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Mental Wellness: Resources to Help You Thrive

May 5, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and our team at United Way of Northeast Florida and mental-health expert Dr. Kal Kseib, consultant for Baptist Health, would like to help mark this important awareness effort with a list of accessible resources available all year long. The resources below can help you deal with a wide array of mental wellness challenges, from emotional crises to everyday stressors. Please view the resources below, and remember, if you are having suicidal thoughts, please reach out immediately. Dial 2-1-1 or 904-632-0600 to be connected to our suicide prevention and intervention specialists now.

 

IMMEDIATE HELP

United Way 211: Dial 2-1-1 or 904-632-0600 on your landline or cell phone. You can also text HELP to 904211, or visit unitedwaynefl.org/get-help.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line: Free confidential crisis intervention via SMS message 24/7. Text HOME to 741741, 85258 or 686868.

Samaritans Helpline: Call or text 877-870-4673; available 24/7; services are free, confidential and anonymous.

National Alliance on Mental Illness: nami.org

 

LOCAL COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESOURCES

AL-ANON/ALATEEN 904-350-0600
WCH/Baptist Behavioral Care Management Crisis Line 904-202-7900
WCH/Baptist Behavioral Health Appointment Line 904-376-3800
Bullying Hotline Duval County Schools 904-390-2255
Child Guidance Center 904-448-4700
Child Abuse Hotline 800-962-2873
Clay County Behavioral Health 904-291-5561
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida 904-407-7001
FL Dept. of Health Center for Women and Children 904-253-1420
Gateway Community Services 904-387-4661
Hope Haven 904-346-5100
Hubbard House 24 hour hotline 904-354-3114
JASMYN 904-389-3857
JFCS (counseling provided on sliding scale) 904-394-5706
Mental Health Resource Center 904-642-9100
Nemours Children’s Clinic 904-697-3785
Northwest Behavioral Health 904-781-0600
 United Way 211 904-632-0600 or Dial 2-1-1
Full Service Schools 904-390-2131
Youth Crisis Center 904-720-0002 Option #1
WCH Partial Hospitalization Program 904-202-0400
Women’s Center of JAX: Rape Counseling (men/women/girls/boys) 904-722-3000
Recovery School 904-864-6463
River Point Behavioral Health 904-724-9202
Sulzbacher Center 904-359-0457

 

 

Please note: if you have any questions on the programmatic resources below, we recommend you consult your primary care physician and/or therapist.

 

STRESS AND ANXIETY MANAGEMENT


Breathing techniques

 

Apps

  • Calm: Mindfulness and relaxation
  • 10% happier: Mood/anxiety
  • Insight timer: Mood/anxiety/mindfulness
  • What’s up?: Cognitive behavioral therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy techniques for mood/anxiety
  • Breath: Relaxation exercises
  • Breathe for Kids: Relaxation exercises for kids
  • Lifeline for Moms: Perinatal application for expecting moms or mom
  • Moodkit: Cognitive behavioral therapy for mood/anxiety
  • Smiling Mind: Mindfulness/relaxation app
  • Slumber: Help with sleep
  • Headspace: Meditation
  • Happify: Mood/anxiety
  • Vent: Social diary
  • Calm harm: Anti-self-harm exercises
  • Sanvello: Managing stress and anxiety
  • Therachat: Journaling and mindfulness
  • Moodpath: Cognitive behavioral therapy-based exercises
  • Talklife: Depression and anxiety chat support. Non-licensed based.
  • Mood Mission: tracking and improving mood, interactive exercises
  • Moodfit: Tracking and improving mood, interactive exercises
  • 7 cups: Anxiety and stress chat by trained volunteers

 

ONLINE PSYCHOLOGY

 

ONLINE PSYCHIATRY

 

LICENSED-THERAPIST-BASED

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE SUPPORT

 

If you have any questions on the programmatic resources above, we recommend you consult your primary care physician and/or therapist. We wish you and yours good mental wellness. If you are interested in learning how you can support or get involved with United Way’s mental health work, please email mail@nulluwnefl.org.