Substance Abuse & Mental Illness Resources

In response to the national and statewide opioid epidemic and with concern for our students’ overall mental and physical health, the following websites about substance abuse and mental illness awareness, prevention, treatment, and recovery have been provided.



Red Ribbon Campaign
Red Ribbon Certified Schools
Alcoholics Anonymous
BHL GA Crisis hotline (Behavioral Health Link)
CETPA–behavioral health treatment, intervention and prevention agency, providing services in English and Spanish to the Latino community in Georgia
Family Ties–assists families in the skill and resource development necessary to safely maintain children in their home
Get Smart About Drugs–DEA resource for parents, educators, and caregivers
Informed Families–partner and confidant in the effort to raise safe, healthy and drug free kids
MADD GA (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
NAMI GA (National Alliance on Mental Illness)–nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness
National Family Partnership–a national leader in drug prevention education & advocacy.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse in Teens
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
SADD GA (Students Against Destructive Decisions)–nation’s dominant peer-to-peer youth prevention organization
StreetSmart–organization actively engages minority youth in structured, community-based programs
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)–SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.