STEP (Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program) Community Clinic is an outpatient clinic located on the first floor at the North Carolina Neurosciences Hospital that helps individuals and families dealing with serious mental illness to make strides towards health and recovery.

Our team of mental health professionals and graduate students from UNC-Chapel Hill―psychiatrists, psychiatry residents, clinical social workers, psychologists, peer specialists, nurses, and others specialize in the following:

Diagnosis and treatment of

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Other serious mental illnesses

Using research-based, best-practice clinical skills, we assist our patients with their recovery. We provide illness education and medication management, and help our clients come up with personal coping and relapse prevention strategies.

If you’d like to find out more about the STEP clinic and the services we offer, or want to make an appointment with a member of our clinical staff, contact us at 919.962.4919 and review this additional information about an appointment at the STEP Clinic.

Appointment Information


STEP Research Clinic

Individual and Group Therapy


101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill NC
Psychiatry Clinic located on ground floor
NC Neurosciences Hospital

Parking and Directions: Park in the Dogwood Deck on Manning Drive. To access the NC Neurosciences Hospital, take the covered Skywalk from the Dogwood Parking Deck to the NC Cancer Hospital entrance. Golf cart shuttles are available. Once inside the Cancer Hospital, proceed left past Starbucks to the NC Neurosciences Hospital through the lobby concourse. The Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic is located on the Ground Floor of the Neurosciences Hospital just off the Lobby.