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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!

Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL) – 1-800-715-4225, available 24/7

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

On this week’s episode, A’Marie and Sanjna have a detailed conversation about the importance of mental health for all students and why public schools need to be held accountable for offering services. Stream this week’s episode to learn about mental health is respect to academic validation, adolescent health, and overall youth behavior. Listen to previous…

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In this week’s episode of the VOXCast, teen editor Anjali continues our mental health coverage and is joined by fellow VOXers Sanjna, Prince and Kit to talk about how fighting against injustice and dealing with racism can impact our mental health. Also, be sure to listen to the previous episode where the team talks about…

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