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Appointments for all locations may be scheduled by phoning 706 549-7755 between hours of 9:00a.m and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Fridays. Evening hours are available.

Children & Medication
What are some concerns about my child and there medication?
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Need some information about depression? See NIMH research & facts.
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What are the signs of ADD/ADHD?
Are you concerned about your child? Get the facts on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
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Current NIMH Press Releases


University Health Center
Corner of College Station and E. Campus
Students with urgent health care problems can be seen without an appointment.
For an appointment, call (706) 542-1162.

Athens Regional Medical Center
1199 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30606
For 24-hour emergency service, call 911 or (706) 549-9977.

St. Mary’s Hospital
1230 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30606
For 24-hour emergency service, call 911 or (706) 546-0911.

Online Self Tests
Depression & Stress & Anxiety
Bipolar Screening Questionnaire
Fun Personality Tests
Amen Clinic Adult ADD Test
Anxiety and Depression Screening Questionnaire
Health Tests
Depression Inventory
Depression Questionnaire
Goldberg Depression Inventory
Emotional Intelligence Test
Mania Questionnaire
Goldberg Mania Inventory
Online Attention Deficit Disorder Test
New York University Department of Psychiatry
and Attention Deficit Disorder Center
Online Depression Screening Test
New York University Department of Psychiatry
Online Screening for Anxiety
New York University Department of Psychiatry
Online Screening for Personality Disorders
New York Department of Psychiatry
Online Sexual Disorders Screening for Men
New York University Department of Psychiatry
Online Sexual Disorders Screening for Women
New York University Department of Psychiatry
Social Anxiety Inventory
The 40 Questions for Self Diagnosis
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous


Resources on the Web

Work Stress

Do you feel stressed? The nature of work is changing at whirlwind speed. Perhaps now more than ever before, job stress poses a threat to the health of workers and, in turn, to the health of organizations.

This booklet highlights knowledge about the causes of stress at work and outlines steps that can be taken to prevent job stress.

Family Counseling Services is providing access to these web sites for informational purposes only. Please review these sites at your on risk. FCS is not endorsing any products or services that may be described or sold on these web sites.

Resource Clinic
(Note: This section is under construction)

WebMD Q & A
What should you look for in a therapist?
What kind of training do professionals have?
Do they have counseling specialties?
WEBMD: Drugs & Herbs

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association
National Institutes of Health (NIH): Consensus Statements, Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD

Aging Resouce Online
Athens Community Council on Aging

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information - An online resource to assess you drinking behavior
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Information
American Council for Drug Education
Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Drug Strategies
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Partnership for a Drug-Free America

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
Alzheimer's Association

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
NIMH Anxiety Info
Mental Health Links: Anxiety & Stress

Controlling Anger -- Before It Controls You
Teach children about anger
Helping the Child Who is Expressing Anger
Helping Young Children Deal with Anger

Autism Resources
Autism/PDD Resources
Autism Research Institute

Bipolar Disorders Information Center

Children Issues
NIMH - Children & Depression

NIMH: Children and Violence
NIMH: Treatment of Children with Mental Disorders

Children of Alcoholics
Alanon- Alateen
National Association For Children Of Alcoholics (NACoA)
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service

Relation to other Illnesses - Cancer, AIDS/HIV, Stroke, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Parkenson's

Depression Info

Drug Info
USDA Center For Drug Administration - info on prescribed medication
DRUGHELP - provides access to a comprehensive database of over 1300 treatment facilities all over the country; information on specific drugs; intervention ...
- Info on AOD for Teens and children DRUGHELP Home Page
The Antidrug - Info on AOD for Parents

MedLINE - Information about prescription drugs
RXList - Search for information about your prescription.

Eating/ Food Concerns
NIMH - Eating Disorders: Facts About Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions
Mood and Food: Escape Emotional Eating
National Eating Disorders Association

Overeaters Anonymous
Food Addicts Anonymous

Georgia Gambling Help

General Mental Health Resources
Psychiatric Times - A database of online articles related to common mental health concerns.
Center for Mental Health Services
Mental Health InfoSource
National Institute for Mental Health
— your guide to reliable health information. Healthfinder® links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,700 health-related organizations.

Grief & Loss
After a loss or tragedy: Coping with the reminders
Stress, depression and the holidays: 12 tips for coping Stress and depression can ruin your holidays. Here's how to keep the joy alive.
Suicide: Coping when a loved one takes their life Coping with anger, pain and grief after a loved one's suicide.


APSS: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy For Insomnia Reduces Overall Medical Costs

Insomnia Resources

Insomnia & other Sleep Disorder Information
National Sleep Foundation

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

OCD Info - Discusses the diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), its prevalence among both children and adults. Describes types of treatment, both pharmacotherapy and behavioral therapy. Gives sources of information for both the individual who has OCD and the family.
OC Foundation

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
National Center for PTSD

Sexual Concerns
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Sexaholics Anonymous

Self Help
Alcoholics Anonymous
Athens Mental Health Support Group
Cocaine Anonymous
Families Anonymous
Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others (JACS)
Narcotics Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous

Substance Abuse
AthensAA - Local Alcohlics Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous

Women's Health
Natoinal Women's Health Information Center

Work Related Concerns
CDC: Understanding Job Stress


NOTICE and Disclaimer: The information accessed at this site is for general educational purposes only. Online browsers should consult with licensed professionals (physicians, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, etc.) if they have questions whether they may be in need of psychological or any other form of treatment.