Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call the AA hotline or visit the website for a schedule of meetings in Barrow, Clarke, Jackson and Oconee Counties. 706-389-4164,

  • Multiple Locations


    "NAMI Connections" is a support group for adults living in recovery with mental illness. "NAMI Family Support" is for family members, friends and caregivers of individuals with mental illnesses. Multiple online groups are now available. Days, times and contact information is available at and 770-225-0804,

  • Athens, GA

    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    (Email for Location) Athens Downtown SAA offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from a compulsive sexual behavior.

  • Recovery Dharma

    (Recovery Dharma) This peer-led support group offers a Buddhist-inspired path to recovery from any addiction. Meetings are currently held through Zoom at Thursdays, 7–8 p.m. FREE! Find "Recovery Dharma Athens GA" on Facebook

  • Multiple Locations

    Al-Anon 12 Step

    Recovery for people affected by someone else's drinking. Visit the website for a calendar of electronic meetings held throughout the week.

  • Athens

    Men's Group in Athens

    Men are invited to a supportive peer group aimed to examine behaviors, feelings and beliefs. This is a safe space for men to take inventory of their life and "do their work." The group is not affiliated with a religious practice and aims to be inclusive and affirming of all backgrounds.

  • Athens, GA

    Crisis Text Line

    Anyone experiencing an emotional crisis can text GA to 741741 to speak with a trained crisis counselor. Children and teens welcome. This service is free, confidential and available 24/7.