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Since January, the investigative news team at Carolina Public Press has investigated the quality of care and safety conditions of housing facilities for those with mental illness in North Carolina. Your input is important. You can help us report on these issues by completing the form below or by contacting our news organization.

  • If you, or a family member, have a mental illness, how have you found housing?
  • What are conditions like in the facilities you or a family member reside, either now or in the past?
  • What is mental health care like in your community?
  • Do you work in an adult care facility?
  • Do you live near an adult care facility?
  • What else should we know?
  • What else should we ask?


Our office number is 828-774-5290.

Our office number is 828-774-5290.

Read, watch, participate: More in the ‘Questionable Care’ series

Read the first story | Investigation: NC adult care homes system under fire, with oversight inconsistent, unreliable
Read the second story | Who’s watching: Investigation raises doubts about NC inspection system for adult care homes
Read the third story | Paying for mistakes: North Carolina’s 10 most penalized adult care homes
Read the fourth story | A federal case: Housing for mentally ill pits NC against US government in ongoing legal battle

Share your story | Help Carolina Public Press report on housing for those with mental illness
Learn more | Like Carolina Public Press on Facebook to join a live chat about this series on Thursday, Aug. 3
Watch | View the Newsmakers public forum on this topic
Download | A Carolina Public Press Quick Guide to Understanding NC’s Inspections of Adult Care Homes [PDF]

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