Mental Health Association of Central Florida

Community Crisis Suicide Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Central Florida Crisis Hotlines:

If you are looking for some immediate assistance in light of COVID-19, whether that be an immediate contact to talk to in a crisis situation, or just an additional support to talk things through with a qualified individual, those options are in this Immediate Resources Document

Crisis & Suicide Hotlines by Area

  • Orange, Osceola, Seminole, & Brevard County Crisis Hotline: 2-1-1
  • Hillsborough County Suicide & Crisis Hotline: (813) 234-1234
  • Lake County: (352) 483-2800
  • The Connection Helpline a Christian Volunteer Helpline open 1pm-10pm
    Maitland:
    (407) 740-7477
  • Central Florida Helpline Open 7am-11pm
    Marion County:
    (352) 629-9595
  • 24-Hour Crisis Line The Centers
    Orlando: (407) 425-2624 LifeLine of Central Florida
  • Pinellas County:
    • (727) 791-3131 24-Hour Suicide Hotline
    • (727) 541-4628 24-Hour Mental Health Assistance

If you do not feel comfortable speaking to someone you can always reach out through texting with websites such as these:

Other Mental Health Helplines:

  • NEDA (National Alliance on Eating Disorders) Helpline (open Monday-Thursday from 9 AM-9 PM; and Fridays from 9 AM-5 PM): (800) 931-2237
  • The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ Youth Helpline; open 24/7): 1-866-488-7386
  • SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Helpline (open 24/7): 1-800-622-4357
  • Veterans’ Helpline (open 24/7): Call 1-877-273-8255 and press 1.
    • Texting: 838255
    • Online chat: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/chat
  • Senior Friendship Line (For adults 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities): 800-971-0016 (open 24/7)
  • Sexual Assault Helpline: 1-800-656-4673 (open 24/7)

Suicide Prevention in College Guide

Located below is a list of behavioral hospitals that are baker act receiving facilities.

You can always call 9-1-1 and ask for a CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) officer to provide you with a ride to one of the Baker Act receiving facilities or you can just drive

  • Advent Health Center for Behavioral Health
    601 East Rollins St
    Orlando, FL 32803
    407-303-8533
  • University Behavioral Center
    2500 Discovery Dr,
    Orlando, FL 32826
    407-281-7000
  • ASPIRE Health Partners
    434 West Kennedy Blvd.
    Orlando, FL
    407-875-3700
  • Central Florida Behavioral Hospital
    6601 Central Florida Pkwy,
    Orlando, FL 32821
    407-370-0111
  • Park Place Behavioral Health Care
    206 Park Pl Blvd
    Kissimmee, FL 34741
    407-846-0023
  • Osceola Regional Medical Center
    700 W Oak St,
    Kissimmee, FL 34741
    407-506-4116
  • Halifax Health- Adult Behavioral Services
    303 N Clyde Morris Blvd
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114
    386-254-4080

Substance Use Information:

Alcohol, drugs and other intoxicants, can cause depression or bring on thoughts of suicide.  If you are interested in learning more about the connection between substance use and suicide, you can read about that here at RehabSpot.com.

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