The coronavirus outbreak and uncertainty of the future can be challenging to process emotionally. The resources below offer information on the situation and tips on dealing with mental health. If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed with sadness, depression or anxiety, or thoughts of suicide or self-harm, call 911.
You can also contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, or text the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to talk to a free counselor.
NAMI Georgia Program Closures Policy During COVID-19 Outbreak
All NAMI Georgia Affiliate Family to Family, Peer to Peer, Youth In Crisis, Basics, Family & Friends Seminars, other classes, and presentations are cancelled through May at this time.
- Support Groups
All in-person NAMI support group meetings are cancelled at this time. Some groups are meeting virtually. Others may be added to the schedule in the future.
- Teacher, Mentor, Facilitator and Presentation Trainings
Most NAMI Teacher, Mentor, and Facilitator training sessions are cancelled at this time. At this time, there is only one training scheduled to meet virtually. Others may be re-added if remote access can be arranged.
Coronavirus News and Information
Join NAMI Georgia and partners on Thursdays to discuss Mental Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19.
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Resources for Healthcare Providers
Mental Health Resources
NAMI Georgia’s HelpLine, (770) 408-0625, is a non-crisis line providing information about resources for persons with mental illnesses and their family members in Georgia. For more information click here.