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Mental Health Resources

If you or a loved one are in need of help, here are some very important numbers and resources that may assist you


Georgia Crisis & Access Line:



24/7 toll free and confidential access to mental health and mobile crisis services in Georgia


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255


The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones

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The Crisis Text Line:

Text START to 741-741


for help with any type of crisis 24/7

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School Safety Hotline:

1-877-SAY-STOP (729-7867)


24/7 Anonymous /Confidential report of drugs, weapons, bullying, threats, or other safety issues

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Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV): 404-873-1766

24-hour crisis line that provides safety planning, information and support to callers in immediate danger, and referrals to community resources throughout the state of Georgia

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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233




Division of Family & Children Services: 1-855-GACHILD



Call DFCS Child Protective Services to report concerns or suspected child abuse and/or neglect

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National Sexual Assault Hotline:





National Human Trafficking Hotline:  1-888-373-7888


24/7 Toll Free/Confidential: Assistance, safety planning, emotional support, and

connections to local resources to victims in crisis


Georgia Cares:

1-844-8GA-DMST (842-3678)


Support and crisis planning for victims

of domestic minor sex trafficking

Additional Resources

Family Ties: 678-460-0345 

Family Ties works with individuals and families to enhance their mental, physical and social skills and strives to maintain children in their home or other permanent options safely. They provide support to families through home visits, school meetings, student groups, parenting education, assessments, court interventions, and other agency relationships.



Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line: 1-866-399-8938

The Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line provides 24/7 free and confidential assistance to callers needing emotional support or resource information as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic


The Whitefoord Teen Thrive Line: Call or text (470) 427-2624 (ext.305)

A phone line for local adolescents and teens that need someone to talk to, are feeling down, or aren’t sure where to turn for help


Peer2Peer Warm Line: 888-945-1414

The Warm Line provides Georgians the opportunity to receive peer support over the phone 24 hours a day


Detox Local Help Line: 1-866-211-0698

Teen-specific guide on finding a detox and treatment center that can address the specific needs of a young person. Website:


Alcoholics Anonymous Georgia:

Resource for finding in-person and virtual AA meetings throughout the state. Website:


Georgia Overdose Prevention Project:

An advocacy organization that provides free naloxone kits to Georgians through the mail. Website:


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

Directory for finding treatment facilities confidentially and anonymously. Website:

Information on nicotine and tobacco use prevention. Website:


Why Is the Teen Brain More Vulnerable to Addiction? Article

SOS Magazine Link:

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