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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)




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




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

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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

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Partners with the Fernandina Beach Police Department to Create the City’s First Co-Responder Unit

November 23, 2021

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare announced its partnership with the Fernandina Beach Police Department to bring the first Co-Responder unit to the city of Fernandina Beach, Florida. The Co-Responder Unit will include one Starting Point behavioral health clinician and one crisis..

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What is Domestic Violence and How to Get Help in Nassau County, Florida

November 22, 2021

If you or someone you care about is a domestic violence survivor, then you need to know that there are resources to help right here in Nassau County, Florida. In this post, we’ll take a close look at domestic violence to try to better understand its dynamics, and then share some detailed information on programs and services that are at your disposal.

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Launches Marketplace Navigator Program to Assist Uninsured Individuals Find Affordable Healthcare Coverage

November 17, 2021

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare today announced the launch of its Marketplace Navigator Program. This program is a free service to assist uninsured individuals obtain affordable and comprehensive healthcare coverage on the ACA Marketplace.

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How to Cope with Stress

November 1, 2021

Stress is a part of everyday living. Everyone experiences it in their professional and personal life. Oftentimes, stress is a product of the situation we are in or the world around us. Stress can also be a result of procrastinating or taking on too much responsibility. Whatever the cause of stress, one thing is for sure – it will always exist. In this blog post, we’ll define stress, discuss the signs of stress including how your body may react..

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