Get the Help You Need Now

If you or someone you love is struggling with opioid use disorder, know that help is available. Whether you’re having trouble dealing with your pain or are worried about someone else misusing opioids, the resources below are free, confidential, and offer support that can point you in the right direction.

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Learn How to Save a Life From an Opioid Overdose

Learn about what an opioid-induced overdosed looks like, and how to reverse it using the life-saving medication naloxone (Narcan®).

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Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL)

1-800-715-4225 Available 24/7.

Get help right away from a nationally accredited hotline that can dispatch a mobile crisis team, find an open detox bed, and help you schedule an urgent appointment. Call for free and receive confidential crisis intervention that includes access to: mental health, substance misuse, and intellectual and developmental disability services.

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Cares Warm Line

844-326-5400 8:30 am to 11:00 pm

Struggling with substance use disorder or addiction? The Cares Warm Line offers free support every day of the year to help you or a loved one overcome these challenges.

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Peer2Peer Warm Line

Toll-free Statewide 888-945-1414

Decatur 404-371-1414

Bartow County   770-276-2019

Colquitt County   229-8730-9737

Henry County   678-782-7666

White County   706-865-3601

Hours: Available 24/7.

Talk to someone who understands 24 hours a day. Receive free peer-to-peer support from others who have experiences similar to your current situation.

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COVID-19 Emotional Support Line

866-399-8938 8 am to 11 pm

Receive free and confidential emotional support and information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our call line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals and others who have received training in crisis counseling.

A partnership between The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities, Beacon Health Options and Behavioral Health Link.

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COVID-19 Georgia Hotline


Opioid use can increase COVID-19 complications. If you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.

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Drug Drop Box Locations

To prevent opioid misuse by yourself or others, dispose of all unused medications at a local Drug Drop Box. These secure, one-way boxes ensure prescriptions stay confidential and are disposed of properly.

Find Help in Your Area

Use the interactive map below to explore nearby opioid misuse and mental health support options and locate the closest Drug Drop Box.

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DBHDD Offices

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Mental Health Resilience and Wellness Toolkit

Resources for Students, Parents, and Educators

Get the information and tools you need to stay mentally well through the COVID-19 pandemic. Click the link to explore DBHDD’s tailored list of resiliency and wellnessresources.