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Georgia Resources

For an emergency, Dial 9-1-1

Georgia Crisis and Access Line 800-715-4225

Poison Control Center

800-222-1222

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-SUICIDE

State Behavioral Health Authority

Mobile Crisis

  • Behavioral Health Link (BHL) – Georgia Crisis and Access Line
    1-800-715-4225
    www.mygcal.com

Georgia Peer Support and Wellness Centers

PSWRCs offer respite rooms where a person may stay for up to 7 days instead of going into a psychiatric hospital; plus, a 24/7 warmline, daily wellness activities.and other

http://www.gmhcn.org/wellnesscenter/

White County: 706-865- 3601
Bartow County: 770-276- 2019
Colquitt County: 229-873- 9737
Henry County: 678-782-7666

Substance Abuse

  • Alcohol Hotline
    (800) 331- 2900
  • Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
    (800) 252- 6465
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
    (800) 729- 6686
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
    (800) 662- 4357

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Resources

MedicAlert and Safe Return Crisis Line

1-800-572-1122

Georgia Alzheimer’s Association

1-800-272-3900

Behavioral Health Link

1-800-715-4225

SAMHSA Treatment Locator

This is not a crisis hotline, but is available 24 /7 to assist in finding a treatment facility

Find mental health and substance abuse treatment services

English & Español: (80 0) 662- HELP (4357)
TTY: (800) 487-4889
Website

Disasters

  • National Disaster Distress Helpline
  • Support phone line for people experiencing emotional distress relating to
    1-800-985- 5990
    text
‘TalkWithUs ’ to 66746

Community Support Services

Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network
Peer programs and supports for adults with mental illness
246 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030

404-687-9791
gmhcn.org

Georgia Council on Substance Abuse

404-523-3440
gasubstanceabuse.org

Specialty Services and Support

Care Management Services

Lookout Mountain CME

706-806-1239
Website

Viewpoint Health CME

678-209-2398
Website

Advocacy and Support Organizations

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Georgia (NAMI Georgia, )
4120 Presidential Pkwy., Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30340

770-408-0625 – Helpline
770-234-0855 – Main
namiga.org

Georgia Parent Support Network
For children and adolescents with mental illness and their families
1381 Metropolitan Pkwy SW,
Atlanta, GA 30310

404-758-4500
gpsn.org

Georgia Council on Substance Abuse
100 Edgewood Ave SE
#1005
Atlanta, GA 30303

404-523-344

gasubstanceabuse.org

CETPA Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (Spanish speaking services)
6020 Dawson Blvd.,
Suite i
Norcross, GA 30093

770-662-0249
cetpa.org

Raksha, Inc. (South Asian Community)
Atlanta, GA 30355

404-876-0670
raksha.org

All About Developmental Disabilities
125 Clairemont Ave.,
Suite 300
Decatur, GA 30030

404-881-9777
AADD.org

The ARC Georgia
Advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Atlanta, GA 30364

470-222-6088

ga.thearc.org

Georgia’s Suicide Prevention Information Network (GSPIN)

gspin.org

Suicide Prevention Action Network, Georgia (SPAN)

span-ga.org

The Link Counseling Center
348 Mount Vernon
Hwy. NE Atlanta, GA 30328

404-256-9797

thelink.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

afsp.org

Georgia Family Connection
Connect and convene community members that are committed to improving the wellbeing of children and families

http://gafcp.org/

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
A program to fulfill society’s most fundamental obligation by making sure a qualified, compassionate adult will fight for and protect a child’s right to be safe, to be treated with dignity and respect and to grow in the safe embrace of a loving family

gacasa.org

Sources of Strength
The power of peer-led social networks to positively change norms and cultures

https://sourcesofstrength.org/

Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence
Child and Family Advocacy, Camp Peace, Community Education, Safe House Program

Crisis Line: 404-688-9436
Community Office: 404-370-7670
wrcdv.org

Veteran Services

Veterans Crisis Line
For veterans or people concerned about one

Phone: 1-800-273- 8255 Press 1
Text: 838255
TTY: 1-800-799- 4889
Website

Online Chat
Chat Now!

