• Emergency/Immediate Mental Health and Safety Resources

     

    The following facilities provide 24-hour assistance and have shared with the District that they will complete emergency assessments at no cost. If your child already receives support from a mental health provider, you may wish to make contact with that professional first. You may also want to check with your insurance company regarding mental/behavioral health coverage. Please note that the District does not endorse any provider, makes no representations as to the effectiveness of these providers, and makes this information available only as a helpful resource.



       

     

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    Summit Summit Counseling

    Offers Free Crisis Risk Assessment and offer on site Counseling at Cambridge High School)

    SummitCounseling.org Phone: 678-893-5300

     

    Fulton County Department of Mental Health Emergency Mental Health Services Hotline

    404-730-1600

     

    Safe Place Teens

    Text the word SAFE and your location to 4HELP (44357) for immediate help

     

    National Domestic Violence Hotline

    1-800-799-7233

     

    The Trevor Project LGBTQ Crisis Hotline

    Call 1-866-488-738

Resources

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

    https://www.samhsa.gov/

    The agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.  

     

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    24-Hour Suicide Hotline

    1-800-273-TALK (8255)

     

    More Articles

    https://angstmovie.com/resources-articles/

    Find A Local Therapist

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us 

     

    Anxiety Basic Information

    https://www.anxietycanada.com/

    Check under the Youth tab for a really helpful link to help with test-taking anxiety and mind traps.  Great website for understanding and getting help with symptoms of anxiety.

     

    Building Resilience  

    https://www.gozen.com/

    For elementary and middle school-aged youth

     

    Families for Depression Awareness  

    http://www.familyaware.org/

    Support for persons and families dealing with depression and bipolar disorder.  

     

    National Alliance on Mental Illness 

    https://www.nami.org 

    The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. 

     

    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)  

    https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

    Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses. 

    Camp Magik

    http://www.campmagik.org/

    Camp MAGIK provides a safe, nurturing environment where children can express their grief over the death of a loved one and begin the healing process.

    Dunia Lupo - Bilingual Therapist

    678-787-9543

    3516 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30004

    Spanish speaking therapeutic services.

     

    Family Ties

    https://familytiesinc.com/referrals

    Founded in 1994 to provide intensive, home-based counseling and community integration services for families and children. Our mission is to assist families in the skill and resource development necessary to safely maintain children in their home. Our philosophy is that each family has the ability to address any situation they may face.

     

    Who are America’s Adolescents?

    Get the latest facts and figures about adolescents and their health at state and national levels. Find information on changing demographics and how adolescents spend their time.


    Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG)

    A national call to action for organizations and individuals to prioritize activities that improve the health of America's 42 million adolescents. You can make a difference by taking action – check out these resources to learn more about the recommended action steps and resources.

    Odyssey Family Counseling

    http://www.odysseycounseling.org/schedule-an-appointment/

    Provides mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment to children, teens, and adults, and prevention and education services in schools and community settings. Quality, evidence-based treatment to those who may be experiencing a variety of mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, traumatic experiences, grief, relationship problems, managing anger, and much more.   Services offered to Odyssey clients include Behavioral Health Assessments, individual therapy, family therapy, group counseling, psychiatric medication management, marriage or couples counseling, and anger management classes.

     

    Purposity

    In Fulton County, we are always looking to join forces with other partners and organizations that will help us make a bigger impact in the lives of the community we serve. With this vision in mind, we are excited to introduce our newest partner, Purposely, an Atlanta-based organization that will connect Fulton students in need with people in the community that can help. This is done through a mobile app designed to make it easy for neighbors to help neighbors.
    By signing up, generous donors are sent a weekly notification with a specific need for a specific student. It might be a winter jacket for a middle schooler or household essentials for a high school family that lost its home in a fire. Users decide if they want to help and in just a few clicks on their phone, the need is met. They know exactly who they are helping and why. It’s the simplest way to make an impact locally.

    The app is also available in the App Store and Google Play.

     

     

     

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    24 Hour Texting with a mental health professional

    Text BEARS to 1-844-201-9946