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Resources for Mental Health

The Association has taken the time and effort to provide the most up-to-date inventory of helpful resources below

Immediate Help

If you are looking for immediate help regarding crisis, emotional support, or suicide prevention please contact any of the following for help:

  • Call 911 for immediate help

  • Georgia Access & Crisis Line: 800-715-4225

  • US Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433

  • Crisis Text Line: Text NAMI to 741-741

  • NDMDA Depression Hotline – Support Group 800-826-3632

  • Suicide Prevention Services Crisis Hotline 800-784-2433

  • Suicide Prevention Services Depression Hotline 630-482-9696

  • Child Protective Hotline: Ga Division of Family and Children's services 885-422-4453

  • Crisis Help Line – For Any Kind of Crisis 800-233-4357

  • Domestic & Teen Dating Violence (English & Spanish) 800-992-2600

  • Parental Stress Hotline – Help for Parents 800-632-8188

  • Runaway Hotline (All Calls are Confidential) 800-231-6946

  • Sexual Assault Hotline (24/7, English & Spanish) 800-223-5001

  • National Child Abuse Hotline 800-422-4453

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline (TDD) 800-787-3224

  • National Youth Crisis Hotline 800-448-4663

All Counties

Georgia Crisis & Access Line at 1-800-715-4225, available 24/7. - All ages for behavioral/mental health crises.

Healing Bridge Clinic - Fayette and surrounding counties - https://healingbridgeclinic.org/

A Better Way Ministries (for men) - For life controlling issues such as drugs and alcohol - http://www.abetterwayministries.com/

Christian City - Nearly 1,000 senior adults and abused children are living hope-filled lives in the 500 acre community of faith located 9 miles south of the Atlanta airport.  Phone: 770-964-3301 https://christiancity.org/

Focus on the Family - https://www.focusonthefamily.com/ Resources for families, pastors/ministers and individuals of all ages.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Free online counseling for families and individuals of all ages. Recommended by “Focus on the Family.” Also offers “in person” help throughout areas of Georgia. https://www.nami.org/  The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., ET.  1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or info@nami.org

United Way of Greater Atlanta 2-1-1 Community Resource Database - Provides a wide variety of services for all Georgia counties, including mental health.  http://211online.unitedwayatlanta.org/search.aspx

Coweta County
Fayette County

Healing Bridge Clinic - Fayette and surrounding counties - https://healingbridgeclinic.org/

Real Life Center - Fayette and Coweta counties - https://reallifecenter.org/

Fulton County

Fulton County Community Action Authority

https://www.facaa.org/resources/

 

School Based Mental Health Programs  

TREE House Program - Substance abuse age 13-24

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