National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health www.ffcmh.org
A national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families. The National Federation works to develop and implement policies, legislation, funding mechanisms, and service systems that utilize the strengths of families. Its emphasis on advocacy offers families a voice in the formation of national policy, services and supports for children with mental health needs and their families.
Georgia Parent Support Network, Inc. is both the Statewide Chapter and the Atlanta/Fulton County Chapter of the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health.
Active Local Chapters
These local chapters are our eyes and ears to the issues facing children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges and their families in Georgia. Through the chapters, we are able to utilize calls for action to elicit change in systems at the national level. If your child needs help please contact the chapter closest to you in Georgia. As always, feel free to call us at Georgia Parent Support Network for assistance.
Puzzle Pieces of Love
Brianna Jackson, Director
2558 Huntington Dr.
Macon, GA 31204
P.O. Box 3273
Macon, GA 31205
Kids Like Moses Advocacy of Georgia
6691 Church Street Unit 691262
Riverdale, GA 30296
In My Children’s Name
2089 Lee Drive
Austell, GA 30168
Reestablishing the Village
600 Northern Avenue #2207
Clarkston, GA 30021
Creative Partnership and Training for Families and Communities
Ramona Deshield, Director MA, NCC
4569 Allgood Springs Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
DeKalb Families in Action & Youth M.O.V.E Chapter
5300 Memorial Dr. Suite 142E
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
HYPED4U Mentoring & Youth M.O.V.E. Chapter
4069 Spring Meadow Road
Tucker, GA 30084
The Younger Years and Beyond
Teresa Wright Johnson
708 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Families Advocating for Voice of Resilience (F.A.V.O.R.)
798 Rays Road, Suite 94
Stone Mountain, GA 30088
Foster and Adoptive Parents Connection of Georgia
7428 Woodruff Way
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
The Struggle Within Me
2673 Cody Court
Albany, GA 31705
Father’s Tree of Hope
3440 W River Common
Douglasville, GA 30135
Family Advocates of Georgia, Inc.
PO Box 2437
Douglasville, GA 30133
Georgia Parent Support Network, Inc. & State Youth M.O.V.E. Chapter
Dr. Sue L Smith
1381 Metropolitan Pkwy SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Helping Hands of Hope
Barbia Dunbar Arnold
2616 Piney Woods Terrace
East Point, GA 30344
Reggie’s Place Foundation
Beverly McDaniel, CEO Director
259 Richardson St #904
Atlanta, GA 30312
Integrated Concepts for Families, Inc.
Dr. Kisha Whitfield Co-CEO
619 Main Street
Palmetto, GA 30268
Each One Teach One Together, Inc.
Debra Suzette Brown
PO Box 44522
Atlanta, GA 30336
104 Atlas Way
Calhoun, GA 30701
Mini Minds Matter
P.O. Box 683
Dacula, GA 30019
Cathy Gittens MS/P
5916 East Lake Pkwy Suite 278
McDonough, GA 30253
Young Adults Pushing Forward
Octavia Gore, CEO
PO Box 177
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Never Too Late-The Keeping Kayleigh Foundation
Christina Henry, Director
8160 Wood St SE
Covington, GA 30014
NW Georgia Federation of Families Policy Council
Hope Darden-Swift, CPS-P, BS
290 Hinton Way
Covington, GA 30016
My Fresh Air, LLC
1101 Cook Road
Oxford, GA 30054
Addiction Center www.addictioncenter.com/teenage-drug-abuse/
Addiction Center matches patients with the treatment center that is best suited to them based on location, price, program and more. We strive to provide an experience tailored to the needs of every individual who wants help.
Drug Rehab drugrehab.com
At DrugRehab.com, our mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.
Georgia Council on Substance Abuse www.gasubstanceabuse.org
Dedicated to strengthen communities by promoting quality addiction prevention and treatment practices, and by supporting public policy that not only reduces the stigma associated with addiction, but also supports the development and implementation of a strong prevention, treatment and recovery services system.
Georgia Detox and Recovery Centers http://www.georgiadetoxandrecoverycenters.com/the-state-of-addiction-in-georgia-white-paper-report.html
Free White Paper on the State of Addiction in Georgia: The Evolving Epidemic.
Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, Inc. www.gmhcn.org
Promotes recovery through advocacy, education, employment, empowerment, peer support and self help, and to unite as one voice to support the priorities set each year at the annual convention.
Keeping Kids in Families keepingkidsinfamilies.org
We are a public-private partnership guided by three national organizations – the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, and the National Organization for State Associations for Children (NOSAC) – and we are leading the charge to make sure that all kids have a safe, secure and permanent family. We are doing this by working collaboratively with policymakers and other key stakeholders to develop a federal financing mechanism that aligns policy and practice and helps us to build a child welfare system that is designed to serve more children and families sooner, and ultimately achieve better outcomes.
Mental Health America www.mentalhealthamerica.net/
Mental Health America is one of the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. With 240 affiliates nationwide, we represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation – everyday and in times of crisis.
Mental Health American of Georgia www.mentalhealthamericaga.org
Mental Health America of Georgia works to enhance the mental health of all Georgians through education, outreach and advocacy.
MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.
NAMI Georgia www.namiga.org/index.php/about-us
NAMI Georgia is one of the leading organization in the state working to ensure hope, help, health and acceptance for Georgians affected by mental illness.
National Association on Mental Illness www.nami.org/
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
National Foster Care Month www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/
The Children's Bureau, in collaboration with its information service, Child Welfare Information Gateway, launched the 2016 National Foster Care Month website! With this year's theme, "Honoring, Uniting, and Celebrating Families," the website provides free resources and tools to help professionals, parents, caregivers, and youth move closer to family reunification and establish permanent connections.
NDA for Teens http://teens.drugabuse.gov/mom/index.php
A website to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15, as well as their parents and teachers, on the science behind drug abuse.
Parent to Parent of Georgia www.p2pga.org
Parent to Parent of Georgia offers a variety of services to Georgia families of children with disabilities or special healthcare needs.
Recovery.org is a resource to help those challenged by drug and alcohol abuse in Atlanta, GA.
Voices for Georgia's Children - Speaking Up for Sound Choices www.georgiavoices.org
A nonprofit child policy and advocacy organization that envisions a Georgia where children are safe, healthy, educated, employable, and connected to their family and community. It is our mission to be a powerful, unifying voice for a public agenda that ensures the well-being of all of Georgia’s children.