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VOX ATL’s mental health coverage and community workshops are funded by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. (DBHDD). Views expressed in this material are the work of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the GA DBHDD.

If you or someone you know needs help, please call or text one of these resources!

9-8-8 GA – Please call 9-8-8 if you or someone you know in Georgia is experiencing a mental health crisis. (9-1-1 is available for other medical or other emergencies.) The 9-8-8 line serves all languages.

Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL) – is also available 24/7 at 1-800-715-4225, or teens can download the MYGCAL app for texting with someone who is trained to help!

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255) also offers 24/7 connection with a trained counselor at a local crisis center, or Text “START” to 741-741

The Trevor Project – suicide prevention hotline for LGTBQ youth ages 13-24, Text “Trevor” to 202-304-1200 Thurs.-Fri. (4-8 p.m.) or call (866) 488-7386 – 24/7