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ACA Opening at 11:00 AM

A Caring Alternative will open at 11:00 am.  Please be safe and enjoy the snow!

ACA Offices Closed January 17, 2017

Due to inclement weather A Caring Alternative offices will be closed.  All office based appointments will be rescheduled.  Please be safe and stay warm!

ACA Announces New Site in Morganton

A Caring Alternative is excited to announce our Morganton Outpatient Therapy and Medication Management Clinic along with Intensive In-Home, Therapeutic Foster Care, and Administration is now located at 301 East Meeting Street.  All other Morganton services and teams are located at 617 South Green Street.  If you have any questions regarding appointments please contact our office (828)437-3000.

ACA Takes Next Step in Becoming Trauma Informed

Letter from the President

I am very proud to announce that A Caring Alternative has been selected to participate in the 2017-2018 National Council for Behavioral Health’s Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community.  The selection process for this nationwide opportunity is very competitive and our agency’s application was rated very high among an especially talented group of organizations.

This will be the 7th Trauma-Informed Care Learning Community sponsored by the National Council for Behavioral Health and 340 teams have participated in this dynamic learning process since 2010.  A dedicated Trauma-Informed Organization benefits consumers as well as a staff at ...

A Caring Alternative 10 Year Anniversary

MORGANTON, NC, June 20, 2016 – Behavioral health and Whole Person Care specialist A Caring Alternative is celebrating its 10th Anniversary of providing exceptional child, adolescent and adult services throughout western North Carolina.


A Caring Alternative was founded in March 2006 by Melaina Rhoney as a behavioral health organization with a cutting-edge vision to integrated health care approaches. It has grown from an organization with four employees to 130 employed specialists leading innovative practices to create a holistic approach with facilities located in Morganton, Asheville and Marion.


Ever-present changes in Mental Health Reform laws, coupled with evolving ...

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