School Social Work Services are the link between home, school, and community. School Social Workers promote and support student academic and social success by providing specialized services that include:

  1. individual and group counseling
  2. crisis prevention and intervention
  3. home visits
  4. collaboration with community agencies and organizations

School Social Workers help students to

  1. increase academic success
  2. improve interpersonal relationships
  3. improve intrapersonal relationships
  4. build self-esteem
Mental health resources

Please contact Ms. Julie Hawkins for any question you may have regarding School Social Work services.
Lamar County Board of Education
 100 Victory Ln
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-5891

Mental Health resources

Peer2Peer Warm Line
A free service provided by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network that features 24/7 support for individuals experiencing chronic or acute behavioral health challenges - including depression, anxiety and trauma.

The Summit Wellness Group
Georgia-based addiction and mental health resource that provides support, referrals, and care to Georgia parents and teens. Their website features comprehensive guides on topics like suicide and overdose prevention.

Tips to Help Teens Cope During COVID-19
Actionable mental health tips for Teens, written by the National Council for Behavioral Health. 

Detox Local
Non-biased list of medical detox facilities in Georgia. Detox is the vital first step in medical stablization before seeking treatment.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources
Leading support 


Community Resources

Lamar County Dental Clinic
118 Academy Drive
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-7047
*Dental services are available for children 12mos-18yrs,
who are currently on Medicaid, Peach Care for Kids, or have no dental insurance*

Lamar County Community Medical Center
101 Commerce Place
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358 4408

Lamar County Counseling Center
133 Forsyth Street
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-5252

Lamar County DFCS 
122 Westgate Plaza
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-5170

Lamar County DJJ
122 Westgate Plaza
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-5808

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