Mental Health

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, or need immediate assistance please call 911

Crisis Hotline Numbers

Georgia Crisis Line, (800)-715-4225

Atlanta Suicide Hotline, (800)-784-2433

Atlanta Mental Hotline, (800)-273-8255

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor, Free 24/7 support at your fingertips.

Therapy & Counseling

Free online therapy:

Atlanta Artist Relief Fund– After you fill out the support form, your BEAMES Advocate will give you a call to chat with you and get you connected to the resources you need.

Paid online therapy:

Better Help l Professional Counseling With A Licensed Therapist

TalkspaceOnline Therapy (app)

Get started ( (LBTQ+)

Support Groups

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Georgia – Family Support Group, Connection Recovery Support Group

Meet Up – groups in Atlanta


PLEASE NOTE: These trainings DO NOT certify or license you as a mental health professional, psychologist, counselor, social worker or drama, art, music, art or expressive arts therapist

Mental Health America of Georgia – Offers mental health and suicide prevention training

Atlanta Artist Relief Fund– mental health first aid course, mental health for creative workers, and individual consultations and training

Substance Use Treatment

Self Care

The Bridge Dance Project– Psychological Awareness for dancers

Mental Health America – Care For Yourself

Additional Resources

Article – Why We Need to Stop Idolizing Overwork

Article – How to Make More Time For Yourself, In 3 Simple Steps

Ted Talk – How to Practice Emotional First Aid

PDF Guide – 5 Levels of Self Talk

PDF Guide – Refresh from Stress

The Actors FundSocial Services and Financial Assistance – Our free and confidential social service programs are available nationally and address a wide array of challenges faced by people in performing arts and entertainment. With respect and understanding, our professional social workers offer counseling and support groups, education, emergency financial assistance and practical help. If you are in need of counseling and support because of sexual harassment, The Actors Fund provides safe and confidential help.

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