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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 -

A Better Way Ministries (for men) - For life controlling issues such as drugs and alcohol -

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

Focus on the Family - 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.  The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., ET.  1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or

United Way of Greater Atlanta 2-1-1 Community Resource Database - Provides a wide variety of services for all Georgia counties, including mental health.

Coweta County
Fayette County

Healing Bridge Clinic - Fayette and surrounding counties -

Real Life Center - Fayette and Coweta counties -

Fulton County

Fulton County Community Action Authority


School Based Mental Health Programs  

TREE House Program - Substance abuse age 13-24

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