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08-17-04, 09:35 AM
American Correctional Health Services Association
250 Gatsby Place
Alpharetta, GA 30022-6161

Phone Number: (877) 918-1842
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: 770-650-5789
URL: www.corrections.com/achsa

ACHSA is a not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote contemporary health care services with correctional institutions, to provide a forum for correctional health care professionals and interested others and to advocate on important correctional environmental positions which may impact the health of incarcerated and detained individuals. Chapters in OR, FL, MN, CA/NV, Rocky Mtn (CO, NM, UT, WY), Chesapeake (DC, MD, DE, VA). Newsletter, annual conference.



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Carter Center Mental Health Programs
1 Copenhill 453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30307-

Phone Number: (404) 420-5165
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 420-5158
URL: www.cartercenter.org

The Carter Center Mental Health Program addresses public policy issues surrounding mental health and mental illnesses through The Carter Center Mental Health Task Force and the annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy. The Task Force identifies major mental health issues and develops initiatives to reduce stigma and discrimination against people with mental illnesses. The Symposium provides a forum for national mental health organizations and their leaders to coordinate their efforts on issues of common concern.



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Centros Para el Control y la Prevencion de Enfermedades (CDC Spanish Language Web Site)
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333

Phone Number: (800) 311-3435
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.cdc.gov/spanish

This is a service of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)that provides information in Spanish on issues ranging from HIV/AIDS to bilogical terrorism and disasters.



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DBSA - Metropolitan Atlanta
8212 Brookwood Valley Circle
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone Number: (404) 335-8815
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.atlantamoodsupport.com

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases
2 Peachtree Street, NW Room 22-210
Atlanta, GA 30303-

Phone Number: (404) 657-2168
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 657-2256
URL: www2.state.ga.us/departments/dhr/mhmrsa/index.html

State mental health agency.



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DMDA - Greater Augusta
PO Box 1927
Augusta, GA 30903-

Phone Number: (706) 722-0010
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (706) 722-8819
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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Double Trouble - Georgia Regional Hosptial/Atlanta
3037 Panthersville Rd.
Decatur, GA 30034-3828

Phone Number: (404) 243-2126
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 212-4797
URL:

A chapter of Double Trouble Recovery for long-term forensic consumers.



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Georgia Advocacy Office
100 Crescent Center Parkway, Suite 520
Tucker, GA 30084-

Phone Number: (800) 537-2329
Secondary Phone Number: (404) 885-1234

Fax: (770) 414-2948
URL: www.thegao.org

State Protection and Advocacy Agency



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Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858

Phone Number: (478) 207-1670
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (478) 207-1676
URL: www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/counselors

Licenses counselors, social workers and MFTs in the State of Georgia.



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Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners
2 Peachtree St, 36th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303-

Phone Number: (404) 656-3913
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 656-9723
URL: www.medicalboard.state.ga.us

The State Office responsible for the licensing and accreditation of medical professionals.



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Georgia Department of Medical Assistance
Two Peachtree St.,40th floor
Atlanta, GA 30303-

Phone Number: (404) 656-4479
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 651-6880
URL:

State Medicaid agency.



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Georgia Division of Rehabilitation Services
Dept. of Human Services 2 Peachtree Street, NW, 35th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303-3142

Phone Number: (404) 657-3000
Secondary Phone Number: (404) 206-6000

Fax: (404) 206-6011
URL: www.vocrehabga.org

The Division of Rehabilitation Services provides opportunities for work and personal independence for people with disabilities.



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Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network
246 Sycamore St. Suite 160
Decatur, GA 30030-

Phone Number: (800) 297-6146
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 687-0772
URL:

Consumer advocacy organization.



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Georgia Mental Health Network
Medical College of Georgia Department of Telemedicine 1120 15th Street, EA 100
Augusta, GA 30912-0004

Phone Number: (706) 721-6616
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (706) 721-8340
URL: www.mcg.edu/Resources/MH/Index.html

The Georgia Mental Health Network provides information and referrals to local, State, and national mental health organizations, including support groups.



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Georgia Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
2 Martin L. King Jr. Dr. SW Floyd Memorial Building 704 West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-

Phone Number: (800) 656-2298
Secondary Phone Number: (404) 656-2056

Fax: (404) 656-4030
URL: www.gainsurance.org

Oversees all insurance organizations for the State of Georgia. They have publications/services in Spanish.



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Georgia Parent Support Network
1381 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30310-

Phone Number: (404) 758-4500
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 832-8645

Fax: (404) 758-6833
URL: www.gpsn.org

Parent Advocacy Group



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Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association
487 Winn Way, Suite 100
Decatur, GA 30030-

Phone Number: (404) 298-7100
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 299-7029
URL: www.gapsychiatry.org

Provides names of psychiatrists who belong to the association and practice in the caller's area.



