There are many mental health organizations, in Georgia, who offer a wide variety of support, support groups, education and a variety of services. Some of the main groups are listed below.
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, like NAMI GA, who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs. NAMI GA has many local chapters all over the state, many of whom offer support groups.
For more information about the local NAMI chapters and the services that they offer, click Here
GPSN (Georgia Parent Support Network) is dedicated to providing support, education, and advocacy for children and their families with mental illness, emotional disturbance, and behaviorial differences.
"The local chapters are our eyes and ears to the issues facing children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges and their families in Georgia. Through the chapters, we are able to utilize calls for action to elicit change in systems at the national level.." -GPSN Website
For more information about local GPSN chapters and the services that they offer, click Here
MHA (Mental Health America) Mental Health America of Georgia works to enhance the mental health of Georgians through education, outreach, and advocacy. They promote mental wellness for the health and well being of everyone in the state, emphasizing mental health as a critical component of a healthy lifestyle.
For more information on MHA of Georgia and the services that they offer, click Here
There is also a new online support with the new AAS (American Association for Suicidology) Attempt Survivors Blog. Check it out at http://attemptsurvivors.com/