Crisis Intervention Contacts
Students are welcome to call our main line at 706-507-8740 to access a 24/7/365 Crisis Line. Wait for voicemail to pick up and follow the prompts.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential
support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved
ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. Call, text, or chat
988. Visit 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for more information.
Call 988, Text 988 or Chat 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Crisis Text Line
Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor
National Eating Disorders Association
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization
dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Contact
the Helpline for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved
Call 1-800-931-2237 or Chat National Eating Disorders Association
Veterans Crisis Line
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis with their families and friends
with qualified caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential
toll-free hotline, online chat, or text 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Call 1-800-273-8255 (press 1), Text 838255 or Chat Veterans Crisis Line
SMHSA Treatment Locator
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrator) offers a Helpline
and Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator, a confidential and anonymous source
of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S.
Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
Call 1-800-662-4357 or Visit SMHSA Treatment Locator
MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental
health problems information.
Nine Out of Ten
Nine Out of Ten is a website created by the Jordan Porco Foundation to empower peers
with information about warning signs of suicide and how to help a friend.
Visit Nine Out of Ten
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
JED is a nonprofit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for
our nation's teens and young adults.
Visit JED Foundation
Please find below additional and targeted resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Line(GA Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities)
|Alcoholics Anonymous - Columbus
|Battered Women/Domestic Violence Hotline
|Columbus Alliance for Battered Women
|Crisis Center Russell County - Battered Women's Shelter
|Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration www.samhsa.gov
|Georgia Drug Abuse Helpline
|Sexual Assault Support Center, Inc. (The Center at 909)
|Russell County Rape Crisis Response
|45 Suicide Prevention Resources | Addictions.com
|Telephone Help Line
|Georgia Crisis & Access Line
Or download the My GCAL app to text or chat
|Trans Lifeline's Peer Support Hotline
|Caregiver Action Network https://caregiveraction.org/