Personal Counseling Services:
Virtual Resources

Here is a list of online information and agencies to help you cope with common issues.

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

• DUI Evaluations: Atlanta Area Psychological Associates or call (770) 953-6401)
• College Drinking Prevention
• Alcoholics Anonymous
• Crystal Meth Anonymous
• Marijuana Anonymous
• Narcotics Anonymous
• Substance Abuse Treatment

Anger

• How good is your Anger Management Quiz
• Eight Simple Anger Management Tips
• Controlling Anger Before it Controls You
• Ten ways to Tame your Temper

Anxiety

• Anxiety Disorders Association of America
• Anxiety Test (Revised)
• The Anxiety Network International

Attention-Deficit Disorder

• Attention Deficit Disorder Association
• Attention Deficit Disorder Student Handbook
• ADD: Diagnosis, Coping, and Mastery
• A Resource for Women and Girls with AD/HD

Body Image

• 10 "Will=Powers" for Improving Body Image
• Body Image - Men
• Battling Our Bodies

Community Service Boards

• Clayton County Community Service Board (770) 478-1099
• Cobb/Douglas County Community Service Board (770) 422-0202
• DeKalb County Community Service Board Central Access (404) 892-4646
• Gwinnett County Community Service Board (770) 962-5544

Cutting

• Self-Injury/Cutting: Prevention
• Understanding, Preventing, and Treating Cutting Behaviors
• Self Abuse Finally Ends 1-800-DONTCUT

Depression

• Depression Quiz:  Are you depressed?
• 10 All Natural Ways to Stop Feeling Drepressed?
• College Students and Depression
• Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Disabilities

• Help for College Students with Disabilities
• Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education
• Ten Tips for College Students with Disabilities

Divorce

• Divorce Matters: Coping with stress and change
• How to Save a Marriage from Divorce
• Local Support Groups
• Divorce Recovery Tools

Domestic Violence

• Partnership Against Domestic Violence (Programs, Education, and Advocacy)
(404) 270-9894 or (770) 963-9799
• Domestic Violence Screening
• Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (404) 209-0280 or 1-800-334-2836
• Intimate Partner Violence
• Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence
• YWCA of Greater Atlanta, Face to Face, (404) 752-6199

Eating Disorders

• Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders
• Eating Disorders Information Network
• Eating Disorders Support Groups
• Overeaters Anonymous
• National Eating Disorders Association

Family and Childhood Issues

• American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
• Family and Marriage Counseling Directory
• Family Planning and Prevention
• Georgia Parent Support Network

Gender

• Gender & Gender Identity
• Men’s Mental Health
• Transgender Issues
• Women’s Mental Health Program

Grief

• Grief Support Groups
• Healing Through Creative Grieving
• Baby Loss Comfort

HIV/ AIDS

• Coping with an HIV Diagnosis
•
VA Hospital: HIV + Veterans (404) 321-6111
• Positive Impact (Bilingual English/Spanish) (404) 523-1171, email
• AIDS Survival Project (Peer Counseling) (404) 874-7926

Homeless Shelters

• Understanding Homelessness and Ways to Help
• Ending Homelessness
• Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, 1-800-448-0636
• United Way of Atlanta, 211 Project, Call 211

Impulse Control

• Impulse Control Disorders: Causes/Treatment
• Improving your Self-Control
• Impulse Control Disorders

Medication

• Understanding your Prescribed Medication
• General Information about Psychotropic Medications
• Psychiatrist Locator in Georgia

Military Mental Health

• VA Health Care
• Homeless Veterans
• National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
• Services for those Affiliated with the Military

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

• Take an anonymous screening
• National Center for PTSD
• Recognizing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
• PTSD Symptoms

Recovery

• St. Jude's Recovery Center, Inc.
• River Edge Behavioral Health Center
• Ridgeview Institute
• Ridgeview Support Groups Calendar

Relationships

• The Healthy Relationship Quiz
• How to Improve Your Relationship
• Friendly Fighting for Couples
• Romance and Attachment Quiz

Sexual Addiction

• Sexual Recovery Institute
• Sex Addict Self-Test-Effective
• Co-dependants of Sexual Addicts

Sexual Assault

• Grady Health Center, Rape Crisis Center, (404) 616-4861
• Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center (770) 476-7407
• Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
• Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Military
• Sexual Assault Support Services

Sexual Harassment

• Sexual Harassment Law
• Get Help If You Are Being Harassed
• Facts About Sexual Harassment

Sexual Orientation

• Gay and Lesbian Atlanta Georgia Resources
• Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) (770)662-6475
• Support and Advocacy for the LGBT Community

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

• Sexual Health Tips For College Students
• AidAtlanta Test Center
• Center for Disease Control and Prevention
• Testing and Counseling

Sleep and Disorder

• Should I Take Sleeping Pills for Insomnia
• Insomnia Resources
• Sleep Apnea-Home Treatment
• Sleep Disorders and Insomnia

Stress

• Handling Test Stress
• Stress Quiz
• American Institute of Stress
• Stress Reduction Tips for College Students

Study Skills

• Effective Note Taking
• How to Retain Information
• Academic Tips
• How to Study

Suicidal Ideations

• Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
• Suicide HOPE Line 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) (Bilingual Spanish/English)
• Georgia Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Aftercare Community Information Network
• Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Test Anxiety

• Coaching Yourself Out of Test Anxiety
• Time Testing and Anxiety
• Facts About Test Anxiety
• Overcoming Test Anxiety

Time Management

• Time Management Tools
• Time Management Skills

Wellness

• Find a Therapist
• Free Clinics in Georgia
• Information and Referral Request
• Mental Health America of Georgia
• Ridgeview Support Groups Calendar
• Spiritual Care and Counseling

PSA Texting and Driving

• Texting and Driving
• Don't Text and Drive
• Georgia Law on Texting and Driving

Knowing When Your Friend Needs Help

• Be An Informed Friend
• What To Look For?
• Hotline Numbers
• Friend Being Abused