Behavioral Health Providers

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In philosophy, a SOC can include any organization or provider who has a desire to collaborate and offer support to families. The providers and organizations listed below play a more formal role in implementing Georgia’s SOC state plan with regards to mental health and substance misuses services.

If this is an emergency and you are in need of immediate assistance, please call 911, the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225, or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Additional information related to suicide, self-harm, and survivor support can be found at Prevent Suicide Georgia.

Mental Health

Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD)

CLD.GSU.EDU
404-413-1289
75 Piedmont Ave NE, Suite 514,
Atlanta, GA, 30316

CLD translates research into sustainable community practices that contribute to independent, self-determined, inclusive and productive lives for people with disabilities and their families. We provide training, technical assistance, and supportive resources, in addition to research to support the implementation of evidence-based practices.

The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

dbhdd.georgia.gov
404-657-2252
2 Peachtree Street NW, 24th Floor,
Atlanta GA 30303

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), through a tiered network of enrolled community-based providers and Community Service Boards, offers a range of mental health service for youth, young adults, and families. These services include addiction and substance misuse; behavioral health assessments; case management; skill building; crisis intervention; diagnostic assessment; individual, family, and group counseling; youth clubhouses; and more!  

To learn more about these services (i.e., how to access, questions, etc.) connect with us using the contact information above. 

The Department of Community Health (DCH)

dch.georgia.gov
404-463-7495
404-651-6889
2 Peachtree Street NW, 37th Floor,
Atlanta GA 30303
MAButler@dch.ga.gov

Georgia Families 360°SM, is the Georgia’s managed care program for approximately 27,000 children, youth, and young adults in foster care, children and youth receiving adoption assistance, and select youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Launched on March 3, 2014, Amerigroup Community Care of Georgia, one of the state’s CMOs, provides health care coverage for these populations.

Georgia Families 360° program goals are to:

  • Improve access to health care services, particularly for physical and behavioral health services covered by the Medicaid program.
  • Increase continuity of care, including when members transition in and out of foster care.
  • Enhance health outcomes by providing additional care coordination, and improved physical and behavioral health oversight.

Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves the state`s youthful offenders up to the age of 21. Each day, at 25 facilities and 80 community services offices throughout the state, more than 3,100 DJJ employees work diligently to effect justice as well as redirect and shape the young lives in the agency`s care so they can take responsibility for their delinquent conduct as well as become contributing members of society. At the same time, DJJ seeks to protect the victims of crimes so that they can rebuild their lives. While holding youthful offenders accountable for their actions through probation supervision and secure detention, DJJ provides youth with medical and mental health treatment, as well as specialized programs designed to equip them with the social, intellectual, and emotional tools they will need as adults. DJJ also places a premium on education.

As Georgia`s 181st school district, DJJ offers youth in our custody the opportunity to earn a high school diploma from a system accredited by AdvancED. Thousands of youths are served annually, including those who are placed on probation, sentenced to short-term incarceration, or committed to the Department`s custody by Juvenile Courts.

Services offered are only available to youth in our custody. For questions regarding accessibility, please visit our website.

The Georgia Association of Community Service Boards (GACSB)

www.GACSB.org
912-704-6290
514 West Bankhead Hwy, Suite 500,
Villa Rica, GA 30180

As part of Georgia’s Public Safety Net, Community Service Boards (CSBs) serve eligible persons with serious mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and/or addictive diseases who have no insurance and limited means to pay for treatment. CSBs also serve persons with Medicaid. Individuals with other insurances are served based on the CSB’s capacity and local need. The Georgia Association of Community Service Boards (GACSB) is a trade association designed to provide support to all 23 CSBs operating in Georgia in the form of policy and legislative advocacy through a unified voice on both the state and national levels.

Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL)

decal.ga.gov                         Inclusion@decal.ga.gov                                 (SEEDS Helpline): 1-833-354-HELP (4357) 

Attn: Inclusion and Behavior Support                    2 MLK Jr. Drive, SE Suite 754, East Tower, Atlanta GA 30334

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is responsible for meeting the child care and early education needs of Georgia’s children and their families through the administration of programs like Georgia’s Pre-K, childcare licensing, and various support services. Specifically, DECAL’s Inclusion and Behavior Support program provides training and supportive coaching to educators with an emphasis on the use of best practices to promote social-emotional wellness and effectively address challenging behaviors in young children. The SEEDS helpline serves as an entry point for educators and families to initiate support services so that all young children may be successfully included in early childhood settings. DECAL is also committed to working with other state agencies and community organizations to improve the early childhood mental health system in Georgia through infrastructure work in the areas of infant and early childhood mental health policy, workforce development, promotion and prevention.

