Counseling Resources

Gordon State College does not endorse or support any of the following resources.  They are simply provided as a resource for our students, staff and faculty.

24/7 Support Line

A mental health support line for in-the-moment support and linkages to no cost Telehealth and in-person treatment sessions provided by a diverse network of licensed mental health clinicians.  Personal Student Navigators are available to assist with referral coordination and support regardless of time of day or your location. Call anytime, anyplace, at 833-855-0079.


National Suicide Prevention Line 1-888-273-TALK (8255)

When you call this number you will be connected with a trained counselor in a crisis center in your area, anytime, 24/7.

Georgia Crisis and Access Line 1-800-715-4225

Clinicians are available anytime day or night to assist people in mental health, addiction, and behavioral healthcare crisis in the state of Georgia.

If you are a concerned student, parent, or campus professional looking for resource information on how to recognize and address emotional health issues and prevent suicide, all of this information is available at The Jed Foundation was founded in 2000 by Donna and Phil Satow after they lost their son Jed to suicide.

Sexual Assault/Rape:

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474 Text "loveis" to 22522 Peer advocates are available to talk via phone, text, or online chat 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233). Highly trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially to anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources/information, or questioning potentially unhealthy aspects of their relationships.

RAINN Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network 1-800-656-HOPE
When you call this hotline you'll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option to enter the zip code of their current location to more accurately locate the nearest sexual assault service provider.

Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center - 24 hour crisis line 770-477-2177 SCSA-CAC offers a variety of services including a 24 hour crisis line, forensic medical services, medical and legal accompaniment, counseling, and education. They offer support for anyone who has been raped, sexually assaulted, sexually harassed or sexually abused recently or in the past. They also provide support to victims of child abuse and their non-offending caregivers.

Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

McIntosh Trail Community Service Board Substance abuse treatment available to adults and adolescents. Call the Care Connection at 770.358.5252 to be linked to the center most convenient to your needs.

Ridgeview Institute

Call (770) 434-4567 (800) 329-9775 Ridgeview institute is a private, not for profit provider that offers addiction treatments for both young adults and adults, including detoxification.

Rivers Edge Behavioral Health Center Offers outpatient services including crisis services, assessment, individual counseling, group counseling, and family counseling.

Talbot Recovery - Locations in Atlanta, Dunwoody, and Columbus Offers short and long term treatment for alcoholism, chemical dependency, and dual diagnosis/addiction for both young adults and adults. Personalized monitoring and aftercare plans.

Drug Rehabilitation Locator, website that assists in locating substance abuse treatment centers. Search by city and state or type of facility seeking (i.e. detox, teen, dual diagnosis). This website is simply a resource to assist in locating possible rehabilitation facilities. Choosing a facility is a personal decision made by the patient and/or his/her family. 

Drug Addiction

Drug rehabilitation facilities near Barnesville, GA



Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to work to solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

Information and Referral Helpline 1-800-931-2237

Domestic Violence

Haven House

24 hour crisis line 770-954-9229

Ahimasa House

Christian Women's Center

Promise Place
24 hour crisis line: 770-460-1604

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474

Love Is Louder

No More: Together We Can End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault