Mental Health / Stress Assistance

If you find yourself experiencing issues with your mental health, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Suicide Hotline: connected through 211 Tampa Bay Cares. Dial 211 or Text 898211

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.

Suncoast Centers has a mental health agency that is providing telehealth services at this time. Call (727) 388-1220 for more information.

Directions For Living provides mental health services for children and adults. If you are in need of any mental health services, please call (727) 524-4464Directions For Living also has an Emotional Support Line, for anyone who is having a difficult time coping or adapting during the pandemic. You can call (727) 524-4465 ext 1001. You will leave your name and number and someone will return your call within two hours. The support line is available from 8am-8pm. This line is not for resources, life-threatening emergencies, or mental health emergencies.

PEHMS Crisis Hotline – if you are experiencing a mental Health crisis, please contact (727) 541-4628.

CABHI (Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals and Families)  

This is a Pinellas County program that provides mental health and substance abuse treatment services to individuals and families who have experienced homelessness and have serious mental illness, substance abuse disorder, serious emotional disturbance, or co-occurring disorders.  

If you are in need of a referral or have questions, please contact the Client Advocate at 727-821-1200 x 126 

Helping Teens Cope with the Stress of Isolation https://possibilitiesforchange.org/how-to-help-teenscope-with-the-stress-of-isolation/  

CDC – Manage Anxiety & Stress https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managingstress-anxiety.html https://afsp.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/  

PBS-How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus : https://tinyurl.com/sctrgxe  

Mobile Crisis Unit- available for adults and children 727- 362-4424. 

Coronovirus Anxiety Workbook: https://lamistad.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/coronavirus-anxiety-workbook.pdf 

Coronavirus Coloring book: https://lamistad.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/coronavirus-coloring-book1.pdf 

Rape Crisis Hotline: If you have been sexually assaulted, please call the Sexual Assault Services Hotline at 727-530-7273 anytime 24 hours a day or RAINN, the national hotline at 1-800-656-4673.

Domestic Violence Hotline: If you are experiencing domestic violence, please call CASA (727) 895-4912 or TTY: (727) 828-1269 or  RCS Pinellas (727)-442-4128 or TTY:  727-446-2448 . This hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or contact the statewide hotline at 1-800-500-1119. 

Pinellas Wellness ConnectionPlease call 727-791-3131 if you are in need of behavioral health services