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 redribbon.org
Red Ribbon Certified Schools redribbonschools.org
Alcoholics Anonymous aa.org
BHL GA Crisis hotline (Behavioral Health Link) behavioralhealthlink.com
CETPA–behavioral health treatment, intervention and prevention agency, providing services in English and Spanish to the Latino community in Georgia cetpa.org/home
Family Ties–assists families in the skill and resource development necessary to safely maintain children in their home familytiesinc.com
Get Smart About Drugs–DEA resource for parents, educators, and caregivers getsmartaboutdrugs.gov/publications
Informed Families–partner and confidant in the effort to raise safe, healthy and drug free kids informedfamilies.org
MADD GA (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) madd.org/georgia
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 namiga.org
National Family Partnership–a national leader in drug prevention education & advocacy. nfp.org
National Institute on Drug Abuse drugabuse.gov/parents-educators
National Institute on Drug Abuse in Teens teens.drugabuse.gov
National Suicide Prevention Hotline suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids drugfree.org
SADD GA (Students Against Destructive Decisions)–nation’s dominant peer-to-peer youth prevention organization https://gahighwaysafety.org/campaigns/sadd-georgia/
StreetSmart–organization actively engages minority youth in structured, community-based programs mobile.streetsmartyouthproject.org
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. samhsa.gov