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The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network has been privileged to work with countless peers, organizations, and communities over the years, on a variety of projects and initiatives. Our partners listed below are those with whom we work the most to serve our peers in Georgia's behavioral health community. 


The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides treatment and support services to people with mental health challenges and substance use disorders, and assists individuals who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Georgia Council on Substance Abuse is a Georgia non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the impact of recovery in Georgia's communities through education, advocacy and training. The Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist Training (Certified Peer Specialist -- Addictive Disease) complements the Certified Peer Specialist Training provided by GMHCN. The two organizations work in tandem across the state to advance behavioral health recovery for all Georgians.

The Appalachian Consulting Group, based in Cleveland, Georgia, trains and consults in health and behavioral health to promote a national workforce of peer specialists who call forth the potential within each individual to self-manage a healthy life with meaning and purpose.

Our Partners

Georgia Parent Support Network, Inc. (GPSN) is dedicated to providing support, education, and advocacy for children and their families with mental illness, emotional disturbances, and behavioral differences. Since its founding, GMHCN has worked with GPSN on many projects that have improved and continue to improve the lives of Georgians. 

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