Physical and Mental Health

If you have a med­ical emer­gency please call 911 or go to the local Emer­gency Room.

HIV/AIDS Hot­line

Phone # (Nation­al): (800) 4585231

Phone # (Atlanta area): (404) 8707700


Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol STD Hotline 

Phone # (Nation­al): (800) 2324636


Geor­gia Cri­sis and Access Line 

Phone #: (800) 7154225


Alco­holics Anony­mous Hotline 

Phone #: (404) 5253178


DeKalb Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vice Board

Loca­tion: Decatur, Cham­blee, Lithonia

Phone #: (404) 8924646

Phone # (Cri­sis Line): (404) 2940499

Notes: Help for Men­tal Health, Addic­tion, Devel­op­men­tal Dis­abil­i­ties, Inte­grat­ed Health Services 

Near­est Branch: Decatur, Toco Hill, Cham­blee, Redan-Trot­ti

Met­ro­pol­i­tan Coun­sel­ing Ser­vices

Loca­tion: 2801 Buford High­way NE Suite 470 Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone #: (404) 3211794

Notes: Pro­vides low cost, slid­ing fee psychotherapy 

Near­est Branch: Brookhaven, Cham­blee


Med­Cu­ra Health

Loca­tion: Stone Moun­tain, Decatur

Phone #: (404) 2988998

Notes: Pro­vides pri­ma­ry care, podi­a­try, behav­ioral health, den­tal, infec­tious dis­ease, gas­troen­terol­o­gy, pre­scrip­tion assis­tance on a slid­ing fee scale 

Near­est Branch: Scott Can­dler, Stone Moun­tain, Clark­ston


Mer­cy Care Atlanta

Loca­tion: 424 Decatur St. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Phone #: (678) 8438500

Notes: A fed­er­al­ly qual­i­fied health cen­ter and Atlanta’s only health­care for the home­less pro­gram (330h), Mer­cy Care accepts most insur­ance plans, Medicare and Med­ic­aid and offers a slid­ing fee scale based on house­hold income for the uninsured. 

Near­est Branch: Gre­sham, Decatur

Day League

Loca­tion: 204 Church Street Decatur, GA 30030

Phone #: (404) 3771429

Phone # (24/7 Hotline): (404) 3771428

Notes: Sex­u­al Assault Recovery 

Near­est Branch: Decatur


Geor­gia Men­tal Health Con­sumer Net­work

Loca­tion: 1990 Lake­side Park­way, Suite 100 Tuck­er, Geor­gia 30084

Phone #: (404) 6879487

Phone # (24/7 Hotline): (800) 2976146

Notes: Peer-facil­i­tat­ed recov­ery pro­gram­ming, sup­port groups, alter­na­tive treatment

Near­est Branch: Tuck­er, North­lake


Nation­al Alliance on Men­tal Ill­ness (NAMI)

Loca­tion: 4120 Pres­i­den­tial Pkwy, Suite 200 Atlanta, GA, 30340

Phone #: (770) 2340855

Phone # (Non-cri­sis Hot­line): (770) 4080625

Notes: Helpline is avail­able Mon­day, Wednes­day, and Fri­day 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Near­est Branch: Dorav­ille


Cen­ter for Pan Asian Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices Cos­mo Health Cen­ter

Loca­tion: 6185 Buford High­way, Build­ing G Nor­cross, GA 30071

Phone #: (770) 4460929

Notes: Pro­vides pri­ma­ry and pre­ven­tive care; health insur­ance enrollment

Near­est Branch: Embry Hills