Adult Services (3)

ADULT

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We offer a range of programs, treatment services, and treatment groups to adults with mental health and/or substance use disorders.

Child & Adolescent Services (3)

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We offer programs, treatment services, and treatment groups for individuals 17 and younger that struggle with mental health or substance use disorders.

Community Outreach & Education Services

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We provide four community-based programs as part of our mission to promote emotional wellness through community education & awareness.

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EMERGENCY

SERVICES

 

We provide 24/7 emergency screening, crisis stabilization, and referral to other services for anyone experiencing a behavioral health emergency.

Our Mission

To promote emotional wellness through psychiatric, mental health and substance use disorder treatment services and community education and awareness.

Get Certified in M.H.F.A.

Certification course teaching community members to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

Attend a Virtual Discussion

Monthly virtual support meetings welcoming NE FL community members to discuss the effects of mental health and substance use issues.

Join a Support Group

Monthly support groups for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide or overdose. Hosted in Fernandina Beach, FL, and Hilliard, FL.

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Latest news at Starting Point

Mental Health Wrist Band Challenge

How to Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month (In May and Year-Round)

May 13, 2021

Every year, the month of May is celebrated nationally as Mental Health Awareness Month. Here at Starting Point, every single day, we work hard to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and educate Nassau County and Northeast Florida residents about mental health. In this post, we will describe mental health and mental health awareness, share a few…

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Launches Volunteer ‘Ambassador Program’

April 30, 2021

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare announced the launch of their Ambassador Program, a volunteer program that advocates to reduce stigma related to mental health and substance use disorders. The Ambassador Program is Starting Point’s first opportunity to engage Nassau County residents as volunteers or ‘behavioral health advocates.’

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Starting Point Welcomes Three New Members to the Board of Directors

April 30, 2021

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare today announced that Elizabeth Chance, Gregory Foster, and Marsha Proctor Killen have joined the agency’s Board of Directors effective April 20th, 2021. Each Director will serve an initial term of three years. The Board of Directors oversees the nonprofit organization’s services while guiding the strategic vision of the agency.

Starting Point's Mobile Response Team

How to Get 24/7 Emergency Assistance During a Crisis

April 15, 2021

Mental health and substance use emergencies happen around the clock. Oftentimes, when individuals experience a behavioral health emergency, they turn to law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, and inpatient treatment for help. While it is always important to involve law enforcement when you or someone you know is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, Starting Point’s Mobile Response Team (MRT)…

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