Access to resources is an important part of the recovery journey for families and youth. Listed below are helpful links local, state, and national resources to help you strengthen your supports.

Crisis Support

Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL)  – 1-800-715-4225 If you need immediate assistance for thoughts of suicide or emotional distress, call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line.

Crisis Text Line Text trained Crisis Counselors about anything that’s on your mind. Text START to 741741 for free, 24/7, confidential support. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 1-800-273-8255 any time if you or someone you love is considering suicide. RemedyLIVE 24/7 Faith-based crisis chat for young people. Chat online or text REMEDY to 494949. Trevor Lifeline Free, confidential crisis hotline for LGBTQ youth and young adults. Call (866) 488-7386. Text and online chat support are also available. Veteran’s/Military Crisis Line If you are a Veteran or concerned about the safety and well-being of a Veteran, Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive free, confidential support.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Georgia Parent Support Network – GPSN Mental Health America NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) National Council for Behavioral Health Parent 2 Parent of Georgia Parent to Parent of Georgia offers a variety of services to Georgia families impacted by disabilities or special healthcare needs. SAMHSA: Children’s Mental Health SAVE – Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

Wellness & Recovery

Break the Cycle Empowering Youth to End Domestic Violence Bring Change 2 Mind Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students Find Support – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Find Support – NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Finding Help – Mental Health America HeadsUpGuys Heath strategies for men to help manage and prevent depression. Shatterproof Stronger Than Addiction

Gender & Sexual Diversity

Gender Spectrum Information and resources for families and caregivers of children and teens who are gender diverse. The Health Initiative Building a healthy state for LGBTQ Georgians.


Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS)


Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health Self-care is an important part of the transition to college. This guide will help students and parents create a plan to ensure they have access to care and information during this time of change.


Parents & Caregivers