One Neighborhood at a Time
Atlanta Community Mental Health Resources
For immediate help call:
The Georgia Crisis and Access Line: 1-800-715-4225
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
TEXT "HOME" to 741741
Information About Mental Health Treatment and Finding Local Providers
Crisis help lines and locating treatment
Georgia Crisis and Access Line: 1-800-715-4225
24/7 support for mental health, addictive diseases, and crisis services
Georgia Psychological Association (404-634-6272)
GPA has resources to help people find providers in their area, and you can search by different criteria
Locate a community mental health service near you and access information
The NAMI HelpLine 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)
Contact the NAMI HelpLine to find out what services and supports are available in your community. The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–8 pm, ET. The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.
The NAMI HelpLine Online Knowledge Center
NAMI - Atlanta/Auburn Ave
Offers ongoing programs, resources, and support for individuals and families in Atlanta.
SAMHSA National Help Line - 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
SAMHSA Online Treatment Locator
United Way (211): United Way 2-1-1 is a community resource service that helps connect people with a variety of resources, including mental health services.
Jewish Children and Family Services (770-677-9474): They are accepting new clients for telehealth services, offering both individual and group therapy to people of all ages. (Clients of all religious backgrounds are seen here – you do not need to be Jewish!).
Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation Resource Guide
Directory of mental health providers and programs that serve the black community
Innopysch – A way to find therapists of color and other MH resources for people of color
Therapy for Black Girls
“Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.”
Therapy for Black Men
“At TherapyforBlackMen.org, we want to break the stigma that asking for help is a sign of weakness.
With a directory of over seventy licensed mental health professionals throughout the fifty states thus far, we’re here to provide judgement-free, multiculturally-competent care to Black men.
You don’t have to man up. Let’s talk it through together.”
Find a (Black) Therapist
The Association of Black Psychologists - Therapist Resource Directory
Find an African American Therapist
Psychology Today directory. Can locate a therapist based on insurance coverage.
Therapy resources, podcasts, and blogs about Black mental health
A safer, simpler way to find care.
Find Your Therapist of Color
From INNOPSYCH, Changing the face of therapy
LGBTQ Therapists of Color
Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPoC) Mental Health Practitioner Directory
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Offer a variety of programs (including speciality programs) and treatment for all ages
CHRIS180 - Changing Directions, Changing Lives
Counseling for kids, adults, and families; community support; Adoption & Foster care; safe housing. Most appointments have transitioned to telehealth, although they are doing in person appointments for those who don't have access to telehealth resources. Navigate to "what we do" on the menu.
Metropolitan Counseling Services
Quality, affordable counseling and psychotherapy for adults in Atlanta. They are only offering services via telehealth. Phone: 404-321-1794
St. Luke’s Training and Counseling Center
Accepting new clients on a sliding scale, including some availability for children and families. They have transitioned to 100% telehealth services.
"We are a unique and long-standing non-profit community counseling center located in the heart of downtown Atlanta. This is where we’ve made our lives, where we grow, and where we are striving to offer a healing space within the urban Atlanta community. We offer counseling, support groups, training, and workshops. Most importantly, we welcome all who walk through our doors."
Accepting new clients for telehealth. Offers couples therapy. Has specific focus and free services for grief counseling and survivors of suicide. Phone: 404-256-9797
Odyssey Family Counseling Center
Offers telehealth services. Community mental Health.
Renee Hall-George, LMSW at MCS
Seeing people via telehealth in her private practice. She’s taking new clients including children and offers sliding scale services. Her info: 678-596-6988, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgia State University Psychology Clinic
Affordable counseling for the Atlanta community.
"The Psychology Clinic is the primary training site for Georgia State University’s graduate program in clinical psychology. The Clinic offers high quality and affordable psychological services to adults, children, adolescents, families and couples from the greater Atlanta area. Counseling and assessment services are provided by doctoral graduate students supervised by licensed psychologists."
"A nonprofit outpatient mental health clinic that provides low cost psychological services, both psychotherapy and psychological assessments, for the Atlanta community."
Types of Mental Health Providers
Finding the Right Therapist
Infographic from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
Taking Charge of Your Mental Health