Links to Other Sites

By providing links to these great web sites, Lepage Associates aims to deliver the best information for maintaining and improving your mental and physical health. (These links are provided as a resource and their presence here does not constitute an endorsement.)

Links to Other Sites

GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH & CRISIS LINES

American Psychological Association Help Center

The APA Help Center features articles and information on a broad range of mental health issues. Also features in-depth information on The Road to Resilience and how to increase resilience in adults, and how parents and educators can build resilience in children and teens.

CRISIS HOT LINES

24-Hour Orange County Rape Crisis Center
1-866-WE-LISTEN (935-4783) or 919-968-4647 or 919-338-0746 (TTY)
www.ocrcc.org

24-Hour Durham Crisis Response Center
919-403-6562
www.durhamcrisisresponse.org

Assaulted Women’s Helpline
1-866-863-0511
www.awhl.org

Durham Rape Crisis Center
919-688-2883
www.durhamrapecrisiscentre.com

Raleigh Rape Crisis Center
919-618-RAPE (618-7273)

Interact of Wake County
Domestic Violence   919-828-7740 or 1-866-291-0855
Sexual Assault    919-828-3005 or 1-866-291-0853
SAFE Center    919-828-3005 or 1-866-291-0854

Distress Center Durham
1-800-452-0688
www.distresscentredurham.com

Child Help
1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
www.childhelp.org

Durham Center Access                             
Central Medical Park
2609 N. Duke Street, Building 900
Durham, NC 27704
919-560-7100

Family Counseling Services of Durham, Inc.
3308-F Chapel Hill Boulevard
Durham, NC 27707
919-403-3534

Men and Women in Crisis Counseling Service
1413 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27704
919-286-2776

 

LOCAL HOSPITALS

Duke Urgent Care South                           
5716 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC 27713
919-572-1868

UNC Health Care
1010 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
919-966-4131

Raleigh Community Hospital
3400 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC
919-954-3000

Rex Hospital
4420 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC
919-784-3100

Wake Medical Center
3000 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC
919-350-8000

Franklin Regional                                        
100 Hospital Drive
Louisburg, NC
919-496-5131

Medical Center Western Wake Medical Center
1900 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary, NC
919-233-2300

 

SHELTERS

Community House (for men)
919-967-0643
www.ifcweb.org/services.html

Homestart (for women and children)
919-932-6025
www.ifcweb.org/services.html

Genesis Home
919-683-5878
www.genesishome.org

The Durham Rescue Mission
919-688-9641
www.durhamrescuemission.org

Urban Ministries of Durham, Inc.
919-682-0538

Raleigh Rescue Mission
919-828-9014
www.raleigh-rescue.org

Community Shelter for H.O.P.E.
919-688-2593

Dove House (women) & Phoenix House (men)
919-220-3777

Durham Interfaith Hospitality Network
919-682-2846

Orange County Domestic Violence Project
919-942-0479

 

DETOX CENTERS AND CRISIS ADDICTION SERVICES

Freedom House
104 New Stateside Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-942-2803

Duke University Medical Center Duke Addictions Program
2213 Elba Street
Durham, NC 27705
919-684-3850

Durham Treatment Center
2526 Erwin Road, 2nd Floor
Durham, NC 27705
919-286-1509

Arbor Counseling
4010 Barrett Drive, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27609
919-788-8002

ARP Phoenix of Raleigh
3901 Barrett Drive, Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27609
919-782-6554
www.arp-phoenix.com

Alcohol/Drug Council of North Carolina
3500 Westgate Drive, Suite 204
Durham, NC 27707
919-493-0003

The Arc of Durham County, Inc.
3500 Westgate Drive, Suite 303
Durham, NC 27707
919-493-8141

Duke Alcoholism and Addiction Program
Duke University Medical Center, Civitan Building
Durham, NC 27710
919-684-3850

The Durham Center
200 North Mangum Street
Durham, NC 27701
919-560-7100

Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (TROSA)
1820 James Street
Durham, NC 27707
919-688-3054

COUPLES & MARRIAGE

While We Heal
A free, confidential, and engaging website for parents wishing to protect their children and themselves; designed for parents wishing to remember their children’s needs as they work through marital problems. Home of Parents’ Commitments to Their Children.

Stay Happily Married
Creating a happy marriage is possible and this site is dedicated to providing resources to help couples who want to stay together. The site features articles, podcasts, links to other websites, and books, all designed to offer the tools needed to create happy, lasting marriages.

 

CHILDREN/TEENS & PARENTING

Parenting Teens Online
An information resource for parents of teenagers.

1-2-3 Magic: Easy-To-Learn Parenting Solutions
Effective discipline for children ages 2-12. Whether you are a parent who wants to raise happy and competent youngsters – searching for parenting solutions, a teacher looking for positive classroom discipline solutions, or a mental health professional or physician who works with parents, Parent Magic offers techniques that are down-to-earth, kid-friendly and make a dramatic impact in a short time.
Links to: www.parentmagic.com

Proud To Parent
A free, confidential, and eye-opening website for parents never married to each other. Like children of divorce, children of unmarried parents can have special needs as they grow up between two homes. Home of Parents’ Commitments to Their Children.

Parents. The Anti-Drug.
Information for parents on drugs; offered in several languages. Sponsored by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign.

