RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES
If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255). Web site: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Georgia Statewide Programs:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Anxiety and Depression: http://www.cdc.gov/Features/Depression/
Autism Information Center: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.htm
Attention Deficit Disorder: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/
Suicide Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/suicide/
Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Children, Adolescents and Family Resources
Web site: http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs
Easter Seals - Easter Seals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities. They have resources available on serving young children with disabilities and their families.
Phone: 1- 800-221-6827 / TTY: 312-726-4258
List of Georgia Offices: http://www.easterseals.com/cgi-bin/es_search.cgi
Web site: http://www.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=ntl_focus_young_children
Georgia Department of Mental Health:
Georgia Crisis & Access - Toll-free: 1-800-715-4225 - Provides statewide access to all Georgian’s and is a 24- hour, 7 day per week service that is staffed with mental health professionals that can help you find counseling or other support services for your child and family.
Web site: http://mygcal.com/
Child and Adolescent Services - visit Web site or call to locate services nearest you: http://dbhdd.georgia.gov/mental-health
Disaster Mental Illness
Web site: http://www.westga.edu/~gadmh/
Parent to Parent of Georgia - Provides support and information to parents of children with disabilities and mental illness throughout the State of Georgia.
Web site: http://p2pga.org/
Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia
Web site: http://www.ldag.org/
Marcus Autism Center - The Marcus Autism Center works with children who have developmental disabilities. They provide highly trained professionals skilled in child development, diagnosis and treatment of children with a wide range of neurological problems, find ways to help the children cope with their disabilities.
Web site: http://www.marcus.org/
Main Office: 1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, Phone: 404-785-9400
Albany Outreach Clinic - 404-785-9350
Athens Outreach Clinic - 404-785-9350
Children's Healthcare at Alpharetta Highway - 404-785-9350
Columbus Outreach Clinic - 404-785-9350
Monroe Outreach Clinic - 404-785-9350
Savannah Outreach Clinic - 404-785-9350
National Mental Health Association of Georgia
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Georgia Crisis & Access Line: 1-800-715-4225
Web site: http://www.ciclt.net/sn/adm/editpage.aspx?ClientCode=nmhag&FileName=default2
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Georgia
3050 Presidential Drive, Suite 202
Atlanta, GA 30340-3916
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: http://www.namiga.org
Georgia Programs Listed by City:
Albany – Albany Autism Center - The center will provide essential therapies: occupational, speech, behavioral/social support to newly diagnosed families and trainings/parent meetings. 2115 Dawson Road (Dawson Road Church of Christ)
Web site: http://www.dawsonroad.org/community_service.htm
Albany - KIDS CAN - Committed to serving children and adolescents with severe emotional, mental, and/or behavioral problems and their families. The program provides services in Baker, Calhoun, Dougherty, Early, Lee, Miller, Terrell and Worth Counties.
Web site: http://www.albanycsb.org/kids.html
601 W.11th Avenue
P.O. Box 1988
Albany, Georgia 31702
Phone: (229) 430-5100
After Hours: (229) 430-4052
P.O. Box 909
Blakely, Georgia 39823
Phone: (229) 724-2171
Athens – Advantage Behavioral Health Systems - Provides child & adolescent behavioral health and addictive disease services.
250 North Avenue
Athens, GA 30601
Web site: http://www.advantagebhs.org
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-715-4225
Atlanta – Anxiety and Stress Management Institute of Atlanta – Provides individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children for managing stress, anxiety and eating disorders.
1640 Powers Ferry Road
Building 9, Suite 100
Atlanta, Georgia 30067
Web site: http://www.stressmgt.net/
Atlanta – Center for Eating Disorders
4536 Barclay Drive
Atlanta, GA 30338
Web site: http://www.eatingdisorders.cc/index.html
Atlanta - Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Local Phone: 404-355-8815
Web site: http://www.atlantamoodsupport.com/
Atlanta - Georgia Parent Support – Supports parents of children with mental illness with therapeutic foster care and respite care and support for young adults to transition into adult roles and responsibilities.
1381 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30310
Web site: http://www.gpsn.org/
Atlanta - Jewish Family & Career Services - Provides comprehensive programs and counseling services that strengthen the Jewish and non-Jewish family in all of its contemporary forms and lifestyles.
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
Web site: https://yourtoolsforliving.org/services
Columbus - Easter Seals West Georgia, Inc. - Easter Seals is a therapeutic care and education program where people with disabilities are stimulated and encouraged to achieve their optimum level of independence.
