Return to Headlines

Mental Health Resources for Families


To best support our families and their mental health needs during this unprecedented time, Whitfield County school social workers have compiled a comprehensive list of mental health resources to meet the specific needs of our families. 

In case of an emergency call 911 (ask for Crisis Intervention)

  • NAMI (Complete List of Crisis Numbers) https://namiga.org.crisis-info/
  • 1-800-715-4225 Georgia Crisis & Access Line- Free 24/7- help line providing mental health crisis assistance & mental health resources throughout the state of GA.  https://www.georgiacollaborative.com/providers/georgia-crisis-and-access-line-gcal/
  • My GCAL App- can download app for free for iphones and androids- access to text or phone for mental health crisis intervention or assistance
  • Crisis Text Line- Text "GA" to 741-741 - Reach a trained counselor by text message.  Youth and Teens especially welcome
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-SUICIDE or 273-TALK
  • Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline- 1-800-334-2836
  • Centralized Intake for Department of Family and Children Services- 1-855-GACHILD (1-855-422-4453)- to report child abuse
  • Youth Specific Numbers: National Youth Crisis Hotline 800-422-HOPE (4673)