Chatham County Mental Health Resources

Child Care Behavior Consultation

Provides screening and support to children from birth to age 5 whose child care providers have concerns about their development, behavior, or ability to succeed in the classroom. Consultants provide support based on the needs of individual children and work with child care providers and families to create success strategies in the classroom. Services are provided free of charge and do not require a diagnosis. Contact: Lara Kehle, MS, BCABA, LPA at 919-358-9270.

KidSCope Outreach Services

Provides evidence-based therapies in English and Spanish for families with children aged from birth to age 5, which focus on improving the caregiver-child relationship and increasing children’s positive behaviors. Parents are actively involved in the program and gain an understanding of their child's behaviors and how to address them in a developmentally appropriate manner. Services include customized evaluation, early intervention and individual counseling and education for families, including Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), and Community Based Rehabilitation Services (CBRS). Contact: Kathy Eden, MSW, LCSW at 919-358-3585.

Incredible Years Parent Education

The evidence-based Incredible Years Parent Training Program is a free 15-week program for parents of children aged 3-6 years in Orange and Chatham Counties. Parents learn skills to promote children’s social competence, school readiness and to reduce behavior problems. Offered in English and Spanish, classes focus on play and positive involvement with children, praise and rewards, effective limit setting and non-violent discipline practices. Contact: Alexandra Morris, MSW at 919-593-4655.

El Futuro

A mental health organization that provides services sensitive to the Latino culture. They provide Mental Health Evaluations, Individual, Family and Group Therapy, Psychiatric Treatment, DWI Assessment and Treatment (including ADETS), Parenting classes, social skills classes and DBT Skill Classes, Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment, and Trauma Treatment (all ages). They accept Medicaid, Health Choice, and other insurances and also serve those who do not have insurance. Phone 919-688-7101 x600 Se Hable Espanol. Website >>

Address: 319 A E 3rd St Siler City, N.C. 27344

Hours: Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thursdays 11 a.m.-7 a.m. for DWI evaluations and therapy

Mental Health of America of the Triangle

An national organization that supports a variety of education, training, and support for parents, providers, and community members on an array of topics related to mental health and wellness throughout the year. Phone 919-942-8083. Website >>


Family Advocacy Network (FAN) provides free services to parents raising children (toddler–high school) with serious mental health conditions, learning disabilities, substance abuse, high-functioning autism.

The Pro Bono Counseling Network (PBCN) provides free counseling to uninsured/underinsured individuals via a network of licensed, volunteer therapists.

The Orange Partnership for Alcohol and Drug Free Youth is a partnership between community members and various agencies, schools and organizations in Hillsborough and rural Orange County concerned about the issue of underage drinking and drug use.

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