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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Awarded $4 million to Create Nassau County’s First CCBHC

September 28, 2022
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare announced it was awarded $4 million in funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The purpose of this funding is to help to transform community behavioral health systems and provide comprehensive, coordinated health care by establishing a new CCBHC (Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics) clinic in Fernandina Beach.

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Presents The Glow Up: A Walk to Shine a Light on Recovery from Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

August 24, 2022
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare’s inaugural Glow Up event will be held on Saturday, September 24th, 2022, in Central Park (1200 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034). This free event will feature a live band, live entertainment, 30+ vendors, food trucks, speakers, and culminate in an evening 5k walk in solidarity..

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

August 24, 2022
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On, August 17, 2022, CARF International announced that Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare has been accredited for a period of three years for its Mental Health Case Management/Services Coordination (Adults and Children), its Mental Health Adult Day Treatment, its Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders/Addictions Outpatient Treatment (Adults and children), and its Substance Use Disorders/Addictions..

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Selects Owl to Support Clinical Decision-Making and Expand Capacity for Services

July 14, 2022
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Owl, a behavioral health technology company, today announced that Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare, an innovative community behavioral health center serving Nassau County and Northeast Florida, has selected Owl as its measurement-based care platform to give clinicians evidence-based tools that improve patient engagement and clinical outcomes.

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Presents a Community Conversation Event with Foar From Home

July 12, 2022
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare will host a Community Conversation event with Foar From Home at the Hilliard Drop-In Center (371015 Eastwood Road, Hilliard, FL, 32046) on Thursday, July 28th, 2022, from 6-8:30 PM. At the event, you will have the opportunity to meet the Foar From Home Team and learn about what they are doing to end veteran suicide.

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Local Behavioral Healthcare Provider Elected to the National Council for Mental Wellbeing’s Board of Directors

June 22, 2022
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On Tuesday, June 14th, 2022, Dr. Laureen Pagel, CEO of Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare, prevailed in her campaign and was elected as the Region IV (Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee) Director on the National Council for Mental Wellbeing Board of Directors.

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Makes It Easier to Find Local Resources

May 24, 2022
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare just launched a new community resources webpage which allows individuals to search for social care based on zip code. Through their partnership with Findhelp, the organization has inserted a search box on their website which allows local residents..

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare and Barnabas Host Community Health Fair

May 5, 2022
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare and Barnabas will host a ‘Spring into Health’ Health Fair on Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 10AM – 2PM. The health fair will be in the adjoining parking lots of Starting Point and Barnabas’ Yulee New to You Resale Store located at 463142 SR 200, Yulee, FL, 32097.

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Unveils Anniversary Logo to Celebrate 30 Years of Service in Nassau County

April 1, 2022
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare today announced that Saturday, April 2nd, 2022, is the organization’s thirty-year anniversary of service in Nassau County, Florida. The nonprofit behavioral healthcare organization originally opened..

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