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Mental health resources in Southwest Florida

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If you are struggling or if you know a loved one is struggling, there is help and you are not alone. There is free and immediate support 24/7. Here is a list of important resources:

In case of emergency

If you or a loved one is in immediate danger, call 911. It is important to notify the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency and to ask for an officer trained in it. crisis intervention or trained to assist people experiencing a mental emergency.


National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

If you or someone you know is in crisis — whether or not they’re considering suicide — please call the Toll Free Hotline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a counselor who can help. 24/7 crisis training.

Crisis text line – Compose NAMI message to 741-741

Connect with a trained crisis counselor to get free 24/7 crisis support via text message.

National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)

Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or looking for resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area to provide access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online hotline. Free help, 24/7.


Below are resources for mental health information for Southwest Floridians at the national and local level.

David Lawrence Center (Collier County)
(239)455-8500
davidlawrencecenter.org

SalusCare (Lee County)
(239)275-4242
saluscareflorida.org

(NAMI) National Alliance on Mental Illness, Collier Hạt County
namiollier.org

(NAMI) National Alliance on Mental Illness, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry counties
namilee.org

The National Coalition for Care offers a free handbook
Circle of Care: A Guide for Mental Health Caregivers

Collier . County Mental Health Court
ca.cjis20.org/home/collier

Lee County Mental Health Court
ca.cjis20.org/home/lee

Coalition for Bipolar and Depression Support
convio.net

Local support group: Anxiety and Depression Association of America
adaa.org

US Department of Health and Human Services (Mental Health and Addiction Insurance Help)
hhs.gov

Local Veteran Resource: Home Base SWFL
homebase.org

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