The National Council of the Aging: An advocacy group that works to promote dignity, self-determination, well-being, and contributions of older persons. 409 Third Street S.W., Suite 200 Washington, D.C. 20024 Phone: 202-479-1200 Fax: 202-479-0735
Georgia Advocacy Office: An organization dedicated to working with, advocating for, and securing the protection of vulnerable individuals in Georgia who are labeled as disabled or mentally ill. 100 Crescent Centre Pkwy., Suite 520 Tucker, GA 30084 Phone: 404-885-1234
Advantage Behavioral Health Systems: A community mental health center serving a 10-county area. It provides treatment, counseling, supportive services for community living, activity groups, and other services for people whose health affects their behavior, such as people suffering from mental illness or people battling alcohol or drug addiction. 250 North Ave. Athens, GA 30601 Phone: 706-542-8656
Community Connection: Operates a referral service for a wide array of community resources in the Athens area, such as social services, legal services, volunteer opportunities, etc. 850 College Station Rd. Athens, GA 30605 Phone: 706-353-1313
Psych Laws: A website concerning mental health issues. Sponsored by Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, it has up-to-date mental health information, including Georgia statutes dealing with mental health.