Sharon J. Borger
2515 Double Churches Road
Columbus, GA 31909
Web site: http://www.westgeorgia.easterseals.com
Columbus - New Horizons Community Service Board – Provides a variety of child & adolescent services to improve mental health - effective treatment must include a sense of several key elements: the family system, the consumers' interaction with their environment, the supports and stressors in the environment, and the ability to interact with the people and elements in their surroundings.
2100 Comer Avenue
Columbus, GA 31907
Web site: http://www.newhorizonscsb.org/
Cumming - North Georgia Autism Center, Inc.
1575 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040
Web site: http://www.northgeorgiaautismcenter.com/
Dalton - Highland Rivers Community Service Board – Provides mental health outpatient services for children and adolescents.
After Hours/Crisis Line - 1-800-715-4225
Bartow C&A Outpatient Services
650 Joe Frank Harris Parkway
Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone: (770) 387-3538
Site Administrator: Lisa Odom
Cherokee C&A Outpatient Services
191 Lamar Haley Parkway
Canton, Georgia 30114
Phone: (770) 704-1600
Site Administrator: Cheryl Lewis
Floyd C&A Outpatient Services
43 Chateau Court, SE
Rome, GA 30161
Phone: (706) 233-9023
Site Administrator: Lynn Bishop
Gordon County C&A Outpatient Services
Open Tuesday (C&A Services) and Thursday (Adult Services)
204 North River Street
Calhoun, GA 30701
Phone: (706) 625-8369
Site Administrator: Libby Young
Paulding C&A Outpatient Services
126 Enterprise Path, Suite 206
Hiram, GA 30141
Phone: (678) 567-0920
Site Administrator: Lisa Odom
Pickens Adult Community Integration
323 Roland Road
Jasper, Georgia 30143
Phone: (706) 253-1112
Site Administrator: Cheryl Lewis
Polk C&A Outpatient Services
180 Wateroak Drive
Cedartown, GA 30125
Phone: (770) 748-2225
Site Administrator: Candice Orr
Whitfield/Murray C&A Outpatient Services
1506 N. Thornton Ave., Suite D
Dalton, Georgia 30720
Phone: (706) 270-5047
Program Manager: Libby Young
East Point - K & L Solutions - K & L Solutions is an Educational Consulting firm specializing in children with special needs: autism, pervasive developmental disorder, central auditory processing disorder, ADHD, Auditory Integration Training.
3316 Harrison Rd.
East Point, GA 30344
Web site: http://www.klsolutions.org/index.php
Griffin –Stepping Stones Educational Therapy Center - A therapeutic and educational center for children dedicated to developing the full potential of special needs children.
141 Futral Road
Griffin, GA 30224
Web site: http://www.steppingstonesschool.org/
Loganville - Families of Autism/Asperger's Syndrome Care, Educate and Support (F.A.C.E.S.) Autism Support Group - Providing support, information, speakers on various topics and family outings for Walton and surrounding counties. F.A.C.E.S. meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m.
Summit Baptist Church
3080 Hwy 81 South
Loganville, GA 30052
Web site: http://www.georgiafaces.info
Macon – River Edge Behavioral Health Center - This program serves families with children and youth ages 3 to 17 who live in Bibb, Jones, and Twiggs counties with a satellite center serving Monroe County. All clients receive diagnostic, nursing, and medical/psychiatric assessment as well as individual and family therapy. Also available are parenting classes, crisis management, group therapy, activity therapy, medication monitoring services and respite services. Parents/guardians are important change agents in these services.
175 Emery Hwy
Macon GA, 31217
Web site: http://www.river-edge.org/
Statesboro – Pineland Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/ Addictive Diseases - A public agency that offers child and adolescent outpatient services. Consumer centered family-focused day programs operate at six different sites. The C&A program also works closely with schools and community groups to strengthen and increase the availability of services. Serves Appling, Bulloch, Candler, Evans, Jeff/Davis, Tattnall, Toombs and Wayne Counties.
P.O. Box 745
Statesboro, GA. 30459
Web site: http://www.pinelandcsb.org/html/contact_us.html
Pineland Access Line: Available for crisis calls, assessments, appointment scheduling and referrals.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Web site for Children & Adolescents: http://www.adaa.org/GettingHelp/FocusOn/Children&Adolescents.asp
National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH) – Provides information on child and adolescent mental health issues.\\ Science Writing, Press, and Dissemination Branch
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
Web site: Child and Adolescent Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-mental-health/index.shtml
QPR Institute: Suicide Prevention Training – Provides online resources and training for churches, schools and first responders on suicide prevention.
P.O. Box 2867
Spokane, WA 99220
Phone: 1-888-726-7926 or 509-536-5100
Web site: http://www.qprinstitute.com