SPBH BLOG

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City of Fernandina Beach and Nassau County Board of County Commissioners declare August 31st International Overdose Awareness Day

August 30, 2021
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On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021, Amy Pipkin, Prevention Supervisor at Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare, accepted a Resolution from Fernandina Beach City Commissioners declaring August 31st as International Overdose Awareness Day.

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Presents My Ascension: A Documentary to Spread Hope and Fight Suicide

August 17, 2021
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare will host a special pre-release screening of My Ascension: A Documentary to Spread Hope and Fight Suicide, taking place at Yulee High School on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021, and featuring special guests Emma Benoit and Greg Dicharry for a live post-screening Q&A.

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One Way to Treat Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD)

August 5, 2021
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Living with major depressive disorder (MDD) affects every aspect of your life including how you feel, how you think, and how you behave. It can lead to a variety of emotional, physical, and social problems. MDD may impact your ability to do normal day-to-day activities including getting out of bed,…

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Save the Date for a Private Screening and Q&A with Suicide Survivor and Activist, Emma Benoit

July 28, 2021
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On September 23rd, 2021, Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare will host a private virtual screening of My Ascension, a documentary film and movement to spread hope and fight suicide, followed by a live Q&A with Emma Benoit and filmmaker Greg Dicharry. Tickets are free but limited seating is available. You won’t want to miss this!

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What is Case Management and how can it help me or someone I love? [Infographic]

July 26, 2021
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If you are an adult living with a diagnosed serious mental illness or a child living with a serious emotional disturbance diagnosis, we know that moving through life can be challenging. Our Case Management program is designed to give you the tools you need to effectively manage your own life. We have a team of Case Managers that are resource connectors…

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Thanks Outgoing Board Members for Years of Dedicated Service

July 22, 2021
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare wishes to express its deepest gratitude to Drue Ashwell and Thomas “Tom” McKenna for their committed leadership on the Board of Directors. Both members joined in March 2012 and served over 9 years to elevate the mission and vision of the agency, reduce stigma surrounding mental health…

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Pride Month in Rural Communities: How to Celebrate and find Resources and Support

June 29, 2021
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Every year, the month of June is celebrated nationally as Pride Month. For those living in rural communities, celebrating *LGBTQIA+ Pride Month can be a bit of a challenge as the larger events are normally reserved for cities like Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and New York. In this post, we’ll describe Pride Month, share some ways to get involved…

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare’s Project T.A.L.K.S. receives full support and funding in the Florida Leads Budget

June 21, 2021
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare announced that their very own Project T.A.L.K.S. was fully funded at $400,000 in the Florida Leads Budget. Project T.A.L.K.S. will support their previously awarded Florida Blue Talkable Communities grant and leverage the power of 5 major behavioral health providers across 6 counties…

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How to Volunteer at Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare

June 8, 2021
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Many people look for purpose or mission-driven activities to do in their spare time. For some, volunteering is an opportunity to give something back to their community and to make a difference to the people in their neighborhoods. For others, volunteering may be an opportunity to build new skills, share experiences or knowledge, or, simply, an activity to build relationships

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