Parents & Caregiver

resources

IMMEDIATE SUPPORT

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

CRISIS TEXT LINE

GCAL

1-800-715-4225

Provides immediate access to crisis or routine services. Download the MyGCAL app to text, chat, or call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255​

Provides support for people in distress, as well as prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones

CRISIS TEXT LINE

Text TALK to 741741​

Text anywhere from the USA to talk with a trained crisis counselor via text message

NAMI GEorgia HELPLINE

1-770-408-0625

A noncrisis helpline (also available as an app) providing information about local resources and supports

Monday - Friday,

9am - 5pm ET

KNOW

the

SIGNS.

GENERAL SYMPTOMS

There's no easy way to know whether behaviors are normal behavior, or are signs of a physical or mental illness. It may be helpful to know some general warning signs to look out for. 

SADNESS vs. DEPRESSION

It's normal for kids and teens to feel sad sometimes. Recognize the symptoms of when it may be something more, and when to seek help.

ANXIETY IN KIDS

Kids and teens can experience anxiety differently and for different reasons. Recognize when normal anxiety is getting in the way living life, and how to seek help. 

BIRTH - 5

MORE INFORMATION

Expert tips by

child age

From CHOA & Strong4Life equipping professionals and parents with resources specific to a child's age.

CONTACTS & ACTIVITIES

Talk with me baby

Talking with babies helps grow their brain. Learn how early exposure to language is vital for a child's development.

SCHOol-age youth

MORE INFORMATION

American foundation for suicide prevention

Provides research and resources focusing on eliminating loss of life from suicide in Georgia.

CONTACTS & ACTIVITIES

NotOK app

An App developed by Georgia teens; Designate up to five people as your support network. The App then texts a message to them, along with your GPS coordinates, saying that you're not okay and need help (in the form of a visit, a text, or a call)

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