Georgia Parent Support Network (GPSN)

www.gpsn.org
404-758-4500
1381 Metropolitan Parkway SW,
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

The Georgia Parent Support Network (GPSN) is dedicated to providing support, education, and advocacy for children and youth with mental illness, emotional disturbances, and behavioral differences, and their families. GPSN is the state chapter of the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health with 32 local Federation chapters. GPSN offers a wide range of behavioral health supports which include formal and informal parent support meetings, Certified Peer Specialist-Parent and Certified Peer Specialist-Youth trainings, awareness campaigns, Therapeutic Foster Care, Transitional Youth Peer Center, Street Outreach program, CHOA Emergency Room CPS-P, Youth MOVE Georgia state chapter with 6 local chapters, among others. GPSN is an organization that prides itself on empowering families, youth, and children across Georgia. We are here for you!

Mental Health America of Georgia (MHAG)

https://www.mhageorgia.org/
(770) 741-1481
2250 N. Druid Hills Rd NE, Suite 275,
Atlanta, GA 30329

MHAG is a non-profit organization that provides mental health education and training to children, teenagers, adults, and professionals throughout the State of Georgia.  The organization’s programs are in 93 of 159 counties in the state. MHAG is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with mental health challenges as well as promoting mental wellness throughout the state of Georgia.  The organization is part of a growing movement that promotes mental wellness for the health and well-being of everyone in the state, while emphasizing mental health as a critical component of a healthy lifestyle.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Georgia

www.namiga.org
770-234-0855
4120 Presidential Parkway, Suite 200,
Atlanta GA, 30340

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is one of the nation’s largest grassroots organizations providing advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals affected by mental illness can build better lives. NAMI Georgia envisions a state where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares. NAMI Georgia offers a wide range of programs including support groups, educational classes, workforce development training, and awareness presentations, as well as a resource helpline to find access to the services and support you may need. You are not alone!

Together Georgia

Office@togetherga.net
404-572-6170
90-F Glenda Trace #460
Newnan GA 30265

Together Georgia (TG) is a state wide network of child and family service providers dedicated to promoting the welfare of children and families across the state. Our member agencies work together to create sustainable solutions for complex challenges facing vulnerable and at-risk populations. TG is a preeminent voice in Georgia’s child and welfare policy-making through Advocacy, Collaboration, Networking, and Communication. The association members consist of community mental health providers, child caring institutions (CCI’s), child placing agencies (CPA’s), and family preservation and support agencies.

View Point Health

View Point Health is part of Georgia’s Public Safety Net of Community Service Boards (CSBs) and serves eligible individuals with mental health needs, intellectual / developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases who are uninsured, underinsured, have Medicaid, Medicare and some with private insurances.  View Point Health offers a comprehensive range of services to youth and adults through hope, help and healing at five outpatient centers including our Alianza Terapeutica Latina (ATL) location in Norcross that provides outpatient services in both Spanish and English.  Our services include but are not limited to: individual therapy, medication and psychiatric services, prevention and assessment, groups, day programs for mental health and IDD, supported employment, supported housing, crisis stabilization units for adolescents and adults, five afterschool clubhouse programs, school based mental health, early treatment programs for first episode of psychosis, Autism outpatient and inpatient crisis services, inpatient substance treatment and intensive community services for youth and adults with complex needs.  Through our wide range of supports and extensive community partnerships, we are able to meet the holistic and individualized needs of the individuals and families in our communities.  We see recovery happening every day!  

WIN Georgia

WIN Georgia is one of two Care Management Entities in Georgia. We are a service approach under the Lookout Mountain Community Services umbrella. We are funded by providing Medicaid billable services under the Department of Community Health (DCH), contracted by Care Management Organizations (CMO), and supported by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD). We provide Intensive Customized Care Coordination to families statewide. Using a High Fidelity Wraparound approach, WIN Georgia staff help children, young adults, and emerging adults with complex behavioral health needs to achieve recovery and wellness in their homes and communities. We have an electronic referral form on our website: www.WINgeorgia.com under the referral tab, and our office phone is 706- 806- 1260.  

Alcohol & Substance Misuse

Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD)

CLD.GSU.EDU
404-413-1289
75 Piedmont Ave NE, Suite 514,
Atlanta, GA, 30316

CLD translates research into sustainable community practices that contribute to independent, self-determined, inclusive and productive lives for people with disabilities and their families. We provide training, technical assistance, and supportive resources, in addition to research to support the implementation of evidence-based practices.

