A.S.S.I.S.T. Information

For non-emergency assistance with information about the A.S.S.I.S.T. program, or dealing with addiction, please email Lt. Matthew Buehler

You may also reach Lt. Buehler's office: 770-794-5367

If this is a true medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.

Local Walk-In Resources

There are several local walk-in resources available to you in Cobb County, including but not limited to:

Crisis Hotlines

  • Georgia Crisis & Access Line - 1-800-715-4225
  • GA Peer2Peer Warm Line - 1-888-945-1414
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255.
  • The Crisis Text Line - Text START to 741-741 about any type of crisis 24/7.

Addiction Recovery Resources

  • Alcoholics Anonymous in Atlanta - Features a list of virtual and in-person AA meetings throughout Metro Atlanta.
  • Recovery in Georgia - Independent addiction recovery website that features treatment centers, support meetings, and prevention resources located throughout Georgia. 
  • Cobb Crisis Center - Free and sliding scale drug detox and crisis stabilization center located at 1758 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008. Their phone number is 770-429-5000.
  • Emory Healthcare Addiction Service - Provides individual therapy, psychiatric consultation, recovery guidance, support groups, and medication-assisted treatment to support individuals 14 and older that are struggling with substance abuse and mental illness. Their phone number is 404-778-5526. 
  • The Summit Wellness Group - Highly-rated Joint Commission Accredited treatment provider with multiple locations in Metro Atlanta. They also feature an extensive assortment of online recovery resources. 
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse - Helpful resource for finding treatment centers for friends or family members that are struggling with substance abuse.
  • Live Another Day – Editorially curated list of the top-rated accredited drug rehab centers in Georgia. Also features culturally competent resources to support people of color.
  • Addictions.com - provides free mental health and substance abuse resources for people at any stage of their recovery journey, including definitions of different types of treatment options and a local treatment center directory.

Overdose Prevention Resources

  • Georgia Overdose Prevention Project - An advocacy organization that provides free naloxone kits to Georgians through the mail.
  • HarmReduction.org - Features harm reduction strategies and provides information to help people identify, respond, and prevent overdoses.
  • Opioid Overdose Rescue - Outlines 3 simple steps to save a life in the event of an opioid overdose. Includes helpful reference videos.