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For families with children 2-12. Understand if you should worry about your child’s mental health and get tips to support your child and family this school year. Free for everyone! Learn more and…

While mental illness can impact people of any race, ethnicity, gender, or identity, access to quality and affordable mental health care can be limited for those with marginalized…

NC-PAL was recently featured by the North Carolina Healthcare Association in a piece about resources to improve healthcare access in North Carolina. 

NC-PAL is committed to improving behavioral health care for youth across North Carolina. To achieve this goal, we aim to understand and address the unique needs of each county in our diverse state…

  June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month,…

Positive shifts in societal acceptance of LGBTQ+ individuals have led LGBTQ+ youth to “come out” at younger developmental ages. However, if the youth is in an unsupportive or hostile environment…

May is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to reduce the stigma around …

According to the Pediatric Mental Health Institute, pediatric providers who rely solely on clinical judgment to identify patients with mental health concerns will only positively identify…

Alison Manning, MD is board certified in pediatrics, adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. She is an assistant professor at Duke University where she works on the inpatient…

NC-PAL began in 2017 as a small pilot for a mental health telephone consultation service in six NC counties. In 2018, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) received…