The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

dbhdd.georgia.gov
404-657-2252
2 Peachtree Street NW, 24th Floor,
Atlanta GA 30303

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), through a tiered network of enrolled community-based providers and Community Service Boards, offers a range of substance misuse services for youth, young adults, and families. These services include addiction and substance misuse services; individual, family, and group counseling; peer support; life skill building; and more! 

To learn more about these services (i.e., how to access, questions, etc.) connect with us using the contact information above. 

Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves the state`s youthful offenders up to the age of 21. Each day, at 25 facilities and 80 community services offices throughout the state, more than 3,100 DJJ employees work diligently to effect justice as well as redirect and shape the young lives in the agency`s care so they can take responsibility for their delinquent conduct as well as become contributing members of society. At the same time, DJJ seeks to protect the victims of crimes so that they can rebuild their lives. While holding youthful offenders accountable for their actions through probation supervision and secure detention, DJJ provides youth with medical and mental health treatment, as well as specialized programs designed to equip them with the social, intellectual, and emotional tools they will need as adults. DJJ also places a premium on education.

As Georgia`s 181st school district, DJJ offers youth in our custody the opportunity to earn a high school diploma from a system accredited by AdvancED. Thousands of youths are served annually, including those who are placed on probation, sentenced to short-term incarceration, or committed to the Department`s custody by Juvenile Courts.

Services offered are only available to youth in our custody. For questions regarding accessibility, please visit our website.

The Georgia Association of Community Service Boards (GACSB)

www.GACSB.org
912-704-6290
514 West Bankhead Hwy, Suite 500,
Villa Rica, GA 30180

As part of Georgia’s Public Safety Net, Community Service Boards (CSBs) serve eligible persons with serious mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and/or addictive diseases who have no insurance and limited means to pay for treatment. CSBs also serve persons with Medicaid. Individuals with other insurances are served based on the CSB’s capacity and local need. The Georgia Association of Community Service Boards (GACSB) is a trade association designed to provide support to all 23 CSBs operating in Georgia in the form of policy and legislative advocacy through a unified voice on both the state and national levels.

Together Georgia

Office@togetherga.net
404-572-6170
90-F Glenda Trace #460
Newnan GA 30265

Together Georgia (TG) is a state wide network of child and family service providers dedicated to promoting the welfare of children and families across the state. Our member agencies work together to create sustainable solutions for complex challenges facing vulnerable and at-risk populations. TG is a preeminent voice in Georgia’s child and welfare policy-making through Advocacy, Collaboration, Networking, and Communication. The association members consist of community mental health providers, child caring institutions (CCI’s), child placing agencies (CPA’s), and family preservation and support agencies.

View Point Health

View Point Health is part of Georgia’s Public Safety Net of Community Service Boards (CSBs) and serves eligible individuals with mental health needs, intellectual / developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases who are uninsured, underinsured, have Medicaid, Medicare and some with private insurances.  View Point Health offers a comprehensive range of services to youth and adults through hope, help and healing at five outpatient centers including our Alianza Terapeutica Latina (ATL) location in Norcross that provides outpatient services in both Spanish and English.  Our services include but are not limited to: individual therapy, medication and psychiatric services, prevention and assessment, groups, day programs for mental health and IDD, supported employment, supported housing, crisis stabilization units for adolescents and adults, five afterschool clubhouse programs, school based mental health, early treatment programs for first episode of psychosis, Autism outpatient and inpatient crisis services, inpatient substance treatment and intensive community services for youth and adults with complex needs.  Through our wide range of supports and extensive community partnerships, we are able to meet the holistic and individualized needs of the individuals and families in our communities.  We see recovery happening every day!  

WIN Georgia

WIN Georgia is one of two Care Management Entities in Georgia. We are a service approach under the Lookout Mountain Community Services umbrella. We are funded by providing Medicaid billable services under the Department of Community Health (DCH), contracted by Care Management Organizations (CMO), and supported by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD). We provide Intensive Customized Care Coordination to families statewide. Using a High Fidelity Wraparound approach, WIN Georgia staff help children, young adults, and emerging adults with complex behavioral health needs to achieve recovery and wellness in their homes and communities. We have an electronic referral form on our website: www.WINgeorgia.com under the referral tab, and our office phone is 706- 806- 1260.  

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