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Use these local resources for mental health needs for you or a loved one.

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South County Mental Health Center

Address: 16158 S Military Trail, Delray Beach, FL 33484
Hours: Open 24 hours Phone: (561) 495-0522


Address: 5440 Linton Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33484

Phone: (561) 495-1000


Address: 1041 45th St, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Phone: (561) 383-8000


Address: 3199 Lake Worth Rd, Palm Springs, FL 33461

Phone: (561) 649-6500


Address: 2201 45th St, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Hours: Open 24 hours Phone: (561) 842-6141


NAMI Florida is the state affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. They provide education, advocacy, and support groups for people with mental illnesses and their loved ones. They also help members access psychiatric services, treatment, benefits, medication, and housing. HELPLINE: 1-800-273-8255

If you or someone you know needs critical help, use these resources:

Suicide Prevention

Florida Department of Children and Families
As the eighth leading cause of death for all Floridians, prevention and intervention efforts are focused on decreasing risks associated with suicide and increasing coping mechanisms for individuals and their community.

Baker Act

The Baker Act is a Florida law that allows people with mental illnesses to be held involuntarily for up to 72 hours in a mental health treatment facility if they meet certain criteria. The act can be initiated by judges, law enforcement officials, doctors or mental health professionals.

Marchman Act

What is the Marchman Act? In the State of Florida, the Marchman Act is a statute that can help you get emergency care for someone battling addiction. The state court system can provide for either a voluntary or involuntary assessment and stabilization of a person abusing drugs or alcohol, as well as provide treatment for it. 

Learn more on what the process is to have someone placed in Involuntary Admissions or Protective Custody treatment or Emergency Medical Conditions.

Domestic Violence

Studies show that living with domestic violence can cause physical and emotional harm to children and young people in the following ways: ongoing anxiety and depression. emotional distress. eating and sleeping disturbances.

Child Protective Services

To report suspected abuse, neglect or abandonment of a child, an elderly, or disabled person