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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.
1-800-715-4225
http://www.mygcal.com

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
www.mcsatlanta.org

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
www.riverwoodsbehavioral.com

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.
404-874-2224
www.stjudesrecovery.org

Atlanta Behavioral Care
The Atlanta Behavioral Care team is dedicated to providing services to those who are experiencing emotional or behavioral problems.
770-319-6000
www.atlantabehavioralcare.com

Summit Behavioral Health Care
Summit Behavioral Healthcare works to treat underlying causes of addiction and causes of addiction.
contact@summitbhc.com
www.summitbhc.com

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.
404-728-6948
www.fuquacenter.org

Dekalb Community Service Board
Dekalb Community Service Board offers a wide range of mental health services, developmental disabilities programs and substance abuse treatment.
404-294-3834
www.dekcsb.org

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.
404-228-7777
www.samaritanatlanta.org

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.
404-762-4042
www.fultoncountyga.gov

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.
404-243-2100
www.dbhdd.georgia.gov

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.
678-404-9707
www.mentalhealthgeorgia.com

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.
404-474-7021
www.intownpsych.com

Atlanta Psychological Services
Atlanta Psychological Services is a comprehensive mental health practice. They offer caring, collaborative, and confidential services to clients of all ages.
www.atlantapsychological.com
770-457-5577

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.
404-256-9797
www.thelink.org

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.
404-851-8960
www.northsidebhc.org

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