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Georgia State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858

Phone Number: (478) 207-1670
Secondary Phone Number: bacobb@sos.state.ga.us

Fax: (478) 207-1676
URL: www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/psych

Licenses psychologists in the State of Georgia.



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Habitat for Humanity International
121 Habitat Street
Americus, GA 31709-

Phone Number: (229) 924-6935 x 2551/2
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 422-4828

Fax: (229) 924-6541
URL: www.habitat.org

Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit housing ministry that builds or renovates homes for people without adequate housing. With donations, loans, and extensive volunteer resources the organization constructs houses that are sold at no profit with a no interest mortgage.



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Mental Health Association - Augusta
1720 Central Ave.
Augusta, GA 30904-

Phone Number: (706) 736-6857
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (706) 738-3548
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA. Offers socialization program for adults.



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Mental Health Association - South Coastal Georgia, Inc.
PO Box 189
Brunswick, GA 31521-

Phone Number: (912) 638-2320
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (912) 638-1446
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of Northeast Georgia
PO Box 6384
Athens, GA 30604-

Phone Number: (706) 549-7888
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (706) 549-7888
URL: www.fightthestigma.com

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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NAMI Georgia
3050 Presidential Drive, # 202
Atlanta, GA 30340-

Phone Number: (770) 234-0855
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 728-1052

Fax: (770) 234-0237
URL: ga.nami.org

NAMI GA has a network of educational and support groups throughout the state, as well as a toll-free helpline (800-728-1052). They assist people in finding the services or assistance they are looking for. They offer Family-to-Family Education Class in several areas of the State. This is a 12-week course taught by trained family members of someone who suffers from a mental illness. It covers topics such as treatments, medications, how to communicate with an ill family member, coping skills, and how to advocate for better services.



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National Mental Health Association of Georgia
100 Edgewood Ave. N.E., Suite 502
Atlanta, GA 30303-

Phone Number: (404) 527-7175
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 527-7187
URL: www.nmhag.org

The National Mental Health Association of Georgia serves people with mental illness and their families by promoting mental health, preventing mental illness and ensuring access to appropriate treatment through advocacy, education and training, research, service provision and the reduction of stigma.



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Office of Consumer Relations Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases
2 Peachtree St., NW Suite 23-411
Atlanta, GA 30303-

Phone Number: (404) 657-2103
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 657-4349
URL:

State Consumer Relations Department



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Parent to Parent of Georgia - Albany Branch
PO Box 71026
Albany, GA 31708-

Phone Number: (800) 229-2038 - statewide
Secondary Phone Number: (229) 438-5600

Fax: (229) 436-8744
URL: www.parenttoparentofga.org

Offers a phone support network for parents. Provides information and resources to families with a disabled child of any age in the State of Georgia.



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Parent to Parent of Georgia - Central Office
3805 Presidential Parkway, Suite 207
Atlanta, GA 30340-

Phone Number: (800) 229-2038 -statewide
Secondary Phone Number: (770) 451-5484

Fax: (770) 458-4091
URL: www.parenttoparentofga.org

Offers a phone support network for parents. Provides information and resources to families with a disabled child of any age in the State of Georgia.



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Parent to Parent of Georgia - Statesboro Branch
3 W. Altman Street
Statesboro, GA 30458-

Phone Number: (800) 229-2038
Secondary Phone Number: (912) 489-1904

Fax: (912) 681-0910
URL: www.parenttoparentofga.org

Offers a phone support network for parents. Provides information and resources to families with a disabled child of any age in the State of Georgia.



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The Front Porch
PO Box 2908
Decatur, GA 30031-2908

Phone Number: (770) 730-5858
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (770) 730-5857
URL: www.thefrontporch.org

The Front Porch of Atlanta is a place of remembering, caring, and healing for grieving children and their families. The mission is to provide an environment that promotes healing for children who have lost a loved one through death. They offer grief support groups for children (ages 3-18) and their families, which are facilitated by extensively trained volunteers.



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The Pre-School Stress Relief Program
Wholistic Stress Control Institute 2545 Benjamin E. Mays Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30311-0481

Phone Number: (404) 755-0068
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 755-4333
URL: www.mindspring.com/~wholistic

The Pre-School Stress Release Program is a substance abuse and mental health program for day care and school teachers to use with children. The program teaches coping skills for reducing and managing stress for students in high risk environments. There is also a stress reduction workshop for families. A six week curriculum covers positive self image, an awareness of feelings, understanding of body changes, stress coping skills, and appropriate releases of anger. Materials are available for teachers to implement the program in their school and/or community.



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Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc.
2545 Benjamin E. Mays Drive S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30311

Phone Number: (404) 755-0068
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (404) 755-4333
URL: www.wholistic1.com

The Wholistic Stress Control Institute provides consultations, training, and educational resources on stress control, anger management, violence prevention, substance abuse prevention and mental illness prevention. The Institute develops training programs for educators, parents, children, and communities that increase coping skills and reduce the risk of high-risk behavior. Publications and training materials are available.