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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Welcomes Three New Members to the Nonprofit’s Volunteer Board of Directors

October 29, 2021
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare today announced that it has welcomed three new members to the nonprofit’s Board of Directors. Wesley Poole, Dr. Stephen Gessner, and Dr. Lori Brodie will serve an initial term of three years and help drive the strategic vision of the organization.

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Understanding Mental Health Among Minority Groups and How to Build a Stronger Community

October 26, 2021
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Did you know that minoritized populations are less likely to receive diagnosis and treatment for their mental illness, have less access to and availability of mental health services, often receive poorer quality of mental health care and are underrepresented in mental health research? Shocking right? We thought so too.

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare awarded $4.7 million to expand Mental Health Services and open new location in Callahan

September 29, 2021
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare announced it was awarded $4.7 million in funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration CMHC Grant Program. The purpose of this program is to enable community mental health centers to support..

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare awarded grants to teach teen Mental Health First Aid in every Nassau County High School 10th grade classroom

September 28, 2021
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare announced it was awarded grants from Baptist Health and the Community Foundation of Northeast Florida to offer teen Mental Health First Aid at every public high school in Nassau County, FL. This project will expand the partnership..

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Suicide Prevention – Warning Signs, Statistics, Risk Factors, and How to Save a Life

September 23, 2021
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Ninety-three percent of adults surveyed in the U.S. think suicide can be prevented. This begs the question – how? In this blog post, we will talk about suicide prevention, uncover some myths and facts about suicide, take a look at local and national suicide statistics, discuss the warning signs and risk factors for suicide..

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