Mental Health Resources
Georgia Crisis and Access Line
Child Abuse and Neglect
1-855-GA CHILD (1-855-422-4453):
The Department of Human Services Division of Family and Children Services’ (DFCS) Child Protective Services (CPS) After-Hours Call Center was established to ensure reports of abuse/neglect are received, accessed and handled timely and efficiently during the times that local DFCS offices are closed. The CPS After-Hours Call Center is currently ONLY for reporting child abuse/neglect during the times that local DFCS offices are closed, but will eventually move towards a statewide CPS Call Center that is operational 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
24/7 Crisis Text Line
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Disaster Distress Helpline
The Disaster Distress Helpline is 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. They help people dealing with stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms (all common reactions after/during a disaster). They are responding to calls and providing crisis support related to fears and stress over the current coronavirus outbreak.
SAMHSA (The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) has a Disaster Distress Helpline.
Local School Counselors
School Social Workers