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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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SPBH Board Members Drue Ashwell and Tom McKenna

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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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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Katrina Robinson-Wheeler accepting BOCC Resolution

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners and Mayor Mike Lednovich Declare May as “Mental Health First Aid Month”

May 25, 2021
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On Monday, May 10th, 2021, Katrina Robinson-Wheeler, Community Liaison and Trainer at Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare (SPBH), accepted a Resolution from the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners declaring the month of May as Mental Health First Aid month.

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare MHFA Graduates May 2021

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare awarded Florida Blue Foundation grant focusing on healthy conversations to help families

May 18, 2021
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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare announced it was awarded a four-year Florida Blue Foundation mental well-being grant for an evidenced-based program to encourage healthy conversations and activities for children and families, leading to happier and healthier lives.

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