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FAMILY RESOURCE GUIDE

Mental Health Resources


The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information and counseling resources:

 

Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery Resources
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA's Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions

 

Anxiety Disorders
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder 
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive Compulsive Information Center Calm Clinic

Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Ado
lescent Psychiatry

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

 

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website
Women, Violence and Trauma

 

Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

 

Depression
Bipolar Disorder News - Pendulum.org
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

 

Developmental Disorders
Asperger's Disorder
NeuroWeb
Pervasive Developmental Disorders

 

Diagnosis
DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Foundation Home Page

 

Eating Disorders
American Dietetic Association
Something Fishy

 

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Autism
Childhood
Contemporary Hypnosis
Dementia
Depression and Anxiety
Dreaming
Drug and Alcohol Review
Dyslexia
Early Child Development and Care
Eating Disorders
Educational Assessment
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities 
Metaphor and Symbol
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Parenting
Personal Relationships
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Substance Abuse
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

 

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Drugs.com
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
Multivitamins
SAMHSA's Psychiatry and Psychology

 

Mental Health Care General Links
CounsellingResource.com
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources, About.com
Mental Help Net
Mental Illnesses/Disorders
PsychCentral.com
University of Michigan Health Topics A to Z
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association

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Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net - Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders - Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA's Suicide
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First


Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Disaster/Trauma
HIV/AIDS
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause

 

CORE Counseling Providers

Family Intervention Specialist 770-222-6622

Next Steps 770-422-0202

Inner Harbour 770-942-2391

Tanner Carrollton 770-836-9551/Tanner Villa Rica 770-456-3266

Turning Point 770-716-7977

Family Ties 678-460-0345

 

Local Counseling Providers

Adolescent Child Specialty Services 404-310-1161

Carol Wheeler 770-597-1147

The Counseling Center Karen Wolfe- 770-459-1952

Counseling Associates 770-941-4529

Douglasville Outpatient Psychological Services 678-838-9336

FIT 770-942-9606, extension 4909

Home Ministries 678-574-5509

Journey 770-990-6046

New Beginnings 770-949-0074

New Vision Counseling Center 678-838-8333

Psychology Center 770-949-9675

Serenity Center 404-247-0344

Sheltered Cove 770-949-1595

Shirley McCleod, LCSW 678-327-8676, 678-838-9336

Southern Crescent, Penny Arnold 770-920-6555

Sunflower Lifestyle Assessment Center 678-402-5845

Sweetwater 770-732-0982 

Transforming 770-739-2278

West Georgia Psychological Services 678-232-9078

Yes You Can 770-489-9595

 

Other Counseling Services

Allied Counseling Associates 770-445-8079

ACG Counseling Service 404-246-2747

Attachment & Bonding Center 678-406-9707

Center for Attachment 404-371-4045

Dallas Family Counseling Center 770-445-6358

Families First 404-853-2844

Heartwork 404-658-1222

Hope Center 770-739-2278

Katie Brian Services Clinic 770-948-9338

Kerri Golding 404-849-6586

Arefeh Lankilde 770-489-2415

Mental Health insurance hotline 1-800-933-9896

Morningstar 770-832-1603

Purpose Inc. 770-307-6658

Other Counseling Services

Trading Faces 404-753-0038

YUC Behavioral Health 404-564-9831

 

Support

NAMI 770-942-8926

United Way 211

Group for Parents with Behavior Problems 678-232-9078

High Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Group 678-232-9078

 

 

 

Mental Health Evaluations

 

Psychological/Mental Health Evaluations

Dr. Andrew Gothard 770-457-5577

Dr. Penny Arnold 770-920-6555

Dr. Tina Caudill 678-232-9078

Douglasville Outpatient Psychological Services 678-838-9336

Marcus Institute 404-419-4070

N. Georgia Forensics 706-295-0065

Psychology Center 770-949-9675

Sweetwater 770-732-0982

Dr. Dana Henderson 404-745-9885

Dr. Carolyn Johnson 770-883-2608

 

Psychosexual Assessments

Douglasville Outpatient Psychological Services 678-838-9336

Medlin Treatment Center 770-919-9088

N. Georgia Forensics 706-295-0065

The Highland Institute 770-455-0835

Roy Chancey 770-451-4441

 

