24-Hour Crisis Hotline
FBC Referrals
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Dial 988
Forsyth Center


523 US-1 North
Rockingham, NC 28379


Phone: 910.719.4335
Fax: 910.434.8668


  • Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment
  • Mental Health Outpatient Treatment
  • Psychiatric Services/Medical Management
  • Advanced Access/Walk-In Clinic
  • Peer Support Services

Welcome to our BHUC Richmond unit located on the outskirts of Rockingham and within our Richmond Outpatient Center.  The entrance tot he BHUC unit is on the far end of the building (under the car port)

Behavioral Health Urgent Care (BHUC) provides an alternative to Emergency Room and Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization for  individuals who have a mental illness and/or substance use disorder. The unit is staffed 24-hours -a-day by nurses, licensed clinicians, and qualified professionals. The facility  has a 23-hour observation chair unit that will allow patients to stay up to 23 hours for observation, further assessment, and care management.
When To Come In
The BHUC is open 24/7/365. No appointment is needed and a person can walk in.  A person may be experiencing a crisis or need intervention to prevent a crisis.

What To Expect

Therapeutic interventions to assist the individual with coping and improving their functional skills to prevent hospitalization.
Therapeutic interventions are designed to support an individual remaining in the community and to effect symptom reduction, risk-of-harm reduction, and/or safe transition of persons in acute crises to appropriate crisis stabilization and detoxification services.
The person is  given an immediate evaluation and access to acute mental health, developmental disability and/or substance abuse services.
If needed, the person can stay up to 23 hours to ensure the immediate crisis is resolved or to be placed in a treatment facility if needed.

Where we're located