Community Mental Health Resources

These guides do a great job of addressing mental health and substance abuse concerns:

Crisis Hotlines 

·         Georgia Crisis & Access Line - 1-800-715-4225 

·         GA Peer2Peer Warm Line - 1-888-945-1414 

·         National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255. 

·         The Crisis Text Line - Text START to 741-741 about any type of crisis 24/7. 

 Addiction Resources 

·         Alcoholics Anonymous in Georgia - Resource for finding in-person and virtual AA meetings in Columbus and throughout Georgia.  

·         Recovery in Georgia - Locally run independent addiction recovery website that features treatment centers, support meetings, and                  prevention resources located throughout Columbus, as well as the entire state of Georgia. 

·         The GARR Network - Georgia-based association of accredited sober living homes throughout the state. 

·         The Summit Wellness Group - Guide that outlines actionable steps for finding the best drug rehab center in Georgia.   

·         SAMHSA's Treatment Locator - Directory for finding treatment facilities confidentially and anonymously. 

·         Georgia Overdose Prevention Project - An advocacy organization that provides free naloxone kits to Georgians through the mail. 

·         Opioid Overdose Rescue - Outlines 3 simple steps to save a life in the event of an opioid overdose. Includes helpful reference                       videos.

* There is also another resource available from Top 32 Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers in Georgia & Free Treatment Resources ( . This site provides free mental health and substance abuse resources for people at any stage of their recovery journey, including resources/treatment, warning signs, how to talk to a family member, definitions of different types of treatment and a local treatment center directory.