Recently, I have been getting a lot of calls or speaking to families requesting local crisis intervention services. Below are general resources for mental health provision within the State of Georgia.
Georgia Crisis & Access Line
Language Assistance is provided to callers with limited English proficiency.
Emergencies: Individuals determined to be in immediate danger are “warm transferred” to the local 911 service in the area where the consumer is located. Call center staff do not leave the call until they have confirmation that 911 responders are on site with the caller.
Assistance: Individuals in need of crisis management will receive 24/7
mobile response to assess the situation, de-escalate the crisis, consult and refer with post crisis follow-up to assure linkage with recommended services
Routine service referrals are available for consumer needing appointments for providers within their area. Routine and intake appointments are able to scheduled as well.
Available 24/7 to provide crisis intervention and services
Text GA to 741-741 for confidential crisis texting services, available 24/7
Find more crisis and community services for Georgia provided by NAMI Georgia Chapter.
Other national lines for assistance:
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1-800-950-6264
Suicide Prevention Center: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (22-4453)