SPBH BLOG

My Ascension - Save the Date

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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Case Management Definition and Wheel describing what it provides

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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Pride Flag

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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Mental Health Wrist Band Challenge

How to Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month (In May and Year-Round)

May 13, 2021
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Every year, the month of May is celebrated nationally as Mental Health Awareness Month. Here at Starting Point, every single day, we work hard to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and educate Nassau County and Northeast Florida residents about mental health. In this post, we will describe mental health and mental…

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Starting Point's Mobile Response Team

How to Get 24/7 Emergency Assistance During a Crisis

April 15, 2021
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Mental health and substance use emergencies happen around the clock. Oftentimes, when individuals experience a behavioral health emergency, they turn to law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, and inpatient treatment for help. While it is always important to involve law enforcement when you or someone you know is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, Starting Point’s Mobile Response Team (MRT)…

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Painting of Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare

Starting Point Reflects on COVID-19 and Shares a Message of Hope

March 22, 2021
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It is not lost on our organization that March highlights the 1-year anniversary of the World Health Organization identifying COVID-19 as a pandemic and the Florida Governor issuing an executive order to close schools and businesses except for essential workers. At the time, we all thought this would be temporary and we would be back to ‘normal’ within a couple of months.

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