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Area Resources

Georgia Crisis & Access Line   1-800-715-4225 access crisis services 24/7

Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-TALK 8255

Emergency Police   911 (ask for a CIT Trained officer)

NAMI National Help Line    1-800-950-NAMI 6264 (Mon.-Fri. 10 AM -6 PM ET)   www.nami.org

Peer Support “Warm  Line”    1-888-945-1414 consumer-directed 24/7.

United Way   211   www.211online.unitedwayatlanta.org

Georgia Advocacy Office   404-885-1234 legal services, defends rights of the ill, investigates abuse in hospitals & jails, federal agency 

Avita Community Partners   678-341-3840 (local outpatient mental health services 8-5)

NE GA VA Outpatient Clinic (Oakwood) 404-728-8210 veterans only

Northside Hospital Forsyth (Cumming) 770-844-3200 (ER mental health-no mental health beds)

Mental Health inpatient services in our area:

  1. Laurelwood Hospital (Gainesville) 770-531-3800
  2. Summit Ridge Hospital(Lawrenceville) 678-442-5800/ Crisis Line 678-442-5858
  3. Peachford Hospital (Dunwoody) 770-455-3200
  4. Ridgeview Institute (Smyrna) 770-434-4567
  5. Northside (Atlanta not Forsyth)
  6. Emory (Atlanta)
  7. GA Regional State Hospital/Atlanta (Decatur) serves Gwinnett, Forsyth & Fulton
  8. West Central Regional Hospital (Columbus) sometimes serves our area
  9. VA Medical Center (Decatur) veterans will be transported to Grady
  10. Hillside (Atlanta) 404-875-4551 serves children
  11. Anchor Hospital 770-991-6044 serves adolescents

NAMI Georgia 770-234-0855 or1-800-728-1052

NAMI FDL (Forsyth, Dawson, Lumpkin) 770-781-8325 or 770-887-8748

GA Mental Health Consumer Network (Decatur) 404-687-9487

Mental Health America of GA (Atlanta) 404-527-7175   

GA Parent Support Network (Atlanta) 404-758-4500   (focuses on children) 

GA Free Clinic Network (Statewide) 678-904-3117 www.gfcn.org

National Tobacco Quit Line  1-800-QUIT-NOW  (free, confidential coaching and support to quit smoking)

Forsyth County – Mental Health Department  125 North Corners Parkway, Cumming (770)781-6841, after hours emergency (800)347-5827

Dawson County – Dawson County Mental Health substance Abuse Center (706)864-6822, after hours emergency (800)347-5827

Lumpkin County – Mental Health Clinic, Short Street, Dahlonega, (706)864-6822, after hours emergency (800)347-5827

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