VA Southeast Network (VISN7)

southeast.va.gov
678-924-5700

VA Hospitals
Atlanta VA Health Care System
1670 Clairmont Road
Decatur, GA 30033

404-321-6111

Carl Vinson VA Medical Center
1826 Veterans Blvd.
Dublin, GA 31021

478-272-1210

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center
950 15th Street Downtown or
1 Freedom Way Uptown
Augusta, GA 30904

706-733-0188

Athens Clinic (Athens, GA)
9249 Highway 29
North Athens, GA 30601

706-227-4534

Trinka Davis Veterans Village Clinic (Carrollton, GA)
180 Martin Drive
Carrolton, GA 30117

Hinesville Clinic (Hinesville, GA)
500 East Oglethorpe Highway
Hinesville, GA 31313

912-408-2900

Rome Outreach Clinic (Rome, GA)
30 Chateau Dr, SE
Rome, GA 30161

706-235-6581

Youth

Crisis Text Line
For people of all ages. Youth and teens are especially encouraged to use this

English & Español text ‘GA’ to 741-741

National Youth Crisis Hotline

(800) 442- HOPE (4673)

National US Child Abuse Hotline

(800) 422- 4453

Parent Hotline

(800) 222- 1222
http://parenthotline.net

Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
Short-term crisis intervention and counseling for family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaways,

(800) 448- 3000

ok2talk Hotline

(800) 273-Talk
http://ok2talk.org/

Georgia Cares Hotline
Sexually Exploited Youth

(844) 842- 3678
gacares.org

Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Sexually Exploited Youth

(404) 270- 8870
(404) 244- 2600

Treatment Facilities: Devereux, Wellspring, Georgia Baptist

Axis Hope, LLC
Providing mental health care and treatment to adolescents & children.

(678) 648-7888
www.axishope.care

Homeless Youth

Covenant House Georgia
1559 Johnson Road Atlanta, GA 30318

404-589-0163
Website

Open Arms (Albany, GA)

229-431-1121
openarmsinc.org

Young Adult Guidance Center, Inc. (Atlanta, GA)

404-792-7616
yagc.net

Safe Harbor Children’s Shelter (Brunswick, GA)

912-267-6000
safeharborshelter.org

Advocates for Bartow’s Children (Cartersville, GA)

770-387-1143

Youth Connections, Inc. (East Point, GA)

404-559-9297
youth-connect.net

Greenbriar Children’s Center (Savannah, GA)

912-234-3431
greenbriarchildrenscenter.org

Park Place Outreach (Savannah, GA)

912-234-4048
parkplaceyes.org

Christian City Home for Children, Inc. (Union City, GA)

770-964-3301
christiancity.org

CHRIS 180 1017 (Atlanta, GA)
Fayetteville Rd., Suite B Atlanta, GA 30316

404-486-9034
chriskids.org

Stand up for Kids (Stone Mountain, GA)
1227 Rockbridge Road Ste 208 Stone Mountain, GA 30087

1-800-365-4KID
Atlanta@standupforkids.org

McKinney Vento Education for Homeless Children & Youth Georgia Department of Education

Contact: Eric McGhee, Grants Program Manager:
emcghee@doe.k12.ga.us
404-651-7555

LGBTQ programs and services

Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Questioning Youth

pflagatl.org/gay-lesbian-transgenderand-questioning-youth

CHRIS Kids Rainbow Program
Independent Living for 17-21 years old

404-486-9034
lynch@chriskids.org

Take Pride Youth, Augusta Youth
group supporting LGBTQ youth from ages 13-23

706-738-4619
takeprideyouth@aol.com

The Health Initiative
The Phillip Rush Center
1530 DeKalb Avenue, NE,
Suite A
Atlanta, GA 30307

404-688-2524
http://thehealthinitiative.org

Georgia Safe Schools Coalition

Website

JustUsAtlanta

justusatl.org

Violence

National Sexual Assault Hotline
Call the phone hotline to be connected to a local service provider, or chat online 24/7 with a trained support specialist who can provide emotional support and guide you to resources.

(800) 656- 4673
www.rainn.org/get-help

Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

1-800-334-2836
https://gcadv.org/get-help/

Find a Shelter:
https://gcadv.org/domestic-volence-centers/

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • English: (800) 799- 7233
  • Español: (800) 942- 6908
  • TTY: (800) 787-3224

Domestic Violence Hotline

(800) 829- 1122

STAND Against Domestic Violence

(888) 215- 5555

Elder Abuse Hotline

(800) 252- 8966

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