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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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Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line

866-399-8938 8am to 11pm

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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Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL)

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. Download the app to chat or text

1-800-715-4225 Available 24/7

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Cares Warm Line

Struggling with drug or substance misuse? The Cares Warm Line is here every day of the year to help you or a loved one overcome these challenges for free.

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

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COVID-19 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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Peer2Peer Warm Line

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.

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

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Georgia Drug Drop Box Locations

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

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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 wellness resources.