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Paint22 – At #PAINT22 they host a FREE Art Class for military families. Before and after the activity they provide information for counselors and reading material about suicide prevention.
Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health- The Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health, Inc. is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to mental health-related efforts including the support of other nonprofit organizations, advocacy and education programs including participating in research, policy issues and intervention strategies.
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay- Crisis Center of Tampa Bay offers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year as the community’s gateway to help. People who are struggling with a variety of crisis situations including sexual assault or abuse, domestic violence, financial distress, substance abuse, medical emergency, suicidal thoughts and other emotional or situational problems can connect to hope and healing.
Bipolar Magazine – Online magazine about Bipolar Disorder
Schizophrenia – Online site about Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Digest – Online magazine about Schizophrenia
The Voice® Newsletter – Current newsletter for Special Needs Alliance
Jennifer Moyer’s Blog – Mental Health Advocate, author and speaker on Mental Health Issues (specializes in Postpartum Psychosis)
HealthyPlace.com – The largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. An active mental health social network for support, online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, mental health videos, a live mental health TV and radio show, unique tools like our “mood journal” and more.
Florida Borderline Personality Disorder Association – Organization formed in 2007 that is dedicated to educating all Floridians about this severe -yet highly treatable-mental illness.
Treatment Advocacy Center – The Treatment Advocacy Center is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illnesses. The Treatment Advocacy Center promotes laws, policies, and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supports the development of innovative treatments for and research into the causes of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Community Resource Guide – Help page at the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
Hillsborough County Guardianship Association – To educate Guardians and other interested persons regarding state laws, local rules and administrative orders on guardianship in the 13th Judicial Circuit. To provide a flow of information between, and participation in the FSGA and the Hillsborough County chapter. To serve as a vehicle for training and certification of guardians.
Florida HealthCare Finder – Information to help you compare hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health plans, nursing homes, and prescription drugs. The website also lists Florida health care facilities; information on health insurance; medical care resources for the uninsured; resources for seniors; and much more.
Hillsborough County Clerk of the Circuit Court Probate Court -Guardianship – Court that handles guardianship for minors and mentally ill
Housing Urban Development (HUD) – Subsidized Apartment Search
Gracepoint Mental Heath Care – Formerly Mental Health Care, Inc. (MHC)
Tampa Housing Authority – Subsidized Housing
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law -Nonprofit legal advocacy organization for people with mental illness and mental retardation. This site includes current advocacy alerts as well as a wealth of advocacy resources relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, child welfare, children’s mental health services, community services for older people and much more.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services -A federal agency that assists you in all your Medicare and Medicaid needs. Department of Children and Families – Has links and resources on a variety of topics dealing with mental health.
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health – National family-run organization dedicated exclusively to helping children with mental health needs and their families achieve a better quality of life. Federation of Families of Florida, Inc – Statewide network that provides support and information to families of children and adolescents with serious emotional, behavioral, or mental disorders.
Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) – Florida’s Premier research and training center for behavioral health services research.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Maintains a helpline for information on mental illnesses and referrals to local groups.
Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition – A coalition of Floridians for the elimination of suicide in our communities.