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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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Winn-Dixie Designates Starting Point as Community Bag Beneficiary in May

April 17, 2020
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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…

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Mental Healthcare Amid Coronavirus: Starting Point Launches Telehealth Program and 24-Hour Crisis Hotlines

March 30, 2020
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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,…

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Starting Point’s Mobile Response Team Offers 24/7 Mental Health Intervention to Youths in Crisis

January 28, 2020
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Yulee, FL — Getting help during a mental health emergency is much easier now for young people in Florida, with the addition of Mobile Response Teams (MRT) that offer emergency crisis response 24/7, 365 days a year. In Nassau County, that team is part of Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare and…

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Starting Point Concludes Series on Suicide Prevention With Noted Author Dr. John Elliott

September 20, 2019
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Author of  the Autobiographical Book “The Other Side of Suicide” Yulee, FL — September 23, 2019 — Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare wraps up its series of Community Conversations on the topic of Suicide Prevention with author and speaker Dr. John Elliott. Dr. Elliott is the author of“The Other Side of…

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