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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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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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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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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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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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