COURT APPROVED Substance Abuse Evaluation Providers

Transforming- Patricia Johnson 770-739-2278

Pathways- Kirk Jamgotchain, Marcy Stidum 770-836-6678

Foorough Elguindi 770-949-8899

Clint Payne, The Serenity Center Inc 404-247-0344

Sheltered Cove- Lisa Klinger, Joe Adams, Lyle Coalwell, Jennifer Lassiter, Mary Alexander, John Pruett 770-949-1595

Oasis- D. Endsley Real 770-419-1500

Cobb/Douglas Community Services Board 770-422-0202

Carol Wheeler, Center for Wellness 770-597-1147

Tanner Behavioral Health Systems 770-836-9551 (Carrollton)  or 770-456-3266 (Villa Rica)

Center for Court Approved Counseling 678-796-1035

 

Substance Abuse

 

Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment

Next Steps ASAP Group 770-422-0202

Tanner 770-836-9551

 

Youth Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers

Hartman Center 770-422-0202

Nelson Price Treatment Center 770-514-8255

WestCare 706-554-1005

 

Adult Substance Abuse Treatment

Mothers Making a Change 770-499-2422 *Female Only

St. Judes Recovery Center 404-249-6272

Salvation Army Adult Rehad Center 404-522-9785 ext 236

Teen Challenge 770-906-7033

Cobb/Douglas CSB 770-422-0202

Tanner 770-836-9551

The Extension Program 770-590-9075

Joshua’s House Ministries 678-357-4435

Mary Hall Freedom House 770-542-5500

 

Education/Support Groups *this is not treatment*

AA 770-489-1448 or 770-942-4735

Alateen/Alanon 770-434-4567

Celebrate Recovery Ephesus Church  770-942-4327

Celebrate Recovery New Covenant  678-249-5684

Crystal Meth Anonymous 404-317-6577 or 404-391-3107

Douglas Co Tobacco Prevention 770-514-2369

FIS Methamphetamine Group 770-222-6622

Inner Harbour Substance Abuse Group 770-942-2391

Peachford 770-454-2371

Reformers Unanimous 770-949-0812

SHARP/Teen SHARP 770-949-9675

SUPER 770-920-4000

 

Other Information

DC Meth Task Force 678-486-1207

The Council on Alcohol and Drugs 404-223-2480

 

Drug Screening

Alpha Bio-Screening 770-942-9511

Premier Services 770-920-1442

 

Tobacco

ACS FreshStart Program 770-432-0112 ext231

American Lung Association 1-800-LUNG-USA

Youth Treatment Centers/Residential Placements

 

Residential Placements

Broken Shackles 478-374-6555

CHRIS Homes 404-486-9034

Devereaux 678-303-5215

GA Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries 888-545-8299

Good Shepherd 706-655-2354

Inner Harbour 770-942-2391

Kidspeace 770-437-7219

Methodist Home for Children/Youth 478-751-2800

Project Adventure 770-784-9310

Twin Cedars 706-884-1717

The Bridge 404-792-0070

 

Acute Care Treatment Centers

Anchor Hospital 770-911-6044

Laurelwood 770-531-3808

Peachford Hospital 770-454-2371

Ridgeview 770-434-4567

Riverwoods 770-991-8500

Summit Ridge 678-442-5800

 

 

Youth Violence Prevention/Anger Management

 

Family Intervention Specialists 770-222-6622

Family Advocates of Georgia, Inc 404-437-5973

Next Steps 770-949-8082

SHARP Anger Management 770-949-9675

Sheltered Cove 770-949-1595

SUPER Stop! 770-920-4000

Sweetwater 770-732-0982

Teens in Control 770-422-0202

Yes You Can Behavioral Health 404-564-9831

 

 

Youth Against Violence Program

*DCSO 770-949-5656

*DVPD 770-920-3010

* 678-608-9645 or 678-651-8203

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teen Pregnancy & Prevention/Teen Health/ Childcare/Parenting

 

Teen Pregnancy & Prevention

Children 1st 770-514-2759 or 770-514-2460

Families First 770-949-5200

Health Department 770-949-1970

Mother’s Nutrition 678-760-0115 (free diapers, formula)

Pregnancy Resource Center 770-920-1000

Prenatal Care (FREE) 1-800-311-BABY

 

 

Childcare

Sheltering Arms 770-949-3717

Victorious Kids Academy (daycare) 770-947-6484

 

 

