Our Mission

The mission of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health is to promote the recovery of persons with mental illness in North Carolina through evidence-based and cost-effective prevention, treatment, training, research and community education.

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Categories and Services

COVID-19 Update: Our Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health clinics are now operating primarily through virtual visits in place of in-person visits.  Call us at our usual clinic numbers to learn more. (Updated June 26, 2020).

Contact Information

Carr Mill Clinics

Appointments and referral information for new patients


The NC Psychiatric Research Center


919.445.0271  (Raleigh)

UNC STEP Community Clinic – Wake

Appointments for all locations


UNC Wake Encompass



Clinic/Office Hours

8:00 a.m.-5.00 p.m.
except Wake Regional Offices

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health

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One in four Americans experiences mental illness in a given year. With compassionate and evidence-based treatment and support, we believe a life of recovery is possible. Help us achieve our vision by making a tax-deductible contribution TODAY.

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