After the tragic death of actor Robin Williams, many are talking about the effects of depression.

Depression is a tough battle to deal with. There are many Americans suffering with depression and feel that there is no where or no one to turn to. The Help Desk wants to assist you with finding the care you need.

Depression can have such a negative effect on your life that it can interfere with your day to day tasks as well as how you interact with family, friends and co-workers.

If you know someone who is suffering with depression, it is important to communicate regularly with them and guide them to seek treatment and professional care.

Check the list below of mental health information and organizations near you.

Georgia Crisis and Access Line
The Georgia Crisis and Access Line is a 24/7 Crisis and Access Line funded by the State of Georgia to help Georgians in need of mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities services. They also provide telephone crisis intervention.

Metropolitan Counseling Services
Metropolitan Counseling Services is a non-profit center providing quality, affordable counseling and psychotherapy to adults in the Metropolitan Atlanta area.
404-321-1794 ext. 305

Riverwoods Behavioral Health
RiverWoods Behavioral Health is a community-focused hospital and treatment center with a goal of providing care to children, adolescents, and adults seeking care for mental health disorders and substance abuse.
(770) 991-8500

St. Jude's Recovery Center
St. Jude's Recovery Center provides care to those in Atlanta who are fighting addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders.

Atlanta Behavioral Care
The Atlanta Behavioral Care team is dedicated to providing services to those who are experiencing emotional or behavioral problems.

Summit Behavioral Health Care
Summit Behavioral Healthcare works to treat underlying causes of addiction and causes of addiction.

Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression
The Fuqua Center is committed to improving the community's understanding and recognition of mental illnesses in older adults.

Dekalb Community Service Board
Dekalb Community Service Board offers a wide range of mental health services, developmental disabilities programs and substance abuse treatment.

Samaritan Counseling Center of Atlanta
Samaritan Counseling Center offers counseling for depression, addiction and also marriage counseling. Samaritan Counseling has a variety of support groups, including groups for depression and those affected by cancer.

Fulton Mental Health Center
Fulton Mental Health Center provides high quality and culturally competent behavioral health care services to the most in need of Fulton County. They offer a variety of treatment and rehabilitation services in a behavioral health care model that is designed to help clients achieve & maintain independence and stability.

Georgia Regional Hospital at Atlanta
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides treatment and support services to people with behavioral health challenges and addictive diseases and assists individuals who live with developmental disabilities.

Mental Health of Georgia
Mental Health Georgia is a mental health agency serving the residents of Georgia. They provide an extensive array of mental health services for both children and adults.

Intown Psychological Associates
Intown Psychological Associates is a private counseling practice with offices located in downtown Atlanta, Marietta and Conyers. Their team is dedicated to providing quality mental health services with a focus on holistic health and well-being.

Atlanta Psychological Services
Atlanta Psychological Services is a comprehensive mental health practice. They offer caring, collaborative, and confidential services to clients of all ages.

Link Counseling Center
The Link Counseling Center is a nonprofit community counseling center serving the Atlanta area by providing quality, affordable, confidential counseling, psychotherapy, and support groups to all ages.Psychotherapy and counseling are provided for individuals, couples, families and groups.

Northside Mental Health Center
Northside Hospital offers a comprehensive array of Behavioral Health services for adults, families, health professionals and others. Behavioral Health provides an integrative approach focused on health and overall well-being.