Mental and Physical Health

Therapy/Support Groups:

Please visit Wellspring’s Groups page for information on all the groups offered by Wellspring Counseling Center.

Click here for a list of support groups for transgender people in Atlanta.

Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Group (Starting in September/October 2018) and a Women’s Interpersonal Therapy Group: Monica Manuel, MS, LPC – Joie De Vivre Counseling and Therapy:

When Sex Hurts:” A support group for women where you will learn about painful sex and gain skills to manage anxiety and learn ways to communicate with partners. The group is open to all adult women with a six session commitment to foster a safe and supportive environment. The group meets Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm and costs $60/group.

Atlanta Poly Meetup

Positive Impact Health Centers Therapy Groups

Parent to Parent of Georgia: We support Georgia families and individuals impacted by disabilities or special health care needs.

Counselor and Psychatrist Referrals:

Here is a List of poly, kinky, and LGBTQ+ friendly and knowledgeable therapists in the greater Atlanta area.

LGBTQ+ friendly psychiatrists 

LGBTQ Therapist Resource:an association of affirming mental health providers that seeks to improve LGBTQ access to safe, competent therapists. Use this website to search for an LGBTQ affirming therapist in your area .

Metro Atlanta Therapist’s Network

Health and Wellness:

LGBTQ+ Affirming Physician Referral List

Georgia Fresh For LessWe match SNAP/EBT dollars — dollar for dollar —at participating farmers markets. When you spend $10, you get $10 for free to spend on fresh, local fruits and vegetables. You’ll pay less for fresh and local food that is higher quality and more nutritious. Shopping at your local farmers markets or farmer puts your money back into your community.

Bluebird Botanicals offers discounts to folks who are low-income, veterans, or on long-term disability. Check out this link to read about their assistance program. They also offer 20% off of any first order of CBD oil using the code “FirstTime.”

Absolute Care – AbsoluteCARE provides comprehensive primary health care to adults. Health, wellness, holistic care and prevention are at the core of their patient‐centered approach to care. “Providing affirming trans* care for kids, teens, and adults in Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. With telemedicine video visit technology, our team of healthcare professionals based in Atlanta can provide affirming care to trans patients across the Southeast.” App-based transgender healthcare: A trans and queer-led healthcare team which believes “healthcare should be easy, convenient, and center the unique needs of the trans community.” They provide “first-in-class, evidence-based medical care” from your smartphone.

Ponce Primary Care: “LGBTQ, Transgender, and Nonbinary Patient Care: Specialized care for transgender and nonbinary patients, including hormone therapy and blockers.” They also provide comprehensive health care to adults and teenagers.

Ridgeview Hospital: 770-434-4567 (Address: 3995 Cobb Dr SE, Smyrna, GA 30080)

Trans-Affirming Electrolysis Services:

Auntie Claire’s Permanent Hair Removal

Claire is an artist, an activist, and a small business owner. She has worked tirelessly as an activist to improve the lives of her community in San Diego and starting this business in 2016 was her next step to fulfilling that goal to help others even more. She has since moved to Atlanta to build a life and a family with my friends and loved ones and is now a licensed electrologist in the state Georgia as well. Her website states: “All orientations, gender identities, and kink lifestyles: You are welcome here. You are understood here. You are embraced here.”


If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please go to, where you can search for a crisis hotline based on the country you are in.

If you are in Georgia and experiencing a mental health crisis, please either call 911  or the Georgia Crisis and Access Line at 1-800-715-4225.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

The Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN) – 1-800-656-HOPE

Ridgeview Hospital: 770-434-4567 (Address: 3995 Cobb Dr SE, Smyrna, GA 30080)

The Trevor Project: suicide prevention and general info at

Trevor Lifeline – 24/7/365 – 866.488.7386 (Available nationwide)

Trevor Text – Monday through Friday 3pm-10pm. Text “Trevor” to 1.202.304.1200 (Available nationwide) – a social networking site for LGBTQ+ youth and allies