Parent Resources

Parent Resources

If you or your child are in crisis, please call the toll-free the
                                                          National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
                                                           1-800-273-TALK (8255)

                                                                                  OR

                                                              Georgia Crisis & Access Line
                                                1-800-715-4225

                                                                                   OR

                                                                         Crisis Text Line
                                       Text "HOME" to 741741

 
*All calls are confidential and answered 24/7.


Suicide Prevention & Education
Click here for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Click here for the Georgia Collaborative Administrative Services Organization (ASO).

Click here for the National Institute of Mental Health.  This site lists warning signs and symptoms, risk factors, and follow-up steps for preventing teen suicide.

Click here for more information about Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Click here for the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS).

Click here for a short video from the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide.  This video shares key information for parents in helping to prevent teen suicide.

Click here for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

Click here for the American Association of Suicidology.

Click here for the Suicide Prevention Action Network - GA (SPAN).

Click 
here for the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC).

Click 
here for the Behavioral Health Link.  This is a 24/7 Crisis Line for families working through a mental health crisis and/or drug or alcohol problem.

Click 
here for the Georgia Collaborative Administrative Services Organization (ASO).  This organization helps to connect individuals and families to a network of over 600 providers for a wide range of support services.

Click here for Tips for Parents Talking to Students About "13 Reasons Why" & Suicide.

Click here for a short video from the Dept. of Behavior Health and Developmental Disabilities. "Spot the Signs".


Substance Abuse

Click here for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  This site lists resources, mental health provides, and treatment programs by location.

Click here to view information regarding the Friends of Recovery "Drug Awareness & Recovery Expo."

Other Mental Health Resources
Click here for the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Click here for the Dept. of Behavior Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD).

Click here for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Click here for AVITA Community Partners (AVITA).