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CRISIS RESOURCES

RESOURCE DESCRIPTION PHONE WEBLINK
gcal-logo A free 24/7 helpline providing mental health crisis assistance and access to mental health resources throughout the state of Georgia 1-800-715-4225 mygcal.com
logo-911 For emergencies in which law enforcement may be called, ask for a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer Dial 9-1-1
Crisis Text Line Slide  Reach a trained counselor by text message. Youth and teens are especially welcome. Text ‘GA’ to 741-741.
Print Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-SUICIDE
For veterans or people concerned about one. Phone: 1-800-273-8255 Press 1
Text: 838255
TTY: 1-800-799-4889
Chat Online
gcadv-logo The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence hotline. Find a domestic violence shelter in Georgia 1-800-334-2836 Find A Domestic Violence Center
RESOURCE DESCRIPTION PHONE WEBLINK
Poison Control Center 24-hour Poison Emergency Information Line (800) 222-1222 Poison First Aid
Georgia Peer Support and Wellness Centers PSWRCs offer respite rooms where a person may stay for up to 7 days instead of going into  a psychiatric hospital; plus, a 24/7 warmline, daily wellness activities, and other supports. Decatur: (404) 371-1414 Find a Respite Center
White County: (706) 865-3601
Bartow County: (770) 276-2019
Colquitt County: (229) 873-9737
Henry County: (678) 782-7666
SAMHSA Treatment Locator (this is not a crisis hotline, but is available  24/7 to assist in finding a treatment facility). Find mental health and substance abuse treatment services. English & Español:(800) 662-HELP (4357) https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator/home
TTY: (800) 487-4889
VETERANS
For veterans and those concerned about one. Phone (800) 273-8255 Press 1 https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
Text: 838255
TTY: 1-800-799-4889
Online Chat
YOUTH
National Crisis Text Hotline For people of all ages. Youth and teens are especially encouraged to use this resource. text ‘GA’ to 741741 Crisis Text Hotline Website
Georgia DFCS Child Protective Services Report Child Abuse in Georgia 855-422-4453
Georgia DFCS (Division of Family and Children Services) Find Georgia Family Violence Agencies, Report Child Abuse, Apply for state benefits, Georgia DFCS Online
Georgia DFCS Local Offices Look up your regional DFCS contact and address information Find your local DFCS office
National US Child Abuse Hotline (800) 422-4453
Covenant House Services for Homeless Youth; Find a Shelter

(404) 713-0954

Covenant House Georgia
Ok2talk Hotline Share what is on your mind (800) 273-Talk http://ok2talk.org
Georgia Cares Hotline Sexually Exploited Youth (844) 842-3678 http://www.gacares.org
Parent Hotline http://parenthotline.net/
National Child Traumatic Stress Network Find information and resources for helping youth and children https://www.nctsn.org/about-us/contact-us/get-help-now
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline Immediate phone assistance for short-term crisis intervention and counseling for parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaways, physical and sexual abuse. Operators also provide referrals to local community resources. (800) 448-3000
VIOLENCE
National Sexual Assault Hotline Call the phone hotline to be connected to a local service provider, or chat online 24/7 with a trained support specialist who can provide emotional support and guide you to resources. (800) 656-4673 https://www.rainn.org/get-help
English:     Chat Online  https://www.rainn.org/get-help
Espanol:    Chat en Español https://www.rainn.org/get-help
Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline Find a Domestic Violence Shelter in Georgia (800) 334-2836 https://gcadv.org/get-help/
Find a Shelter https://gcadv.org/domestic-volence-centers/
SafeQuest Crisis Line This is a 24-hour crisis intervention line for people who are victims of relationship violence or sexual abuse. Emergency response is offered nationwide. (866) 487-7233 (4UR-SAFE)
National Domestic Violence Hotline English: (800) 799-7233 https://www.thehotline.org/
Español: (800) 942-6908
TTY: (800) 787-3224
Elder Abuse Resources Georgia Resources for Elder Care
SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Alcohol Hotline (800) 331-2900
Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline (800) 252-6465
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline (800) 729-6686
National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline (800) 662-4357
DISASTERS
National Disaster Distress Helpline National, US-based crisis counseling and support phone line for people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. (800) 985-5990
text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746

 


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