• Mental Health/Behavioral

    Please contact your insurance provider FIRST to determine where they have authorized access for mental health services. Please confirm, either while making an appointment or prior to going to an appointment, if your insurance provider is accepted. In addition, your insurance provider may have referrals to specific therapists who specialize in children and adolescent issues. 


    Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL)
    ​Callers have access to a clinician who will triage the crisis over the phone.
    If unable to de-escalate over the phone; a DD and Mental Health team goes to location of crisis.
    Staff able to 10-13 (involuntary transport) or go with the family to the hospital with their assessment information.
    Laurelwood Hospital
    200 Wisteria Drive Gainesville, GA 30501
    Age Range: 12-18
    Insurance: Free assessments, accepts most major insurance with the exception of Cigna and Tri-Care
    Inpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization
    Peachford Hospital
    2151 Peachford Road Atlanta, GA 30339
    Age Range: 4-18.
    Insurance: Free assessments, accepts most major insurance and CMOs.
    Inpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, parenting classes. 
    Ridgeview Institute
    3995 South Cobb Drive Smyrna, GA 30080
    Age Range: 11-17.
    Insurance: Accepts most major insurance and CMOs.
    Inpatient, stabilization, DBT.

    Riverwoods Hospital
    223 Medical Center Drive Riverdale, GA 30274
    Age Range: 9-17.
    Insurance: Accepts most major insurance and CMOs.
    Inpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization. 

    Summit Ridge Hospital
    250 Scenic Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    Age Range: 13+.
    Insurance: Free assessments, Accepts most insurances, with the exception disability Medicaid (SSI).
    Inpatient, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization. 

    View Point Health Crisis Stabilization Unit
    2591 Candler Road Decatur, GA 30032
    Age Range: 14-17.
    Insurance: CMOs (Amerigroup, Peachstate, Wellcare), and uninsured; Bed purchase for SSI Medicaid, when other Medicaid facilities are full or deny.
    Treatment Agencies
    Catholic Charities Counseling Offices/Atlanta*
    (404) 920-7745 (English and Espanol)
    Services offered on a sliding-fee scale. Check website or call for more details.
    Services offers individual, couples, family, children, and adolescent counseling/therapy provided by highly qualified, professional therapists., marital and family conflict, adolescent issues, depression, anxiety & stress, support with addictions, grief & loss, challenging life transitions, anger management and impulse control, relapse prevention, school conflicts and behavior problems, sibling rivalry, parent-child relationships, domestic violence and trauma care, Play Therapy.
    CETPA, Inc.*
    770-662-0249 (Admin/Treatment)
    678-646-5959 (Prevention Building
    Behavioral Health Services (including Evaluations/Assessment, Individual/Group Therapy, Nursing Services, Medication Management and more) and Substance Abuse Prevention.
    Provides services in English and Spanish for Spanish speaking consumers or bilingual consumers who, to avoid misunderstanding, prefer to communicate in Spanish.
    Sliding Fee Scale—Check website or call for more information. 

    Families First*
    404-853-2844 (for appointments)

    404-541-3040 (Gwinnett Office)
    Hours: Wednesday 11:30PM – 7:30PM, Thursday 9:00AM – 5:30PM, Friday 9:00AM – 5:00PM.
    Services offered on a sliding-fee scale—Proof of Income needed.
    Provides Individual, Family, Marriage and Group Counseling.
    Check website or call for more details. 

    ViewPoint Health
    678-209-2411 (M-F 8:30am-5pm)

    1-800-715-4225 (after hours)
    Check website or call for more details. 
    Mental health services serving Adults and youth that may benefit from integrated physical and mental health services.  Services for youth may include health screenings and ongoing care, as well as, individual, group or family counseling. Provides limited pharmacy services at some sites. View Point Health fees are established by the State of Georgia on a sliding scale based on family size and amount of income.

    Emergency services 24-Hour Access to Care by calling View Point Health. Since emergencies can occur anytime, a mental health professional with psychiatric backup is always available by calling 678-209-2411
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
    GCPS does not endorse or recommend any of the above agencies, as this list is for informational use only. Any fees incurred are the responsibility of the parent and/or student. This is not a complete list of resources for counselors or counseling assistance in Gwinnett or the Metro Atlanta Area. Please check with your insurance provider for referrals as well as with other sources of information for additional resources.

    Teen Mental Health Resources
    Trevor Text 
    1-866-488-7386 A service provided by The Trevor Project that aims to help LGBTQ youth who may be struggling with a mental health crisis. Text START to 678-678 anytime to be connected with a counselor.
    A non-profit outreach initiative focused on supporting those who self-injure.
    Tips to Help Teens Cope During COVID-19
    Breaking the Silence
    A part of the Project Safe organization, (706) 765-8019 is a text line that is aimed at helping teens recognize and safely exit unhealthy relationships.

  • Anxiety

    Anxiety- What is Normal?

    Tips for Parents

  • Kate's Club

    Kate's Club empowers children facing life after the death of a parent or sibling. They create healing communities through recreational and therapeutic group programs, education, and advocacy. Kate’s Club provides children with an open and supportive network of peers and mentors who share a profound experience of loss. Kate's Club is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Kate's Club Connects is the community outreach branch of Kate's Club. Kate's Club Connects brings bereavement support services and grief education to the Greater Atlanta community through school outreach and community partnerships. Kate's Club Connects will be at Trickum Middle School during the month of October and November. 

    For informtaion about Kate's Club and Kate's Club connects, please visit their website.

  • Tutoring

    Khan Academy

    C2 Education- Lilburn

    Mathanisum- Lilburn

    Total Learning Concepts

    The Tutoring Center- Lawrenceville

    Kuman Reading & Math Center

    Sylvan Learning Center

    Trickum Middle School does not endorse or recommend any of the below agencies/individuals, as this list is for informational use only. Any fees incurred are the responsibility of the parent and/or student. This is not a complete list of resources in Gwinnett or the Metro Atlanta Area. Please check with other sources of information for additional resources.

  • Substance Abuse Support Resources

    Alcoholics Anonymous in Georgia

    Resource for finding in-person and virtual AA meetings throughout the state.

    Recovery in Georgia

    Locally run independent addiction recovery resource to support Georgians.

    The Summit Wellness Group

    Highly-rated Georgia-based addiction and mental health provider with an extensive assortment of online recovery resources.

    SAMHSA's Treatment Locator

    Directory for finding treatment facilities confidentially and anonymously. of helpful online recovery support resources and a 24/7 helpline at 678-705-8762.

    Georgia Overdose Prevention Project

    An advocacy organization that provides free naloxone kits to Georgians through the mail.

    Opioid Overdose Rescue

    Outlines 3 simple steps to save a life in the event of an opioid overdose. Includes helpful reference videos.