Have a Crisis? Call 1.800.939.5911

How to Get Help

How to Get Help

Cardinal Innovations has a 24-hour, toll-free number answered by our Access Call Center staff at 1.800.939.5911. Use this number to get information, referrals to community organizations, to request services or to get help or advice in a crisis.

Try This to Quit Smoking

Transitions to the Community

Quadruple your chanc​​es of quitting and save $25,​000 over 15 years!​ ​Quitlin​eNC has a 40% success rate of helping people quit smoking.​ Find Out More >

My Resource Library

My Resource Library

Our online resource library with helpful ​information about health and behavioral health issues. Read More >

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ABOUT US
​​​​​​​​​​​Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions is a managed behavioral healthcare organization focused on helping people access services that they need to lead better daily lives. We serve those individuals needing mental health, intellectual and developmental disability, and substance use/addictions services. Read more >

Redefining Lives

Free Crisis Access line for Depression

As one of Cardinal Innovation's service providers, Lissette helps veterans, domestic violence survivors, clients struggling with alcohol use and addiction, and many others. Read More >

In The News

DHHS' NCTracks Earns Certification from Federal Government

NC DHHS: 4/12/2015​

North Carolinians seeking mental health care might encounter problems >
dailytarheel.com: 1/30/15

Rep. Justin Burr Receives the 2014 State Representative Leadership Award >
North Carolina Council of Community Programs: 6/23/14

Cardinal Innovations signs 5-year lease for Charlotte operations center >
Charlotte Business Journal: 4/15/14

Amid anxiety, mental health group says few changes in works >
Charlotte Observer: 3/29/14

More News  >

Cardinal Innovations
Press Releases

Cardinal Innovations Highlights its Managed Care Model During National Council for Behavioral Health’s Annual Conference >
April 20, 2015

Cardinal Innovations Selects Urban Ministry Center as Charlotte PATH Provider >
March 17, 2015

Cardinal Innovations Celebrates IDD Awareness Month in March >
March 5, 2015

Partners Behavioral Health Management and Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions Partner with MyStrength and DAYMARK Recovery Services to Enhance Services >
February 27, 2015

Cardinal Innovations and Alamance-Burlington School System Partner to Offer Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Sessions >
February 12, 2015

State Grant Awarded to Cardinal Innovations for Youth Crisis Services >
January 20, 2015

More News >

I/DD Awareness Month

IDD Awareness Month

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions will celebrate Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Awareness Month with several events that are planned throughout our service areas. Read more >

Helpful Family
Information and Articles

Cardinal Innovations Partners with QuitlineNC for Smoking Cessation  >
Cardinal Innovations launched a smoking cessation campaign called “Kick It” on Jan. 5 to help people with mental illness and substance use disorders quit smoking.

Suicide: There is Hope >
Every 13 minutes, another American dies by suicide. Learn about the resources available to prevent this.​

NAMI Programs Offer Support, Advocacy >
Learn about the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) programs that help those affected by mental illness build better lives.

Perscription VS. Street Drugs: Recognize the Signs of Use >
Learn about the dangers of street drugs, the signs of use and where to go for help.

Peer Support Class Celebrates Graduation >
Read about the 15 people who participated in the Peer Support Training course.

Children with Disabilities, At-Risk Youth Benefit from Therapeutic Horseback Riding >
Learn about the Wings of Eagles Ranch, a therapeutic horseback riding center where what seems impossible becomes possible.

ABLE Act Provides Options for IDD Population​ >​
The ABLE Act allows the creation of tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families.​

Cardinal Innovations Celebrates IDD Awareness Month in March​ >​
Learn about the upcoming "Say This, Not That" events planned throughout the month.

Meetings & Events

Person Centered Thinking (PCT) Training​ >

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Trainings >

Community Forums >

Consumer and Family Event Calendar >

Provider Event Calendar >

Local Offices

Alamance-Caswell Office >
(Covers Alamance and Caswell counties)

Five County Office >
(Covers Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Vance and Warren counties)

Mecklenburg Office >
(Covers Mecklenburg county)

OPC Office >
(Covers Orange, Person and Chatham counties)

Piedmont Office >
(Covers Cabarrus, Davidson, Rowan, Stanly and Union counties)

​​​Would you like to join the Cardinal Innovations Client Rights Committee​?​​
​​​​​​​​Click here to fill out an application >