Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD):
CHADD is a national nonproﬁt organization that improves the lives of people affected by ADHD through education, advocacy, and support. CHADD implements programs and services in response to the needs of adults and families affected by ADHD through parent training, advocacy efforts, teacher trainings, educational initiatives and workshops. You can visit their website to learn more about student and parent advocacy and disability rights and their parent—to parent and teacher training programs. Below is a local chapter:
Atlanta CHADD Chapter:
Satellite Coordinator: Joan K. Teach
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/chadd.org
This chapter hosts parent support meetings every second Tuesday of each month.
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Address: Briarcliff United Methodist Church
4105 Briarcliff Rd. Atlanta, GA 303345
Autism Society of Georgia (ASG):
An afﬁliate of the Autism Society of America, the Autism Society of Georgia is a non-proﬁt community based organization. ASG focuses on providing information and referral services for individuals with autism and their families.
Contact: 8343 Roswell Rd, #339
Atlanta, GA 30350
Toll Free: 1-844-404-ASGa (2 742)
The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
The National Federation is a national family-run organization, focused on issues related to children and youth who have emotional and behavioral health needs and their families. The local chapter can provide assistance and information on support groups, parent trainings and services close to you.
Georgia Parent Support Network, Inc. (GPSN):
Similar to the work you are interested in carrying forward, GPSN is a family-run non-proﬁt organization that believes that families are key to systems change. GPSN provides support, education, and advocacy for children and youth with mental illness, emotional disturbances, and behavioral differences and their families. Below are the contact details for GPSN:
1381 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30310
Georgia Parent Information and Training Center:
These are Centers funded by the Federal Department of Education in each state to help parents who have children with disabilities get what their children need in the education system. Parent to Parent of Georgia offers a variety of services to Georgia families impacted by disabilities or special healthcare needs.
Parent to Parent of Georgia, Inc.
3070 Presidential Parkway, Suite 130
Atlanta, GA 30340
Phone: (800) 229-2038 |(770) 451-5484
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization. NAMI provides advocacy services, peer support and family support. Local area NAMI groups provide free education, advocacy and family support group programs. The NAMI ofﬁce closest to your address is:
3180 Presidential Drive – Suite A
Atlanta, GA 30340
Phone: (770) 234-0855 Fax: (770) 234-0237
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
NAMI hosts family support groups which are free, conﬁdential and safe. The groups include families helping other families who live with mental health challenges by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned group knowledge.
Meeting timings: Monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from 6-7:30 pm
You may contact Delora Quaterman (President) to ﬁnd out more.
Telephone: (404) 934-2873