You are not alone
Mental health affects all of us regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation. Anxiety disorders, eating disorders, depression, ADHD, addictions, and bipolar disorder are all examples of common, treatable mental health conditions. 20% of American adults and youth ages 13-18 experience mental illness.
You can get help
It’s important to know that asking for help is okay. Whether you are dealing with mental health issues personally or caring for a friend or family member, the situation can feel overwhelming and hopeless. This page provides access to information and local resources to help you navigate your situation.
You can get through it
People right here in Cobb County are ready to help you.
FOR IMMEDIATE HELP
If you are experiencing an urgent mental health crisis, please call 911 now.
Help is available 24/7 for individuals struggling with issues like depression, anxiety, other mental health conditions, problems with developmental disabilities, mental health, addiction drugs, and alcohol. Download the MyGCAL app (Apple and Android) to call, text, or chat with GCAL.
Available in English and Spanish
A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.
Self Harm Hotline
Eating Disorder Hotline
Crisis Text Line
Text "HELLO" to 741741
Postpartum Help Line
THE S WORD DOCUMENTARY
A suicide attempt survivor is on a mission to find fellow survivors and document their stories of courage, insight and humor. Along the way, she discovers a rising national movement transforming personal struggles into action.
MENTAL HEALTH FACTSHEETS
Understanding Mental Health
Educating yourself about mental health is one of the best ways you can help yourself and the people in your family and community who are struggling with mental health issues..
Mental Health Resources
Access tips, tools, and local resources related to youth mental wellness, substance abuse, suicide prevention, and advocacy.
MINDFUL SELF COMPASSION
The mental health initiative exists to raise awareness, promote resiliency and reduce stigma. This page and its resources are made possible by our sponsors.