Don’t Serve Teens
The Federal Trade Commission and The Century Council launched Don’t Serve Teens as a public awareness campaign designed to prevent underage drinking.

 

PHYSICAL FITNESS / RELAXATION & REJUVENATION

Baby Boot Camp
This innovative stroller-fitness program helps moms regain or enhance pre-pregnancy fitness levels and meet the physical challenges of parenting by emphasizing strength training in a supportive environment.

Blast Wellness
Blast is a state-of-the-art fitness facility for kids, located in Durham, NC. The wellness center is equipped with top of the line strength training machines, specially designed with kids in mind. Blast focuses on building the self esteem and confidence of youth, instilling healthy habits that support a balance between fun, fitness and nutrition.

A Spa for the Soul: Retreat for Women Experiencing Change
A retreat for women who want to find their own direction, with compassionate guidance, while they deal with change. The retreat began as a safe haven for divorce recovery, and has evolved to include those in any kind of life transition. Many guests go to learn how to benefit from and embrace their new circumstances rather than struggle with them.

The Umstead Spa, Cary, NC
Member of Leading Spas of the World, The Umstead Spa offers a luxurious setting to relax, replenish and rejuvenate mind, body and soul. 14,000 square foot full service spa includes 10 treatment rooms including couple’s massage, facial and hydro-massage areas, plus luxury manicure and pedicure rooms as well as a fitness studio, all of which is designed to heighten an individual’s sense of well-being. Whether you are looking for a relaxation escape, romantic destination, or a ladies retreat we have the perfect destination.

Hillsborough Yoga & Healing Arts
Provides a space for the community where everyone feels welcome and comfortable in exploring their own health & wellness possibilities. They offer yoga classes, massage, prenatal classes, and other wellness services such as stress management and meditation. This center is centrally located about 15 minutes from points in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, and Mebane. The center is less than 5 minutes from I-40 and I-85 exits on Old and New 86.

Safe Skills Self Defense
Safe Skills self defense workshops introduce you to the concepts of handling threatening or violent situations. Instructors teach simple, easy to learn strategies and techniques. People of all ages and abilities can learn valuable skills in a Safe Skills workshop.

SEPARATION & DIVORCE

Our Family Wizard
Online service to provide divorced, separated or never married parents with the ability to manage and communicate visitation schedules, custody arrangements, appointments, etc. Designed to help parents who are separated, divorced or living apart (and any family law professionals who work with them) to manage communication, expenses, children’s activities and other issues. The founders of the  company included divorced parents, a family law professional and a dedicated group of business and technology professionals who built this award winning website.

Earthquake in Zipland
A computer game for children ages 7-14. Learn how playing the adventure game, Earthquake in Zipland, can provide the first step to helping your child cope with the “aftershocks” of separation and divorce, while enhancing communication between parent and child during this difficult transition.

Children in the Middle
The divorce of one’s parents is a major event in the life of a child. Children in the Middle Online ensures that the accompanying stress is minimized, the long-term psychological burden is eased, and the whole process is made more understandable and manageable for both children and adults. Through an online interactive format, parents and children learn effective skills that will immediately change the way they interact.

Up To Parents
Home of Parents’ Commitments to Children of Divorce. A free, confidential, and interactive website for divorcing and divorced parents. If you are a divorcing or divorced parent, you will find on this unique website your best defense against unnecessary hurt, turmoil, and expense: focusing on protecting your children.

Divorce Net
DivorceNet is the Internet’s largest divorce resource, with numerous articles, book suggestions, and state-specific articles and information.

Colorado Center for Divorce Mediation
An excellent resource for general information on mediation, as well as information and resources regarding divorce-related child and family issues.

Stearns Financial Group

Divorce represents a difficult time, both emotionally and financially. Stearns Financial Group has extensive expertise in helping couples navigate the financial aspects of divorce using a thoughtful, proactive approach. Financial analysis related to divorce will include various scenarios surrounding property division and spousal support, including the short and long term impact of settlement decisions. Answering questions like “am I going to be okay financially?” can provide greater security and peace of mind during a very stressful transition.

Linton & Associates, Durham, NC
Heather Linton is a CPA and Certified Divorce Financial Planner. Divorce Financial Planners can act as an excellent resource, helping you understand your finances at this time, analyze various scenarios for property division and asset/debt division and management, and look at short and long term consequences of different scenarios. The Linton & Associates team includes CPAs, business, and financial consultants. Ms. Linton is the author of The Complete Guide to Protecting Your Financial Security When Getting a Divorce and Business Valuation: Proven Methods to Easily Determine the True Value of Your Business.

MEDICAL HEALTH

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
For information on the dangers of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma visit this website. Learn more about types, causes, prognosis, and treatment of this disease.

The Center for Speech, Language, and Learning
The Center for Speech, Language, and Learning, PLLC, in Chapel Hill is a group of Speech/Language Pathologists and Educators dedicated to enhancing the communication skills of individuals of all ages.  Each therapist is State and Nationally certified, bringing to the group their own unique and varied specialties.

FINANCIAL INFO FOR WOMEN

Financial Focus for Women A division of Stearns Financial Group created specifically to better assist women in making confident financial decisions. Women seek information and education that empowers them to make good decisions. Whether it’s saving for retirement, running or selling a business, re-invention after divorce, widowhood or empty nest, or other “life transitions,” Financial Focus for Women provides the resources women need to better control their lives and their futures.