BarCARES® Program

BarCARES is a confidential, short-term intervention program provided cost-free to members of participating judicial district bars, voluntary bar associations and law schools. To learn more about BarCARES visit

HRC Behavioral Health & Psychiatry, P. A. is the practice that manages the delivery of BarCARES services. HRC Behavioral Health & Psychiatry, P. A. has operated without pause during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Clinicians within HRC and clinicians across the state to whom BarCARES referrals are made may provide services by telephone or telehealth or in person delivery. Preferences for delivery of service are noted and accommodated as possible with each referral request.

To request a referral to a provider please contact the BarCARES coordinator at 919-929-1227 or 1-800-640-0735

For urgent concerns: to speak to someone immediately, call 919-929-1227 or 1-800-640-0735. The HRC answering service will place after-business-hours calls with our on-call provider.