Resources for Law Enforcement

In an emergency, follow these steps:

#1 

Call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225.

GCAL will direct you to a crisis center that has space available. Please follow their instructions.

GCAL logo

GCAL can also assist in connecting the caller to their choice of local routine service providers. Language assistance is provided to callers with limited English proficiency, as well as people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

#2

If you need directions, locate emergency crisis centers on this map. Only the Crisis Stabilization Units (CSU) and Behavioral Health Crisis Centers (BHCC) are emergency drop-off centers.

 

For assistance with a local issue:

#1

Contact the community service board that serves your area. Use the search box to filter the list by county.

#2

If further assistance is necessary, contact your nearest regional field office.

 

For concerns related to an inmate who is under court order:

... for a forensic evaluation or court-ordered for admission to the state hospital for competency restoration, please e-mail courtservices@dbhdd.ga.gov and cc: karen.bailey@dbhdd.ga.gov.

 

Process Maps and Policies

Emergency Admission Process Map

Probate Court Ordered Evaluation Process Map

Form 1013 and Form 2013 – Certificate Authorizing Transport to Emergency Receiving Facility and Report of Transportation 
(DBHDD Policy 01-110)