Starting Point Launches New Virtual Discussion Groups The coronavirus epidemic has brought more than homeschooling and face masks into our lives; it has created stress for many people. Added stress, feelings of frustration and even anger are affecting the mental health of some people. It can be difficult to find the right person to talk…

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Starting Point is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in multiple ways, including providing telehealth appointments for those who need help with mental illness, a mental health crisis, or overuse of substances. To help fund these outreach programs for our community, Starting Point is joining the Giving Tuesday Now initiative and asking community members to support…

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April 17, 2020, Yulee, FL — While we are all keeping our physical distance, wearing protecting gear, and taking extra precautions to avoid the Coronavirus, many of us still need to go to the grocery store. That is why Starting Point is honored that the Winn-Dixie store in Yulee has chosen it to benefit from…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, social distancing is quickly turning into physical distancing and even quarantines, meaning individuals and families are at home and unable to go out. Some people must quarantine themselves from even their own families. As days turn into weeks, this can become not just stressful but harmful to their mental health.…

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This article appeared in NCFL on March 27, 2020. See the original article here. As the coronavirus heightens levels of stress, anxiety and concern for public safety through social distancing, Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare has launched a telehealth program to provide mental health and substance abuse recovery services by smartphone, tablet or computer. The agency…

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To provide for the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and attendees, the March 28 class has been canceled. New classes will be scheduled as soon as the situation permits. For more information or to register for a future class, visit MHFANassau.com, call Katrina Robinson-Wheeler at 904.415.9350, or Email MHFA@spbh.org. 

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Yulee, FL, – Registration is now open for the Adult Mental Health First Aid class scheduled Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The classes are free and open to the public, but registration is required. The 8-hour classes take place at the main campus of Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare at 463142…

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Anxiety is a common issue for both men and women of all ages.  In men, however, it’s less likely to be recognized. One reason for this is that men are typically raised to be strong and self-reliant. Feelings of insecurity, fear, or anxiety are often repressed. Thus, men may have trouble admitting to themselves as well…

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