NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Your local NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders work in communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy, and support group programs.
The Mission of NAMI Jacksonville is to support and improve the quality of life for family members and those living with mental illnesses and co-occurring substance abuse through compassion, education, and advocacy. Our vision is that persons with severe and persistent mental illness can recover and lead productive and meaningful lives within their community of choice. We offer FREE and CONFIDENTIAL programs to anyone touched by mental illness:
- Education classes and support groups for family members of individuals with mental illness.
- Peer education classes and peer support groups led by compassionate peers encouraging recovery.
- Early intervention youth program called Ending the Silence that educates students on early warning signs and how to seek help.
- Community outreach programs for civic, corporate, faith-based organizations, social services agencies & treatment facilities.
- Resources for those navigating the challenges of mental illness.
NAMI Jacksonville Florida
PO Box 600857
Jacksonville, FL 32260
Phone: (904) 724-7782
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) changes lives, saves lives and impacts lives, through education, peer support groups and advocacy for those diagnosed with a mental health illnesses and empowers their family and friends to embrace their independence, advocate for improved services, and to love them for who they are.
What makes us unique is the fact that we are peer based and lead. What this means is that all of our meetings and all of our leaders are members or caring friends and family of members.
At DBSA Greater Jacksonville, we offer peer-run support groups where you will find information, comfort, and direction in a confidential and supportive setting.
DBSA Greater Jacksonville
Tel: (904) 790-0421
MHA is a powerful voice for healthy communities throughout the nation and offers information, referrals, and resources for individuals living with any type of mental illness. One of MHA’s services includes online screening, which is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible.
Mental Health America of East Central Florida provides programs and services that support persons with mental illnesses, their families and friends and the community with needed information, referrals and resources. Our programs also support the acceptance of people with mental illness into our communities through increasing awareness and the reduction of stigmas surrounding mental illnesses.
MHA of East Central Florida
531 South Ridgewood Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4929
Phone (386) 252-5785