Get Help!

Whether it’s personal development or professional development there are numerous resources and a wealth of information available to you. It’s up to you to take advantage of them!


Self help is an opportunity for you to take control of your life – emotionally, intellectually and economically. Self improvement is an ongoing and continuous process that enables growth.

FACAA wants to help you access the resources you need to be psychologically healthy.

Things to remember:

  • Stay encouraged
  • Surround yourself with supportive people
  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help
  • Stay informed and learn all you can
  • Seek out ways to continually improve yourself
  • Handle your money as if you may never see it again
  • If you can’t find a job, create your own job








1. Take advantage of local resources.

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System offers reference books, internet, workshops, job listings and more. This free local resource is often overlooked and should be utilized more readily. There are 33 libraries in Fulton County. Visit this page to find one near you. 

2. Stay ahead of your mental health. 

Maintaining your emotional and mental health is important to your overall well-being. Often individuals and families struggle in despair when a mental health crisis arises. Many mental health illnesses go undetected and untreated. But there are resources available to assist you and your loved one. Helpguide is a great resource that offers lots of information on mental and emotional health, relationships and healthy living. Don’t neglect your emotional health!

 3. Keep up with what’s happening around you.

Stay up-to-date with national and international news. This is the best way for you to really understand what’s going on and how it might impact you. One popular resource is the Huffington Post. This online magazine covers news from around the world in addition to offering specific topic areas that might be of interest, such as lifestyles, women and BlackVoices. Another popular and information news source is CNN. 

 4. Poverty affects us all. 

Understanding poverty, it’s impact and how to break the cycle is everyone’s job. is a resource that can help you stay abreast of what’s going on to eliminate poverty.  You may have had a great job once…and then the recession of 2008 and since.  this has been an awful reality for millions of Americans.  but there is a way out.  Let us help you.  Register for a course in FACAA’s Academy for life.  Usually you will find that the answer is within your reach.  We want to help.