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What is Domestic Violence and How to Get Help in Nassau County, Florida

November 22, 2021
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If you or someone you care about is a domestic violence survivor, then you need to know that there are resources to help right here in Nassau County, Florida. In this post, we’ll take a close look at domestic violence to try to better understand its dynamics, and then share some detailed information on programs and services that are at your disposal.

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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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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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Care Coordination: What is it? Who qualifies? [Infographic]

March 16, 2021
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At Starting Point we know that spending time in high levels of care (like jail or prison, state mental health treatment facilities, crisis stabilization units, detox, and emergency rooms) has its own set of challenges. We also know that it is no walk in the park to transition from those…

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Domestic Violence & Substance Use

October 9, 2020
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so we want to address this important issue in some of our blog posts. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, about 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience intimate partner violence in their lifetimes. The Office of Juvenile Justice and…

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Say This, Not That, About Recovery

September 15, 2020
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Recovery Supportive Language The word “stigma” is defined as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.” People with substance use disorder often deal with stigma due to misunderstandings of what causes substance use disorder; many people think it’s related to the morals or will-power of…

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