Merrell Family Foundation with the help of friends of the foundation will continue to populate this page for resources that have been shared with us. As a community effort we are always interested to hear about resources that you have found helpful. It is through this effort that we can continue to make a difference.
Mental Health Resources
211 Palm Beach and Treasure Coast
211 HelpLine is your Local Community HelpLine & Crisis Hotline. 211’s highly trained staff are accredited by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 211 provides crisis intervention, crisis support, assessment, and information and referrals to your local community resources and services. During times of crisis or for everyday needs, 211 is available 24/7 and is free, confidential and for people of all ages. Staff are available even if you are feeling overwhelmed and just want to talk.
Dial 2-1-1 or Text your zip code to 898211. Online Chat is available 10am-8pm daily at www.211palmbeach.org
211 staff also are the regional responders for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990.
About Mental Health First Aid
NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – Palm Beach County
IN AN EMERGENCY OR CRISIS
For assistance in an emergency situation
South County Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (Southern Palm Beach County):
1-800-273-TALK (8255) (press 1 for veterans, 2 for Spanish)
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, ABUSE, AND SEXUAL ASSAULT RESOURCES
National Child Abuse Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-787-3224 (hearing impaired line)
Florida Abuse Hotline:
[Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-355-8547]
National Sexual Assault Hotline
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
The Florida Resource Center for Women and Children – 561-248-4679- The Florida Resource Center for Women and Children (FRCWC) provides prevention, shelter assistance, victim’s advocate and counseling services for residents of Palm Beach County, FL.
Harmony House – (561) 993-2204- Harmony House offers a secure, year round, 24 hour facility for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.
Palm Beach County Victim Services – (561) 355-2418- Crisis Hotline: 866-891-7273- Assists victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide and other violent crimes through crisis response, advocacy, therapy and community awareness.
Substance Abuse Treatment
Comprehensive Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs, Inc. (CARP) – 561-844-6400- Provides prevention, education and treatment services through a Continuum of Care, to individuals and families affected by alcoholism, drug dependency and co-occurring disorders, to achieve an abstinence-based recovery.
Drug Abuse Treatment Association, Inc. (DATA) – 561-743-1034- DATA provides effective quality programs for children, adolescents and their families experiencing problems with substance abuse and/or juvenile delinquency.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline provides free, 24-hour information and referral assistance to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
1-800-662-HELP (4357) and http://findtreatment.SAMHSA.gov
National Council for Behavioral Health can assist you in finding a local provider of behavioral health services and support. www.theNationalCouncil.org (click on “Find a Provider”)
Mental Health Treatment
South County Mental Health
16158 Military Trail (South of Southern Blvd)
St. Mary’s Institute for Mental Health
901 45th Street
West Palm Beach
West Palm Hospital – Pavilion
2201 45th Street
West Palm Beach
Psychiatrists & Therapists and Information/Referrals
Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service
5841 Corporate Way # 200,
West Palm Beach, FL 33407