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.
This program from Emory Healthcare helps Veterans work through post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and more. Learn more here.
Find a community of like-minded individuals at one of these free events.
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 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
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.
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.
Put your phone to good use with one of these centering apps.
A well-known app providing an array of meditation and sleep support videos and audio. Download here.
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.
Online therapy that allows you to start immediately, matches you to the right counselor and allows you to message them 24/7. Download here.
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.
Features simple and effective solutions for mental health and wellbeing with an emphasis on the science of happiness. Download here.
A “brain training” app with games to exercise memory, flexibility and more. Download here.
Find a trained healthcare professional to support your mental health.
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.
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.
Mental Health Walk
Take a guided stroll through some of Atlantic Station’s most peaceful areas.
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.
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.