Helpful Links & Resources

Access to resources is an important part of the recovery journey for young people and their families. Listed below are helpful links to 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.


active minds
changing the conversation about mental health American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Mental Health America NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) National Council for Behavioral Health SAVE – Suicide Awareness Voices of Education Youth M.O.V.E. National
We are change agents “Motivating Others through Voices of Experience”

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 Shatterproof
Stronger Than Addiction

Gender & Sexual Diversity

Gender Spectrum
Information and resources for young people 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.

Youth & Young Adults