Resources: Immediate Response

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  • Crisis Text Line connects you to a trained Crisis Counselor via text. Crisis Text Line provides free, text-based support 24/7.​​

For more information: Click Here or Text: MHA to 741741

  • For general support: text HOME or START to 741741 

  • For people of color: text STEVE to 741741 

  • For Deaf and hard of hearing individuals: text DEAF to 741741 

  • For crisis support through NAMI: text NAMI to 741741 

  • For Muslim individuals: text SALAAM to 741741 

  • For eating disorder support: text NEDA to 741741 

  • Dial 2-1-1 for help finding food, paying for housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, visit 211.org or dial 211 to speak to someone who can help. Run by the United Way.

For more information: Click Here. Call: 211 

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24/7 Hotline for call or text: 1-800-985-5990  (Spanish-speakers call and press “2” for bilingual support)

For more information: Click Here.

Call: 1-800-715-4225 Text: Through the app My GCAL on the app store or google play

  • Grady Mobile Crisis Response Team: provides help to anyone having a severe mental health crisis who may be at risk to themselves or others.

Call: 911 and ask for the Grady 7170 Mobile Psychiatric Team

  • Grady's Trauma Recovery Center: Grady’s Trauma Recovery Center provides patients at Grady Memorial Hospital with 16 weeks of free psychotherapy and supportive case management services. They offer services for patients 13 years or older who are DeKalb/Fulton county residents and have experienced any of the following within the last three years: burns, domestic violence, firearm violence, human sex trafficking, motor vehicle collision, physical assault, sexual assault, stabbing. They can help connect you to services including primary medical care, assistance with finding emergency/safe housing, case management and assertive outreach, individual and group psychotherapy, legal and financial assistance referrals and advocacy, medication management and support, and self-care education and emphasis.

Email: traumarecoverycenter@gmh.edu

For more information: Click Here.

  • IMAlive: is an online crisis network that provides support via chat through trained Crisis Responders

For more information: Click Here.  

 

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: is for any victims and survivors of domestic violence who need support. Phone, Chat, and Text services are free of charge and available 24/7. The Hotline also offers specific support for Deaf individuals, Native American and Alaska Native individuals, and those between the ages of 13-26.

For more information: Click Here.

For General Support
Call: 1-800-799-7233 (TTY: 1-800-787-3224)   Text: “START” to 88788   Chat: thehotline.org

  • For Teen & Young Adult (Ages 13-26) Support | Call: 1-866-331-9474  Text:"LOVEIS" to 22522  Chat: loveisrespect.org

  • For Native American and Alaska Native Support | Call or Text: 1-844-762-8483  Chat: strongheartshelpline.org 

  • For Deaf, DeafBlind, or Hard of Hearing Support | Video Phone: 855-812-1001   Instant messenger: DeafHotline    Email: nationaldeafhotline@adwas.org

  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: is a hotline for victims and survivors of human trafficking. The hotline also provides a referral directory for victims and survivors of human trafficking to find social and legal services and the ability to report a human trafficking tip. The hotline runs 24/7 with English and Spanish speaking advocates (callers also have access to 24/7 tele-interpreting services in over 200 additional languages).

For more information: Click Here.

Call: 1-888-373-7888 (TTY: 711)   Text: 233733

  • National Runaway Safeline: works to keep America’s runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. They offer 24/7 support via phone, chat, and email as well as an online forum. A text function is in development.

For more information: Click Here.

Call: 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)      Chat:  1800Runaway.org

  • RAINN: is a hotline for survivors of sexual violence and their loved one, with a mobile app, online chat, and education resources too. The hotline is free, confidential, and available 24/7.

For more information: Click Here.

Call: (800) 656-4673

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: for 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress and their loved ones. Starting on July 16, 2022, 988 will be the new three-digit dialing code.

For more information: Click Here.

Call: 1-800-273-8255

  • To talk to a crisis counselor in Spanish: call 1-888-628-9454

  • For Deaf and hard of hearing individuals: dial 711 and then 1-800-273-8255

  • The Trevor Project is a national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.

For more information: Click Here. 

Call: 1-866-488-7386 Text: START to 678678