There are a number of agencies in and around Hall, Athens-Clarke, and Oconee Counties that offer services that may benefit those with a mental illness.
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities To identify adult community-based mental health service providers in your area, call the Georgia Crisis & Access Line at 1-800-715-4225 or visit www.mygcal.com or click here to view the Office of Adult Mental Health Resource Guide. Hall County is in Region 1; Clarke and Oconee Counties are in Region 2.
United Way of Northeast Georgia Community Resources Search for Services.
Avita Community Partners is a resource for individuals and families in northeast Georgia experiencing the disabling effects of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. Their goal is to assist in the development of safe, stable, meaningful lives for all. Click here to view their Resource Library.
Hall County Community Resource Guide complied by the Hall County School System.
Northeast Georgia Health System Community Resource Guide
Randy and Friends, Inc., envisions creating a community that gives each person the opportunity to reach their full potential and accomplish their dreams. Our training programs are invaluable to developing life, social and job skills such as wood working, horticulture, outdoor sports, communications, customer service and other marketable skills.
Athens – Clarke County
Advantage Behavioral Health Systems provides person-centered community-based services and treatment to individuals and families experiencing mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictions, by collaboratively using personal, community and organizational resources. Their Mental Health Resources brochure is available here.
Watkinsville – Oconee County
Advantage Behavioral Health Systems services Oconee County, as well as, Clarke County.
Oconee Area Resource Council list of Community Resources.
Oconee County First Steps Resource Guide.
White County Community Resource Handbook complied by the White County Sheriff’s Office.
White County Peer Support and Respite Center in Cleveland, GA. The Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers are peer-run alternatives to a traditional mental health day programs and psychiatric hospitalization.