CarePartners of Georgia was established in 2003 and was founded and based upon the fundamental belief that individuals can and do recover from mental illness.

Adults

RESOURCES FOR ADULTS

• Georgia Crisis & Access Line: 1-800-715-4225 and www.mygcal.com
Georgia Peer Specialist Certification Project
Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network
Mental Health America of Georgia
Georgia Parent Support Network
National Alliance for the Mentally ill-Georgia
Georgia Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Aftercare Community Information Network
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, Georgetown University Child Development Center
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation – is the world’s leading charity dedicated to the research of mental health.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – provides almost everything you need to know about depression and bipolar disorder.
International Mental Health Research Organization – is committed to funding research and raising awareness to help people with brain disease, and, ultimately, find cures for schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder.
Healthy Place – The largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view.
National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice – A centralized national focal point that pulls together and links the various activities and research for youth with mental health disorders in contact with the juvenile justice system.
National Eating Disorder Association – Non-profit organization working to support those experiencing and recovering from eating disorders, and support for their families.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education – Great site promoting awareness, education, and help for those struggling with or affected by suicide.
Half Of Us – is a joint campaign launched by MTVU and the Jed Foundation to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues on campus and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.
Transition Year – is an online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.
Active Minds – is an organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. By developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy group on campuses, the organization works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serve as liaison between students and the mental health community.


Veterans Crisis Line – (800) 272-8255 Press 1 – The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call (800) 273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.