Mental
Health
Is Health

At Atlantic Station we strive to support the mental health and well-being of our community. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. If you are struggling, you are not alone! Here, we rounded up some of our favorite resources to support your mental health journey, whether you’re seeking a therapist or just need a quick pick-me-up. Remember, if you are experiencing harmful thoughts, reach out to your physician or another qualified healthcare provider for assistance.

Atlanta Resources

Accessible local resources, programs and non-profits.

GEORGIA CRISIS & ACCESS LINE

This free phone line is available 24/7. Learn more here or call 1-800-715-4225.

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF GEORGIA

A non-profit offering training, resources, public policy and more. Learn more here.

LIST OF PARKS IN ATLANTA

According to the American Psychological Association, exposure to nature has been linked to a host of mental health benefits, including improved attention, lower stress, better mood and upticks in empathy. Find a list of parks in Atlanta here.

VETERANS PROGRAM

This program from Emory Healthcare helps Veterans work through post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and more. Learn more here.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Find a community of like-minded individuals at one of these free events.

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

According to Center for Human Development, just six minutes of reading a day has been shown to improve quality of sleep, reduce stress and sharpen mental acuity. Visit your nearest public library to start your reading journey.

Videos

Videos curated to help you find a sense of calm.

YOGA WITH ADRIENE

On her YouTube channel, Adriene offers yoga videos that are great for beginners and experts alike. Watch here.

CALM ON YOUTUBE

In addition to its popular app, meditation company Calm also publishes free videos on YouTube. Watch here.

GREAT MEDITATION

This YouTube channel offers a range of high-quality meditation videos. Watch here.

WATERCOLORISH ON TIKTOK

Observe artist Paul Pitsker paint beautiful watercolor scenes while explaining his process. Watch here.

ASMR VIDEOS

There are many accounts across all social media platforms devoted to ASMR, or the sensory response you experience when listening to the sounds of things like crunching leaves or whispering voices, which many find soothing. Watch here.

LEARN TO CROCHET WITH BELLA COCO ON YOUTUBE

Learning a new skill that requires great focus and pulls you away from screens can be beneficial for your mental health. Watch here.

ODDLY SATISFYING ON YOUTUBE

Oddly Satisfying is one of the top YouTube channels producing relaxing and sleep-inducing content. Watch here.

Apps

Put your phone to good use with one of these centering apps.

CALM

A well-known app providing an array of meditation and sleep support videos and audio. Download here.

MOODFIT

This app allows you to keep track of your moods and provides additional mental health resources. Think of it as “fitness for your mental health.” Download here.

TALKSPACE

Online therapy that allows you to start immediately, matches you to the right counselor and allows you to message them 24/7. Download here.

SANVELLO

This app was designed to improve mental health on the user’s terms and offers support in the forms of self-care, peer support, coaching and therapy. Download here.

HAPPIFY

Features simple and effective solutions for mental health and wellbeing with an emphasis on the science of happiness. Download here.

LUMOSITY

A “brain training” app with games to exercise memory, flexibility and more. Download here.

Therapy

Find a trained healthcare professional to support your mental health.

BETTERHELP

Online therapy that matches you with a counselor. The site also offers opportunities to apply for financial aid. Learn more here.

THERAPISTS IN ATLANTA

Find a local professional to meet your needs. Learn more here.

PSYCHOLOGY TODAY

This site provides information on therapy and resources to find a therapist that’s a great fit for you. Learn more here.

EARLY SIGNS OF MENTAL HEALTH STRUGGLES

If you believe you might be suffering from mental illness, review this list of early signs of mental health struggles, then contact your healthcare provider for next steps.

RESOURCES FOR VETERANS

Solara Mental Health supports Veterans who have selflessly served our country by providing resources on how to manage and treat symptoms of PTSD. Learn more here.

SUICIDE PREVENTION FOR TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS

If you or someone you know is at risk, visit Acera Health’s comprehensive article about suicide prevention for teens and young adults, which covers recent research, treatment programs, and more. Learn more here.

Mental Health Walk

Take a guided stroll through some of Atlantic Station’s most peaceful areas.

GUIDED ROUTE

Walking outside and being in nature are great ways to clear your mind and improve your mood! If you need a break from a busy day or are simply craving some fresh air, we encourage you to embark on our curated Mental Health Walking Route.

We have carefully designed a specific walking route that will lead you through the district’s most soothing locations. As this scenic walk guides you through areas from Atlantic Green to Ellipse Pond, we hope you return from the journey feeling refreshed and inspired.

Click here to view the Route Map and Guided Instructions!

PLAYLIST

Let our “Mental Break” playlist be the soundtrack to your peaceful adventure. Listen now on Spotify or Apple Music.

Everything Else

Explore art, nature, music and more to improve your mood.

GEORGIA ART THERAPY ASSOCIATION

This organization educates the public community about the benefits of art therapy. Learn more here.

MUSIC THERAPY ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA

Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional. Learn more here.

10 BEST EASY HIKES IN ATLANTA METRO AREA

These boots were made for walking. Learn more here.

START A SELF-CARE ROUTINE YOU’LL ACTUALLY FOLLOW

Self-care is about the everyday habits that help you nurture your health and wellbeing. Learn more here.

10 THINGS YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

A handful of tips to find balance. Learn more here.

PICK UP A NEW HOBBY THAT SUPPORTS YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

The best hobbies give you something to look forward to and keep your mind active. Find a new one here.

WHY ROUTINES ARE IMPORTANT FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Routines create structure and give us a sense of accomplishment. Learn more here.

SELF CARE LUNCH BREAKS

See you never, sad desk salads! Learn more here.

BENEFITS OF COLORING FOR ADULTS

Could coloring be as good for your mental health as meditating? Learn more here.

STRESS-RELIEVING BENEFITS OF WATCHING CUTE ANIMALS

The power of fluffy friends cannot be overestimated. Learn more here.