Resources

No matter who you are or the difficulties you are facing, you are not alone. Remember that it’s OK to talk about it… Mental Health Matters. Seminole System of Care compiled this comprehensive list which features local resources in the Central Florida community for individuals or families impacted by mental health, substance abuse, homelessness and other challenges. If there is an immediate crisis, please call 9-1-1.

HOTLINES

In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
NAMI HelpLine: 1-800-950-NAMI
Crisis Hotline:
2-1-1
Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-96-ABUSE
Domestic Violence (Safe House): 407-330-3933
Rape (SAVS): 407-321-7273
800-Runaway: 1-800-786-2929
Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline: 407-260-5408
Boys Town National Hotline: 1-800-448-3000
Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453
National Hope Hotline Network: 1-800-442-HOPE
Safe House of Seminole: 407-330-3933

MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Resource Directory – Seminole County

A comprehensive and well-organized list of health, safety and human services. This directory has information for children and their families, service providers, health professionals, long-time residents, and newcomers to the community.

Children’s Cabinet of Seminole County

Tackle the important issues from homelessness and teens aging out of foster care, to protecting children from abuse and neglect and other initiatives such as safe sleep, water safety and more.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Orlando (NAMIGO)

Provides support, education and resources to adults 18+ living with mental illness and their families. Support groups are led by trained peer facilitators and meet regularly in Maitland, Winter Park, SW Orlando and Downtown (en Español). Classes provide valuable information on learning to live well with mental illness, supporting a loved one with mental illness, and navigating the mental health system.

Above and Beyond: Children & Community Services

Above and Beyond helps children, youth, adults and families locate, access and coordinate services they need for mental health wellness and improved lives. Through case management, Wraparound care coordination, parent education and referrals, they assist clients with building on their strengths and locating appropriate resources to meet their needs.

Aspire Health Partners (Seminole Behavioral Healthcare) Crossroads Substance Abuse Program

Crossroads program is based on strategies, interventions and evidence-based practices that promote healing, recovery and enhance the quality of life. Individuals who abuse alcohol and/or other drugs come from all walks of life, ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic levels. The Crossroads program is designed to restore individuals to a productive and independent life and that those with or without children will become parents and individuals who are responsible and capable of making decisions that affect the well being of all family members.

Boys Town Behavioral Health Services

Specialize in creating comprehensive approaches to care. Their mission is to heal problems early, before they develop into more serious health and behavioral issues. Working with parents, they develop care plans for youth who face difficult problems and many others: attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), school problems, anxiety and worry, depression and anger management.

Central Florida Cares Health System, Inc.

Central Florida Cares Health System, Inc. (CFCHS) is a not-for-profit organization contracted by the Department of Children and Families to oversee state-funded mental health and substance abuse treatment services. Their primary focus is to promote a comprehensive, seamless system of recovery and resiliency to those individuals in our community.

Children’s Home Society of Florida

Provides counseling for children, adults, and families in offices, homes and school settings for all clinical problems. Children’s Home Society of Florida also offers Early Head Start, a targeted case management program which targets children in need of multiple mental health services. In order for a child to be eligible for case management services, he or she must have a mental health disability and the need for coordination of mental health services, and the family must lack the resources to pay for treatment. Healthy Families provides free home visiting services to parents expecting a baby and parents of newborns on a weekly basis. Family support workers provide voluntary in-home parent education to promote positive parent-child relationships and child health and development.

Chrysalis Health

Provides in-home mental health and substance abuse services to children, adults and families, and accepts all the Medicaid HMO’s and can accept FSPT funding.

Community Counseling Center of Central Florida, LLC

Individual, family and marital therapy serving adults and children.

Devereux

Provides individual, family and group counseling to individuals with a mental health diagnosis, behavior disorder or developmental disability. Services can be provided in home, office or school.

DrugRehab.com

An organization focused on providing information, resources and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions.

Federation of Families of Central Florida Inc.

Provides support, advocacy and education to Central Florida families, children and youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges.

IMPOWER

Individual, group and family therapy in the home or school setting; behavioral analysis in the home or school, psychiatric services including medication management and evaluations, telehealth & tele-psychiatry services.

Kids House of Seminole, Inc. at the Wayne Densch Family Trauma Center

Helps to heal children ages 3 to 18 who have been affected by abuse or severe neglect. Provide specialized trauma-focused therapy to children and their families, with the skills and tools necessary to process and overcome abuse. A Trauma Education Group (TEG) is available for non-offending caregivers of children who have been sexually or physically abused or witness to severe domestic violence, covering topics that include: the basics of trauma and abuse, symptoms and reactions, benefits of therapy and parenting child victims of abuse.

Seminole Prevention Coalition

A community-wide coalition connecting non-profit, governmental, community-based organizations, local business and citizens to help strengthen the community through effective prevention efforts aimed at underage drinking, substance abuse, prescription drug abuse and tobacco use among Seminole County youth. SPC takes a leadership role in improving the quality of life for youth and families by providing research and education directed to build a strong, healthy and drug-free community now and in the future.

South Seminole Hospital

Offers comprehensive services to treat patients suffering from a full range of psychiatric and addictive disorders. The Adolescent/Children’s Unit specializes in behavioral point system and positive reinforcement models to treat patients between the ages of 3 and 17. The multidisciplinary team of specialists create a treatment plan for each patient, working hand-in-hand with the patient’s family and primary physicians, to ensure best possible outcomes in the quickest possible time frames.

University Behavioral Center

Psychiatric inpatient hospital serving adults, children and adolescents. Programs include crisis stabilization, substance abuse detox, short term RTC, adolescent long term RTC and adult substance abuse Intensive Outpatient Program. Specialty programs based on individual treatment needs such as anxiety/phobias, depression, bipolar disorder, grief, adjustment disorders, anger management, impulse control disorders, inappropriate sexual behaviors.


 

Community Supports

Community Based Care of Central Florida, Inc.

CBC of Central Florida is a non-profit agency charged with developing community-based services and supports for children and families served by the child welfare system in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties.

Seminole County Sheriff’s Office

This office provides programs for children, parents, groups and social events on bullying, drug awareness, internet safety, stranger safety, 911, navigating the dating years and more.

Central Florida Dream Center

After school mentoring and tutoring, job readiness and placement, and youth entrepreneurship.

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