The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities would like to express our deepest sympathies to the victims of the tragic theater shooting incident in Lafayette, Louisiana and their families.

It is important to know that help is available if you or a loved one is struggling with a mental health crisis.

If you or a loved one needs assistance dealing with a mental health crisis, call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225. You can also visit for a list of all services that are available across the state. Additional resources that offer support are also available through DBHDD’s website at