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Mental Health Crisis Intervention

For immediate access to routine or crisis services, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225. GCAL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year to help you or someone you care for in a crisis. GCAL professionals will:

  • Provide telephonic crisis intervention services

  • Dispatch mobile crisis teams

  • Assist individuals in finding an open crisis or detox bed across the State

  • Link individuals with urgent appointment services

In addition, GCAL will help you to access a State Funded provider in your area in a non-emergency as well.

A nationally accredited Health Care Call Center, crisis center, and partner in the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the Behavioral Health Link Crisis call Center is proud to operate the Georgia Crisis and Access Line.


Additional Mental Health Crisis Resources:

If you have a mental health emergency, we encourage you not to wait for communication back from your therapist, but do one or more of the following:


Call Behavioral Health Link/GCAL


Call Laurelwood Hospital


Call Ridgeview Institute


Call Peachford Hospital


Call 911 Emergency Services


Go to the Emergency Room of your choice

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