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Starting Point Now Offers Eligible Employees Up To $100,000 of Student Loan Forgiveness

April 5, 2021
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Yulee, FL: Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare is now an approved site through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and able to offer all eligible employees up to $100,000 of student loan forgiveness. The NHSC’s mission is to build healthy communities by supporting qualified health care providers dedicated to working in areas of the United States with limited access to care.

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Laureen Pagel, CEO at Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare, accepting award from the Plantation Ladies Association of Amelia Island Community Outreach Chair, Peg Kolasa, and President, Lynne Pelletiere

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Honored at Plantation Ladies’ March Luncheon

March 19, 2021
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Yulee, FL: On March 9th, the Plantation Ladies Association of Amelia Island honored Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare as their designated March Charity with an award in the amount of $1,250. The beneficiary of this award is selected by the Plantation Ladies and identified as a well-deserving nonprofit organization that is making an impact in Nassau County, FL.

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Family Support Group to Aid Those Who Have Lost a Loved One to Suicide or Overdose

February 11, 2021
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Two locations in Nassau County Each Month Yulee, FL — Losing a family member to suicide or overdose is a crushing experience for everyone involved. The pain, shame and guilt can be overwhelming, yet survivors often feel as if there is no one to talk to who will understand.  A new Family…

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Next Virtual Group To Discuss Body Image, Diet Culture, and Mental Health

February 11, 2021
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Being Well Scheduled for Noon on February 25 Yulee, FL — Keto, Paleo, Low Fat, Low Carb – it seems there is no end to the number of ways we are told to eat to stay fit and healthy. But a constant focus on how our bodies look and what we are…

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Starting Point Is One of Only 20 Selected for A National Project on Trauma, Racism, and Resilience-Oriented Care

October 21, 2020
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The Only Provider in Florida Chosen  Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare (SPBH) is one of only 20 providers nationally  – and the only one in Florida – chosen to participate in the Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Equity Call to Action Community of Practice, sponsored by the National Council for Behavioral Health. This project…

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Floridians Prioritize Use of Telehealth for Behavioral Health Support During COVID-19 Crisis

May 11, 2020
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Tallahassee, Fla.— The past few months have brought unprecedented challenges and changes in response to the novel coronavirus, but in this time of uncertainty, Florida Behavioral Health Association (FBHA) notes a powerful behavior shift among its  provider members – a dramatic uptick in telehealth visits with patients, cementing remote services…

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