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VOX ATL’s mental health coverage and community workshops are funded by the Georgia Department of Behavior 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

One year ago teens Amariyah, Jasmine, Aaliyah, Lyric, Rin, Christina, Emma, and Jaya recorded a podcast reflecting on their years in high school and what they believed the future would hold. Now during quarantine, they virtually connected once more (along with new participants Haley Henderson and Sophie James) to talk college expectations vs reality, gap…

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Keeping up with school assignments can be difficult and cause stress while at home. To help with health and productivity, VOX ATL staff writer Bria Brown shares what has helped her and gives tips and resources. In addition to the above video, read further insight below.  Get Enough Sleep I understand how tempting it is…

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