An overwhelming 44.3% of Georgia adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s nearly half of state resident adults. Reports of depression among Georgia’s youth also rate higher than the national average. Worse yet, about one-third of GA residents seeking mental health help are unable to find proper assistance.
It’s clear that Georgia residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
Georgia Crisis & Access Line
The state’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities offers a 24/7 confidential helpline. Call 800-715-4225 to be connected with a specialist, or visit the website, which is loaded with more info and resources, by clicking here.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Georgia-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.