Additional Resources

Georgia Crisis & Access Line

APS Healthcare Knowledgebase

Did You Know? Facts about Substance Abuse Prevention

Georgia Parent Support Network

Georgia Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Aftercare Community Information Network

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia, Inc

Georgia Addiction Counselors Association

Georgia Council on Substance Abuse

Georgia Association of Recovery Residence

Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia

Recovery Consultants of Atlanta

Training Resources

CDC On-line Training
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers many online training courses.

Georgia Addiction Counselors Association
The Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA) is a non-profit association dedicated to high standards for professionals who provide addiction counseling. Established in 1980 to provide a statewide association of addiction counselors and other persons interested in addiction, GACA is comprised of a volunteer Board of Directors elected by its membership and a volunteer Certification Board appointed by the Directors with the sole purpose of carrying out the mission of the Association. Our express concern was, and remains, the welfare of persons who are chemically dependent or abusing.

Licensed Professional Counselors Association (LPCA)
LPCA is a dynamic, progressive organization promoting the profession and the professionalism of licensed professional counselors in Georgia. The American Mental Health Counselors Association just named our chapter as the 2008 AMHCA Outstanding Chapter.  We have a rich 20 year history of accomplishments and continue to assist those looking for a Counselor, lobby the legislature for Counselors, and provide Continuing Education for Counselors as well as Counseling Students working towards licensure.

National Association of Clinical Social Workers (Georgia Chapter)
The National Association of Social Workers is the largest organization of professional social workers with 155,000 members nationwide, over 2,700 of which are members of the Georgia Chapter.  NASW-GA promotes the image and interests of professional social workers and the people served by them.

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia, Inc.
This board was formed in 1992 to offer certification to Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors and to supervisors in alcohol and drug counseling and is based on the standards and methods offered by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, a multi-state and nation body organized to promote uniform professional standards and quality for the substance abuse counseling profession and to give the profession greater visibility in the U.S. and abroad. As a result of membership in IC&RC/AODA, our certified counselors may relocate to other states, the military services an

The Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
The Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (GAMFT) is a division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), an international professional association established more than 50 years ago. Its activities and membership are dedicated to the promotion of the profession of marriage and family therapy and the advancement of practices and principles which enhance individual and family well-being.

The National Opioid Treatment Clinicians Association (NOTCA) is the certification body associated with and established by the GMPC to review and authenticate clinical credentialing process, for opioid treatment counselors.

Other Helpful Resources

State of Georgia Directory for State Services 

Department of Community Affairs’ affordable rental housing

Georgia Coalition to End Homelessness Hotline 

United Way’s toll-free 2-1-1 information and referral service