Teen Health

Adolescent Health/Youth Development 770-489-9686

Health Department 770-949-1970

Man Up (Male Responsibility) 770-949-8082

 

Parenting

Babies Can’t Wait 770-514-2357

Children of Divorce parenting 770-920-9114

DEAR (divorce parenting) 770-949-5274

Family Intervention Specialists 770-222-6622

Family Advocates of Georgia, Inc 404-437-5973

Fatherhood 404-657-3851

GA Parent Support Network 404-758-4500

GA Therapy Moms 678-838-2798

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 770-732-5695

Parent to Parent GA 770-451-5484

PEPP 770-577-7771

SHARE House 770-949-0626

Single Parent Connection 770-794-0398

Spanish Parenting 404-250-KIDS

STEP (Peachford) 770-986-1827

STEP (Sheltered Cove) 770-949-1595

Tried and True Ministries 770-456-1689

 

Other

Adoption Resources: Adoptive and Foster Parent Association of GA 770-345-0721

Douglas SAFE Kids 770-949-5155

 

 

 

 

Education/Peer Activities

 

Education Support

Board of Education 770-651-2000

Head Start 770-949-3717

Family Advocates of Georgia, Inc 404-437-5973

Literacy Council 770-949-2319

PEPP 770-577-7771

West Central Tech 770-947-7324 or 770-947-7300 (GED)

 

Peer Activities

Boys and Girls Club 770-577-9824

Boy Scouts 770-989-8820

Boy Scout Explorers (DC Sheriff’s Office) 770-942-2121

City of Douglasville Parks & Recreation 770-920-3007

Douglas County Parks & Recreation 770-920-7129

Girl Scouts 404-527-7500

Jocada Museum of Jazz History 770-947-1187

Youth C.O.R.E. 770-920-7438

 

Mentoring

Big Brothers/Big Sister 404-601-7000

Ladies in Waiting (mentor) 678-945-4091

MATCH 770-651-3445

Coach 4 Me 678-787-9454

 

Career Training

Career Resource Center 770-920-4104

Department of Labor 770-489-3018

HOPE Project 770-942-0796

MMCLEC 770-896-2936

Vocational Rehabilitation 770-489-3018

 

Alternate Educational Programs

JobCorps Atlanta 404-794-9512

Youth Challenge Academy 706-823-8000 or 912-767-9327

Covenant House 404-589-0163

 

Other

Community Character Coalition (Scholarship) 770-942-1328

ESL classes 770-947-7324

 

After School Programs

Communities in Schools 770-651-2039

Douglasville Community Outreach 770-947-6484

 


 

Medical Information

 

Contact your doctor

 

American Cancer Society 1-800-ACS-2345

American Foundation for the Blind 404-525-2303

American Lung Association 1-800-LUNG-USA or 770-434-5864

Blind and Low Vision Services 770-432-7280

Children’s Healthcare 404-785-3820

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 404-325-6973

Dental Services (West Central Tech) 770-947-7210

Diabetes Association of Atlanta 404-527-7150

Douglas County Health Department 770-949-1970

Douglas CSB HIV/AIDS 770-514-2464

Douglas CSB MR/DD 770-438-5125

Down’s Syndrome Association 404-320-3233

Epilepsy Foundation of GA 404-527-7155

GA Poison Center 1-800-222-1222

Hill Burton Program 1-800-638-0742

Immediate Care 678-838-7506

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation 404-420-5990

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 678-279-2001

Medicaid 1-888-423-6765

National Eye Care Pro. 1-800-222-3937

PEACHcare  1-877-427-3224

Spina Bifida Association 770-939-1044

Tourette’s Syndrome Association 770-901-9998

Wellstar Douglas 770-949-1500

 

Misc Education/Prevention (Driving, Theft, Etc)

 

Driving Education

Alive at 25 678-831-0735 or 770-598-6062

C.A.R.E-Sheriffs Department 770-920-4939 or 770-942-2121

Defensive Driving 770-920-7399

Dept of Public Safety 678-413-8400

911 Driving School 770-949-9011

 

 

Theft Prevention

YES 1-800-848-9595

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Needs Services/Volunteer Opportunities

 

United Way 211

 

A Gift of Love 770-920-6602 or 770-947-8200

Abundant Life 678-214-0287

Angel Ministries 770-942-3121

Atlanta Food Bank 404-892-9822 (food)

C.A.M.P.  770-819-0662 (food, emergency)

