For your convenience, we’ve categorized the resources list by these headings: Groups and organizations offering intervention and/or support, Youth groups and organizations, and counseling services.  So if you don’t see what you need immediately, please scroll down. If you STILL don’t see what you are looking for, please, please either contact us or call one of the organizations listed below. Someone CAN and WILL help you. If you have information about a group or resource not listed here, please, please let us know. Thank you so much!!

Groups and organizations offering intervention and/or support

Mental Health Support:

  • NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Health)
    • www.namiflorida.org

    • info@namiflorida.org

    • 850.671.4445
    • NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.

Suicide prevention and intervention support:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Foundation 2
    • http://www.foundation2.org/Default.aspx

    • 1.800.332.4224 or 319.362.2174
    • Who We Are
      Foundation 2 is a not-for-profit human service agency that offers crisis prevention and intervention programs to people of all ages. We are committed to positive youth development, suicide prevention, and helping build the foundation for stronger and healthier families and safer communities for everyone.What We Do
      Our services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, a youth shelter, independent living options for youth, individual and family counseling, support groups, outreach programs and an after-hours food pantry.Our Mission Statement
      To be a trusted, compassionate resource for people in crisis by offering counseling, safety, and support during difficult times.Confidentiality
      Foundation 2 services are confidential. We believe that all persons have the right to be treated with respect and dignity.
  • SPRC (Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Inc.)

    • http://www.sprc.org/ 

    • Waltham, Massachusetts Office – Suicide Prevention Resource Center Education Development Center Inc. 43 Foundry Ave. Waltham, MA 02453 Fax: 617-969-9186
    • Washington, DC Office 1025 Thomas Jefferson St. NW Suite 700 Washington, DC 20007
      Fax: 202-223-4059
    • 1.877.438.7772
    • SPRC is the nation’s only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the

      National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

      We provide technical assistance, training, and materials to increase the knowledge and expertise of suicide prevention practitioners and other professionals serving people at risk for suicide. We also promote collaboration among a variety of organizations that play a role in developing the field of suicide prevention.

  • SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)
    • http://www.save.org/

    • 8120 Penn Ave. S., Suite 470
      Bloomington, MN 55431
    • (952) 946-7998
    • SAVE was one of the nation’s first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide and was a co-founding member of the

      National Council for Suicide Prevention

      . Our history and growth from an all-volunteer, small grassroots group of passionate survivors led us to what is one of today’s leading national not-for-profit organizations with staff dedicated to prevent suicide. This site, along with our work, is based on the foundation and belief that suicide should no longer be considered a hidden or taboo topic and that through raising awareness and educating the public, we can SAVE lives.

  • Suicide Prevention Resources for Military Families
  • Youth Suicide Prevention Program
  • Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Suicide.org
  • American Association of Suicidology
  • Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
  • Grief Speaks
  • NCBI (National Center of Biochemical Information

YOUTH GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS 

The groups listed here foster feelings of positive self-regard, self-esteem, confidence and positive social interaction. And, they’re FUN!!!

ALSO Youth. 

It is our Vision  that all persons are able to fulfill their potential and live their lives with honesty and dignity, without having to pretend, lie or hide due to their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Our Goal as a Non-Profit at ALSO is simple – to provide extraordinary service in the context of a safe and confidential environment.  We strive to accomplish this by offering a variety of supportive and compensatory programs to at-risk youth while advocating at local, state and national levels for their safety and inclusion.

http://www.alsoyouth.org

Girls, Inc.

An award-winning organization offering community, education, and life-changing experiences.

As early as age 5, girls who attend Girls Incorporated of Sarasota County are exposed to life-changing education about entrepreneurship, technology, finances, engineering and science through national Girls Inc. curriculum and the MicroSociety program. Eighty percent of those who participate move on to attend higher education and have successful careers. 
http://www.girlsincsrq.org  (Sarasota)

www.girlsinc-pinellas.org (Pinellas County)

YMCA Boys and Girls Clubs

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