An overwhelming 40.8% of Florida adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s more than 4 out of 10 state resident adults. Reports of depression among Florida’s youth also rate higher than the national average.
It’s clear that Florida residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
Florida Crisis Hotlines by County
Courtesy of suicidehotlines.com, there is a list of free and confidential crisis hotlines available by clicking here. If you cannot find your helpline, call the Peace River Center at 863-519-3744 and you will be given the appropriate help channel.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Florida-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.