CCCS 404-527-7630

Crossroads for Life Ministries 678-715-4916 (food)

Douglas C.O.R.E.  770-920-7438

Douglas County Food Bank 770-947-0250 (food, thrift store)

Douglas County Homeless Shelter 770-949-4911 (housing)

Douglas County Salvation Army 770-942-7188

Douglas County United Way 770-949-9487

Family Advocates of Georgia, Inc-404-437-5973 (Furniture Bank)

Feed the Hungry 770-980-1550

Fullerville Mission 770-456-9619

Good Samaritan 770-949-7335 (food, clothing, emergency)

Habitat for Humanity 770-489-8883

Loving Hands 770-577-1777

Pantry 770-217-0729

Salvation Army 770-942-7188

Section Eight Housing 770-836-6660

Social Security 1-800-772-1213

Tallatoona 770-949-6339 (food, prescriptions)

Task Force for Homeless 404-589-9495

Transportation/Medicaid Client 1-800-807-5030

Travelers Aid 404-817-7070

Tried & True Ministries 770-456-1689

Vocational Rehabilitation  770-489-3018

Warehouse of Hope 770-489-0509 (food, clothing)

Working Women’s Clothing Closet 770-949-6339 (clothes)

 

 

Support Groups

AA 770-489-1448

Alateen/Alanon 770-434-4567

ACS FreshStart Program 770-432-0112 ext231

Celebrate Recovery Ephesus Church 770-942-4327

Celebrate Recovery New Covenant 678-249-5684

Crystal Meth Anonymous 770-949-4090

Emotions Anonymous 770-942-0710 or 770-942-0360

GA Parent Support Network 404-758-4500

GA Therapy Moms 678-838-2798 or 678-715-9596

 

 

Support Groups

 

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 770-732-5695

HAVEN 1-800-33-HAVEN

 

Support Groups

Parents Educating Parents 770-577-7771

Prevent Child Abuse 770-489-6060

Reformers Unanimous 770-949-0812

Ridgeview 770-434-4567

Share House 770-489-7513

Women Survivors of Child Abuse (free) 770-317-4026

 

Hotlines

Child Support Hotline 1-800-22-7993

Domestic Violence 1-800-33-HAVEN

Domestic Violence Help 1-800-643-1212

Gambling Helpline 1-800-699-7117

Mental Health Insurance Hotline 404-875-9972

National Center for Missing/Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678

Prevent Child Abuse America 1-800-CHILDREN

Share House (Crisis Line) 770-489-7513

GA Crisis Hotline 1-800-273-8255

 

 

Government

 

Emergency 911

 

CASA 770-517-7228

Child Support Enforcement 770-489-3014

Courthouse Information 770-949-2000

Department of Family and Children’s Services 770-489-3000

Department of Juvenile Justice 770-489-3022

Douglasville Police Dept 770-920-3010

Georgia Legal Services 1-800-498-9469

Legal Aid 404-894-7707

Sheriff (Douglasville Office) 770-942-2121

Sheriff (Lithia Springs Precinct) 770-944-5937

Section Eight Housing 770-838-2600

Social Security 1-800-772-1213


 

Section 8 Waiting List Status

Welcome to the Section 8 Waiting List Status page. To see if waiting lists are open or pending for a county, click on the name of that county. DCA does not charge for an application. Please be apprehensive of any website or company that charges you for a Section 8 application.

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Gilmer
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Greene
Long
Putnam
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Berrien
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Walker
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Hall
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Schley
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Washington
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Hart
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Henry
Miller
Stephens
Wheeler
Camden
Early
Houston
Mitchell
Stewart
White
Candler
Echols
Irwin
Monroe
Talbot
Whitfield
Carroll
Effingham
Jackson
Montgomery
Taliaferro
Wilcox
Catoosa
Elbert
Jasper
Morgan
Tattnall
Wilkes
Charlton
Emanuel
Jeff Davis
Murray
Taylor
Wilkinson
Chattahoochee
Evans
Jefferson
Newton
Telfair
Worth
Chattooga
Fannin
Jenkins
Oconee
Terrell
 

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DCA administers the program in 149 of Georgia's 159 counties through four regional offices located around the State. The remaining 10 counties are served by their local housing authority. Click on the link for their contact information:

http://www.dca.state.ga.us/housing/RentalAssistance/programs/downloads/HAs.pdf 

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