Emergency and Crisis Hotlines

 

School Safety Hotline

1-877-SAY-STOP (1-877-729-7867)

The hotline is designed for crisis prevention. If students know of an unsafe situation in school (weapons violations, bomb threats, drugs or alcohol, bullying, etc.), they can anonymously pass on that information through the hotline, initiating immediate and appropriate action.




Georgia Crisis & Access Line

1-800-715-4225   

online:  mygcal.com

Help is available 24/7 for problems with mental health, drugs, or alcohol.  Use if you or someone you know threatens to or talks about hurting or killing themselves, feels hopeless, feels rage or uncontrolled anger, feels trapped (like there is no way out), engages in reckless behaviors, increases alcohol or drug use, withdraws from friends and family, feels anxious, agitated, or unable to sleep, encounters dramatic mood changes, or sees no reason for living.




Georgia Suicide Prevention Information Network - GSPIN -

online: www.gspin.org  

or call:  (770) 354-7616

Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Aftercare Information.  

The site includes survivor services and resources, SOS support groups, links and other support material, suicide prevention information, data, statistics, and printable materials.




Community Resources  2-1-1 United Way of Greater Atlanta

Dial 2-1-1 or text 898-211  or

go online to 211online.unitedwayatlanta.org

2-1-1 connects people to resources they need to address everyday challenges of living and those that develop during times of community emergencies.  United Way 2-1-1 is free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, in 140 different languages.  Basic Needs, Education, Income, Health, Homelessness, Volunteerism, Donations and many more.



Link to Teens and Wellness Hotlines   

http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/static/hotlines

Topics include

AIDS and HIV,

Alcohol and Drugs,

Bullying and Cyberbullying,

Depression,

Eating Disorders,

Grief and Loss,

Homelessness and Runaways,

Mental Health,

Rape,

Sexual Violence,

Domestic Violence,

School Violence,

Sexuality and Sexual Health,

Stress and Anxiety,

Suicide,

Teen Parenting,

Teen Pregnancy.