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  • Georgia Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources

    The Division of MHDDAD serves people of all ages and those with the most severe problems. The MHDDAD regional offices are the contact points for people needing treatment for mental illness or substance abuse problems, support services for people with mental retardation, or substance abuse prevention services. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases
  • Information on Depression

    About 18.8 million American adults, suffer from a depressive illness. Unfortunately, many people do not recognize that depression is a treatable illness. If you feel that you or someone you care about is one of the many undiagnosed depressed people in this country, the information on this web page may help you take the steps that may save your own or someone else's life. Content Detail

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    National Institute of Mental Health
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    Spanish / Español
  • Mental Illness Fact Sheets

    Mental illness fact sheets on a variety of different mental health topics. Content Detail

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    National Mental Health Association
  • Self-Help Assistance for Mental Health Consumers

    Helps connect individuals to self-help and advocacy resources, and offers expertise to self-help groups and other peer-run services for mental health consumers. Content Detail

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    National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse

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  • Process for Involuntary Treatment of Mental Illness or Drug Addiction

    Under certain circumstances, as ordered by a judge of the Probate Court or Superior Court, Georgia law authorizes involuntary treatment of persons proved to be suffering from mental illness or drug or alcohol addiction. This document provides basic information about this process and offers an outline of Important Code Sections, Involuntary Treatment Standards for inpatient treatment and outpatient treatment and Involuntary Treatment Proceedings. Content Detail

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    Athens-Clarke County Probate Court

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  • Primary Health Care Centers in Georgia

    This web site contains information about each of the primary health care centers in Georgia. The Office of Regulatory Services regulates primary health care facilities and programs. Most of the regulated health care facilities are certified by ORS for reimbursement under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Content Detail

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    Department of Human Resources, Office of Regulatory Services
  • United Way of Central Georgia

    There are many services and resources that are available to you in your community. United Way 2-1-1 provides you with the information that you need and helps you find the right service for your specific need. Dial 2-1-1 to speak with a trained referral specialist who will help you locate programs and services in your area. The service is free, and provides confidential information for Central Georgians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are equipped to serve the hearing impaired and can accommodate most language Content Detail

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    United Way