Emergency Resources


If you are in a crisis or any other person may be in danger – please reach out to your local support and/or emergency services.

National Resources

  • Call 911 if the crisis is a life-threatening emergency. Make sure to notify the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency and ask for an officer trained in crisis intervention or trained to assist people experiencing a psychiatric emergency.
  • Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive crisis support via text message.
  • LGBTQ+ Specific- The Trevor Project- If you are thinking about suicide and in need of immediate support, please call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386 or click on the button below to reach the Trevor Project- Get Help web page and connect with a service or counselor.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233) to speak with trained experts who provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information.
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673) to connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is also available at Online Hotline.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor.

Athens, Ga- Local Resources

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Meeting Day: Monday
Meeting Time: 7 PM
Meeting Location Name: Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Meeting Address: 498 Prince Ave, Athens GA 30601
Additional Information: Meeting in At N Pope St. Rear of brick building between church & thrift store.
Main Contact Name: Unknown
Main Contact: 706-395-5322 or ATHENSDOWNTOWNSAA@GMAIL.COM
Type of meeting: Rotating topics by week dealing with step work, green book readings, tools of the program, open topic, and guest speakers.

Emotions Anonymous

Meeting Day: Sunday
Meeting Time: 4 PM
Meeting Location Name: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens
Meeting Address: 780 Timothy Rd, Athens, GA 30606
Additional Information: Meeting in Fellowship Hall at the corner of Timothy Rd and Rambling Rd.
Main Contact Name:Lynne
Main Contact Phone: 706-202-7463

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