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

English:
1-800-273-8255​
Spanish:
1-888-628-9454

Provides support as well as prevention and crisis resources

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

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Bright By text

Get texts sent straight to your phone on tips about development, language, early literacy, health and safety, behavior, and more!

CONTACTS & ACTIVITIES

On our sleeves guide - BIPOC Mental Health

It's never too early to start talking about mental health. This list of media focuses on getting the conversation started around BIPOC mental health.

SCHOol-age youth

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How to Talk about suicide & mental illness

Stamp Out Stigma provides two guidelines (with terms) to help appropriately talk and write about suicide, mental illness, substance use disorders and those who experience them.

CONTACTS & ACTIVITIES

SOUND it out campaign

Tap into the power of music! Music can help better support emotional wellness by modeling early what it means to talk about mental health.

Know a middle or high school-age student interested in creating content for this campaign, providing feedback, and/or sharing your thoughts or resources with us? Email us today!

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