Johnston County Public Health Department

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Johnston County
Public Health Department

517 N. Brightleaf Blvd.
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: (919) 989-5200

  Mon.-Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Health Director:
  Dr. Marilyn Pearson

Clinic Fax Numbers:
  Medical Records: 919-989-5278
  Primary Care: 919-989-5279
  Epidemiology: 919-989-5287
  Family Planning:  919-989-5266
  Maternity:  919-989-5266
  Child Health: 919-989-5199
  WIC: 919-989-5298

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Johnston County North Carolina

Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Services

 If you already have a provider and need assistance with mental health or substance issues, please contact your provider. Click to view our resource guides below:

Situation Response
You desire mental health or substance use treatment and do not have a mental health provider 
  • Call or walk-in to the Johnston County Health Department Behavioral Health Division to arrange/explore services.   
    Address is 521 N. Brightleaf Blvd Smithfield, NC 27577 and phone is (919) 989-5500, Mon-Fri, 8AM-5PM; OR
  • Call Alliance Behavioral Health 24-hour Customer Service: 800-510-9132
If you (or a loved one) have a mental health emergency 
  • Call or walk-in to the Johnston County Health Department Behavioral Health Division.  Address is 521 N. Brightleaf Blvd Smithfield, NC 27577, Mon-Fri, 8AM-5PM; OR
  • Call Therapeutic Alternatives Mobile Crisis: 877-626-1772 (face-to-face within 2 hours); OR
  • Go to nearest Emergency Room: 
    • UNC Health Johnston , 509 N. Brightleaf Blvd, Smithfield, NC, 27577
    • UNC Health Johnston , Clayton, 2138 NC Hwy. 42 West, Clayton, NC, 27520
  • Call 911
If you (or a loved one) have a life threatening mental health emergency.
  • Call 911.

Community Resources

Health / Mental Health / Substance Use
  • Johnston County Public Health - Behavioral Health Division
Clothing Assistance
Food Assistance - Hot
Food Assistance - Food Pantries
  • Edgerton Memorial United Methodist Church
    Tues-Fri, 9-noon.
Child Services
  • Children's Developmental Services Agency (CDSA)
    919-989-7416 ext. 222
Job Training
Emergency Shelter
Transitional Housing
Homeless Prevention Assistance
Other Services
  • DSS
    (Adult & Child Protective Services, Food Stamps, Work First, Utility Assistance)


Page last updated on:  September 12, 2023