National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), North Carolina is an excellent resource, perhaps even the best, for providing referrals and advocacy to folks with any mental illness including SPMI. They have worked diligently to compile a list of useful links, including resources around medical care, housing, advocacy, and even government offices. With their consent, we have opted to link to their site for useful information, and we are thankful for the efforts they have employed in collecting this invaluable information.
Additionally, there are Local Management Entities - Managed Care Organizations (LME/MCOs) throughout North Carolina that can assist people obtain local and county-specific services. Below is a link to the North Carolina DHHS webpage that provides a directory of LME/MCOs and the names of the counties in which they provide services: