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Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Al-Anon and Alateen

Al-Anon members are people, just like you, who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

American Medical Association - Office of Alcohol & Other Substances

The AMA promotes the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. 

American Psychiatric Association's Council on Addiction Psychiatry

The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders. It is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.

American Society for Addiction Medicine

ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional medical society representing over 6,000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

Carter Center Mental Health Program

The Carter Center is guided by the principles of our Founders, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. Founded, in partnership with Emory University, on a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering, the Center seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

Cocaine Anonymous World ServicesCocaine Anonymous is a Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from their addiction.

Georgia Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist (CARES)

The Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist Academy was developed by the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse to create a workforce of peers to provide recovery support services to the communities of Georgia. Funded by Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, the CARES Academy is the first of its kind in the country to be Medicaid billable.

Georgia Consumer Mental Health Network (GMHCN)

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network believes in the ability of everyone living with mental health concerns to enjoy lives of purpose, meaning, productivity, and wellness. Since it was founded in 1991, this grassroots nonprofit organization has been led and run by mental health peers—people in mental health recovery.

Georgia Council on Substance Abuse

We are working hard every day to bring education, advocacy and training to Georgia’s communities for increased recovery and impact

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

The division’s goal is to build a recovery-oriented, community-based system of care, with the capacity to provide timely access to high-quality behavioral health treatment and support services. Recovery accepts that severe and persistent mental illness, substance use, and co-occurring disorders are long-term conditions that a person will be managing for life.

Georgia Lighthouse

The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation provides vision and hearing services through education, detection, prevention, and treatment. Through collaborative partnerships, we enable greater independence and increased quality of life for Georgians in financial need.

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

We operate five programs with one goal: To help people with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment.

MentalHealth.gov

Mental health problems are common. However, most people with mental problems can get better.  Learn about mental health as a piece of overall wellness and the early warning signs of mental health problems.  Know the facts, use your knowledge to educate others, and reach out to those who may have mental health problems.  Treatment and recovery are ongoing processes that happen over time. The first step is getting help.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous is a global, community-based organization with a multi-lingual and multicultural membership.  We offer recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

Nicotine Anonymous

Nicotine Anonymous ("NicA") is a non-profit 12-step fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives. Nicotine Anonymous welcomes all those seeking freedom from nicotine addiction, including those using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

The Georgia Association of the Deaf, Inc.

Established in 1910, the Georgia Association of the Deaf, Inc., “GAD”, is the largest self-help consumer organization of persons with hearing loss in Georgia.  The main goal of GAD is to bring persons with hearing loss in Georgia together to advocate for equal rights.  GAD is a State Association Affiliate of the National Association of the Deaf.

The Georgia Collaborative ASO - Find an Angency

ReferralConnect is a Beacon Health Options (Beacon) online directory for locating providers. ReferralConnect offers you the ability to locate Beacon network providers and facilities throughout the country.

The University for Parents

The mission of the National CARES Mentoring Movement is to transform the lives of Black children by inspiring, recruiting, and mobilizing masses of caring Black men and women to mentor and nourish, challenge and champion them.

“STAND, Inc’s Recovery Support Center is a place providing hope, healing and wellness to individuals within a safe and comfortable environment. The center is designed to assist individuals with substance use disorders who are in or seeking recovery and utilizes a peer-based recovery approach.”