Georgia ranks 51st in 50 states and DC for access to mental health care, resources and insurance.
In Georgia, an individual with serious mental illness has a one in five chance of ending up in prison instead of a hospital.
In Georgia, two in five children have trouble accessing the mental health treatment they need.
Number of People Trained in Mental Health Literacy
Number of Counties Serviced (152 of 159)
Number of Kids Serviced through Kids on the Block
Advocating to eliminate health disparities, reduce stigma & discrimination
Mental Health America of Georgia (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association of Georgia) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with mental health challenges as well as promoting mental wellness throughout Georgia. We represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of everyone in our state, emphasizing mental health as a critical component of a healthy lifestyle. We work to increase the quality of life and advocate for independence for individuals with a severe and persistent mental illness through our training programs and supports. We advocate with community partners to eliminate health disparities and reduce stigma and discrimination.