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Florida Resources

A curated list of free or low-cost resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness Florida

NAMI Florida is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. They offer education, support groups, and programming.

Florida Department of Children and Families

Mental health and substance abuse resources and information for adults and children.

USF Mental Health Resource Guide

University of South Florida’s guide to resources pertaining to mental health, addiction and substance abuse and housing.

University of Central Florida’s Community Counseling and Research Center

University of Central Florida's clinical training facility that offers free individual, couple and family counseling sessions from graduate students of the university.

Florida Mental Health Association (by region)

Florida Mental Health Association provides a wide range of information and services pertaining to mental health.

Central Florida: https://www.mhacf.org/

Southeast Florida: https://mhasefl.org/

East Central Florida: http://mhavolusia.org/

Southwest Florida: http://www.mhaswfl.org/

LifeStance Health (formerly Florida Behavioral Health)

LifeStance Health provides mental health care to Florida residents from psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced nurse practitioners, and licensed therapists.

Open Counseling Florida

Open Counseling provides a directory of Florida’s mental health clinics and access numbers by county. Providers offer publicly-funded mental health services at low or no cost.

Children’s Home Society of Florida

Children’s Home Society of Florida offers Family Support Warm Line, which is a free, confidential telehealth counseling service.

Individuals can call or text (888) 733-6303 to speak with a multilingual counselor 24 hours, 7 days a week.

211 Florida

211 is a free referral and information helpline that connects people to a wide range of health and human services including mental health, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Dial 211 from any phone.

Suicide Prevention Hotline

Call 988. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources