Alliance offers mental health, developmental disability, and substance abuse services to children and adults in Durham, Wake, Cumberland and Johnston counties through a large network of private providers.

These services include:

Assertive Community Treatment

A program for adults with severe mental illness who work with a team of professionals to achieve their goals

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

A form of psychotherapy that emphasizes the important role of thinking in how we feel and what we do

Community Support

The process of working with adults or children and their families to develop a plan and to coordinate services and supports to help them to reach their life goals

Crisis Assessment and Stabilization and Crisis Residential

An alternative to a hospital where individuals in crisis can go to receive help; the goal is for individuals to return home as quickly as possible

Evaluation and Testing

Collecting of information about an adult’s or a child’s and family’s life, strengths, needs and abilities in order to better develop a plan of services and supports

Housing and Residential Services

Once you are receiving services, your provider can help you decide which residential supports you will need to achieve your goals; this can include various kinds of assistance, like rent subsidies and help with start-up expenses, to help ensure safe, stable housing

Integrated Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

Improves the quality of life for persons with dual disorders by integrating substance abuse services with mental health services, combining medicines with psychological, educational and social interventions to address the needs of consumers and their families

Intensive In-Home Services

A team and family approach to provide intensive services for children who have serious emotional disturbances, complex family challenges or serious behavioral problems likely to result in out-of-home placement

Medication Management

Evaluation of medication options by an approved provider to determine which medicine is best, how it should be taken and whether it is working

Multi-Systemic Therapy

A team and family-based intervention designed to enhance the skills of youth and their families who have anti-social, aggressive/violent behaviors or delinquency issues, including involvement with the juvenile justice system

Outpatient Therapy

Professionals teach new skills or ways to cope with problems in individual, family or group settings

Peer Run Drop-In Center

A place where individuals with mental illness can go to relax, participate in meaningful activity and socialize in a safe environment

Psychosocial Rehabilitation

A program for adults with mental illness and substance use issues to receive support, learn new skills and be encouraged to reach their goals

Rapid Response Homes

A safe and therapeutic short-term residential option for children dealing with serious behavioral or emotional disturbances or family crises


Care for an individual with a disability in the home or other safe place so the family or loved ones can take a “break” from their caregiving responsibilities

Substance Abuse Detoxification

A monitored process involving abstinence to clear the drug from the body, accompanied by support during the physical and psychological changes that result

Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Treatment

A program that provides the patient multiple sessions per week to learn new behaviors, to participate in self-help groups and to practice relapse prevention strategies

Substance Abuse Residential Services

Provide structured, communal living (such as halfway houses) serving as step-down or transition from more restrictive environments

Supported Employment

Helps people with disabilities participate in the labor market in jobs they prefer with the level of professional help they need

Wellness Management and Recovery

Helps individuals with serious mental illness collaborate with professionals, reduce their susceptibility to the illness, cope effectively with their symptoms and grow beyond their mental illness

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Page last modified: October 29, 2018