith-Based Christian Recovery 12-Step Program
  • NC Harm Reduction Coalition – Advocacy and resource organization to help individuals move towards reducing harm from problematic use
  • Find a GriefShare group meeting near you