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Kara A Konrad MS,LPC

Kara A Konrad MS,LPC

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"Hello! I enjoy working with a variety of clients, from children to families and adults. I have found that I work particularly well with individuals who hav..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28277

Kara A Konrad MS,LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 12260

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Dr. Teresa Helms, Psy.D.

Dr. Teresa Helms, Psy.D.

Verified Credentials

Psychology

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"I offer psychotherapy to individuals (adolescents and adults) as well as couples in a nonjudgmental, compassionate environment. I work together with client..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28226

Harrisburg, NC 28075

Dr. Teresa Helms, Psy.D. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 17295

Kaye Fulcher, MSW, LCSW

Kaye Fulcher, MSW, LCSW

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"My approach to counseling and therapy is to help each individual understand their own inner parts -- those aspects of ourselves with their own ways of thin..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28203

Kaye Fulcher, MSW, LCSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 00940

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Caroline Biber, LCSW

Caroline Biber, LCSW

Verified Credentials

Clinical Social Work

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"I enjoy working with people to help them overcome and cope with life challenges. I have a relaxed and supportive approach and utilize a variety of treatme..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28203

Caroline Biber, LCSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 09394

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Kim Boubon, MSW, LCSW - CCS, Inc.

Kim Boubon, MSW, LCSW - CCS, Inc.

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

""Taking the first step and asking for help is often difficult but sometimes necessary in order to create the changes we are wanting to make in our lives. I..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28277

Kim Boubon, MSW, LCSW - CCS, Inc. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 12902

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Christina Bronte, MSW, LCSW

Christina Bronte, MSW, LCSW

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"How do you feel after an hour of yelling at your kids to get up in the morning to catch the school bus? Or, even worse, never arriving to any event on time..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28277

Christina Bronte, MSW, LCSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 11429

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Stephen L. Robinson MA LPCS LCAS CCMHC

Stephen L. Robinson MA LPCS LCAS CCMHC

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Adults

"I believe people possess the resilience and intrinsic power to discover their own solutions,when given access to a healthy therapeutic relationship with a ..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28204

Stephen L. Robinson MA LPCS LCAS CCMHC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 10066

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Althia McLaughlin, MA, NCC, LPC

Althia McLaughlin, MA, NCC, LPC

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"I believe in the power of therapy. When a client is an active participant in his/her treatment and is committed to applying the knowledge gained in therapy..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28226

Althia McLaughlin, MA, NCC, LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 14197

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Dr. Carlos Todd, PhD, LPC

Dr. Carlos Todd, PhD, LPC

Verified Credentials

Coaching, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"Sometimes life just does not go the way we thought it would. In fact it almost never go the way we plan. Our relationships become broken, our children expe..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28262

Dr. Carlos Todd, PhD, LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 18098

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Josu? Cardona, LPCA, NCC

Josu? Cardona, LPCA, NCC

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling, Psychotherapy, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"I don't believe that anyone needs therapy but I believe everyone can benefit from it. My practice is called Destination Counseling because it is essenti..." read more

Charlotte, NC 28209

Josu? Cardona, LPCA, NCC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 16078

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Charlotte is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and is home to 775,202 residents1. Situated between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, the city enjoys a relatively moderate climate, making it a favorite locale for year-round residents and retirees. Among the many historical and cultural attractions located here, the Nascar Hall of Fame is one of the most well-known. Aside from its entertainment value, the city also offers a variety of secondary education options. University City is located at the edge of the city and boasts the main campus of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. The city itself has other university campuses, such as Wake Forest University, Duke University, and North Carolina Central University.

 

Mental Health Statistics
According to a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey for 2002–2004, 10.1% of adult residents in western North Carolina, including Mecklenburg County, experienced severe psychological distress in the previous year. Of all area residents, 8.8% had used illicit drugs within a 30-day period between 2002 and 2004, 4.87% used pain relievers for nonmedical purposes, and nearly 2% reported having a substance abuse problem2. Homicide was the leading cause of death in 2011 for residents between the ages of 15 and 24. The same year, 19% of high school students reported having been bullied on school property, and 15% claimed to have attempted suicide one or more times within the year3.

 

The North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services reported that 11,629 children and 12,794 adults were served by MeckLINK Behavioral Healthcare programs in the second quarter of 2012. Of all area residents receiving care from MeckLINK, 4% were admitted for short-term, psychiatric inpatient care4.

 

Mecklenburg LINKS Clients to Care
MeckLINK Behavioral Healthcare5 provides a comprehensive network of care for all area residents in need of mental health services so that they can achieve individual competence and psychological well-being. MeckLINK works with the community to empower individuals, families, and neighborhoods impacted by substance addiction, mental illness, or developmental challenges. MeckLINK provides services ranging from crisis and emergency care to individual counseling for those dealing with mental health problems. MeckLINK contracts with over 300 area providers to ensure clients’ needs are being met.

 

The Mecklenburg Health Department has developed programs aimed at young adult and adolescent males. Geared toward men between the ages of 13 and 28, the Male Involvement Program is an educational program delivered in 14 sessions that teaches young men how to improve their relationships, lives, communication, and goal-setting skills. The Males Place is designed to help younger men, between 10 and 24. It empowers young men by providing mentoring and support from middle school through high school and beyond. Issues that are addressed include anger management, teen pregnancy, fathering skills, male physical and mental health, and others. Special focus is given to teens through participation in opportunities like the Role Model All-Star Classic Contest, designed to inspire and motivate young men to achieve independence and become successful citizens. These programs offered through the county are just a few of the culturally diverse and comprehensive services that Mecklenburg area residents can take advantage of at no cost6.

 

1U.S. Department of Commerce, United States Census Bureau. (2013). State & County QuickFacts. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/3712000.html

2Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2006). Substate Estimates from the 2002-2004 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/substate2k6/substate.pdf

3Mecklenburg County Health Department Epidemiology Program and Mecklenburg Healthy Carolinians. (2012). 2012 State of the County Health Report: An Overview of Selected Health Indicators for Mecklenburg County Residents. Retrieved from http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/HealthDepartment/HealthStatistics/Documents/2012%20SOTCH%20Report.pdf

4NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services. (2013). Appendices for Community Systems Progress Report: Third Quarter SFY 2012–2013. Retrieved from http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/statspublications/Reports/DivisionInitiativeReports/communitysystems/2013/sfy13rpt-q3.pdf

5Mecklenburg County: MeckLINK Behavioral Healthcare. (2013). About MeckLINK. Retrieved from http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/AreaMentalHealth/AboutUs/Pages/About%20MeckLINK.aspx

6Mecklenburg County: Health Department. (2013). The Males Place. Retrieved from http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/HealthDepartment/CommunityHealthServices/MalesPlace/Pages/MalesPlaceInfo.aspx