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(727) 791-3131 or
800-273-TALK, a national hotline staffed 24 hrs/day

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The federal government has launched the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 800-273-TALK, a national hotline staffed 24 hours a day by trained individuals at more than 100 certified crisis centers nationwide. To learn more about the program, request materials or download customizable marketing materials, visit online or call 866-350-5465.Right-click here to download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented automatic download of this picture from the Internet.
Educational Handouts

National Mental Health Association: click here for the following educational handouts:
-Anxiety Disorders
-Children's Mental Health
-Coping with Disaster
-Depression and Bipolar Disorder
-Eating Disorders
-General Mental Health Issues
-Older Adults
-Recovery
-Research Studies
-Substance Abuse
-Suicide
-Treatment

Internet References
  • National Mental Health Services Locator from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This Locator provides comprehensive information about mental health services and resources and is useful for professionals, consumers and their families, and the public.
  • The Mental Health Association of Greater Tampa Bay A comprehensive Searchable Database
  • Child Mental Health from the National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health
  • Teen Mental Health from the National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health
  • Women's Mental Health from the US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Mental Health - Medicare Part D This website was created by a partnership of numerous mental health organizations to create a resource that will provide essential information and answer questions about Medicare's new prescription drug benefit. Medicare Part D, will be available on January 1, 2006 , and this will mean big changes for many people receiving treatment for mental illness.
--Written by N Thompson, ARNP in collaboration with M Thompson, MD, Internal Medicine, June 2004, Updated Jan 2006
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