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Mental Health Treatment and Substance Abuse Recovery Services


Life leads us down many roads. Sometimes the paths we travel can be hard to handle alone. That’s why Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare helps children, teens and adults coping with substance use disorder or mental health treatment every day. From mental health counseling to treatment for addiction and more, Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia residents are finding help and hope at Starting Point.

Learn more about Our Services.

Starting Point Encourages Telehealth Online Appointments

During this uncertain time, we want to assure you that Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare is dedicated to providing our services to those who need them, including Emergency Assistance. We are focused on helping you through this stressful period by providing information and access to our staff with online appointments.
Beginning immediately, Starting Point is encouraging the use of Telehealth for our clients. This includes all medication management, individual, and group therapy services.All current patients are being contacted by their therapist, case manager, or support staff member to begin using Zoom for future appointments. If you are not familiar with how to use Zoom, someone on our staff can help you. You also can call into the session with your own secure meeting ID#.
If you have a scheduled appointment and have not heard from us, please call 904.225.8280 to speak with a registration clerk.
We have 2 client telehealth offices available on site for those who do not have access to a computer or smartphone. We continue to offer Open Access for new patients each morning on a limited basis.
Please note that all visitors to the office will be screened for COVID-19 before entering.
As always, 24/7 Crisis Assistance is available by calling 904.225.8280.
Starting Point is committed to helping our community through this difficult time.
Here are some tips from the CDC to help manage stress and anxiety:
or you can visit our special section on COVID-19.

Coping With The Mental Health Effects of COVID-19

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The outbreak of the Coronavirus has caused a lot of anxiety and stress for everyone. Those with existing mental health concerns may experience greater difficulties. Starting Point has prepared information and resources you can use to get the latest information on COVID-19 and learn how to manage anxiety and stress during social isolation and quarantine. You can find our special section here.




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Download Our 2018 - 2019 Annual Report


Our 2018 - 2019 annual report is now available for download. To request a copy of the report, please Email

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