Miami-Dade County Public Schools :: School Counseling Programs
Contact main office of individual high schools for guidance and TRUST counselor information

Switchboard of Miami
Phone: 305-358-HELP (4357)
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Referral center for variety of community resources, including assistance regarding suicide

Jackson North Community Mental Health Center
Phone: 786-466-2700
Address: 20201 N.W. 37th Avenue Miami, FL 33056
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Provides a wide array of comprehensive mental health services, including substance abuse services

University of Miami Department of Psychology
Phone: 305-284-4265 (ext. 0) 
Address: 5665 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Coral Gables, FL 33146
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Low-cost psychological services including individual therapy, psychological testing and assessments for children, families, adults, couples and groups

Citrus Health
Phone: 305-825-0300
Address: 4175 West 20th Avenue, Hialeah, FL 33012
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Psychiatry & Mental Health Services for Adults & Children


FBI Tip Line: To Report a Threat or Crime
2030 SW 145th Avenue
Miramar, FL 33027

Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital
Phone: For free confidential screening and referral call the HELP LINE at 305-324-HELP (4357).
Address: 1695 N.W. 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136-1096
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Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and seniors

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
Phone: 305-663-8439
Address: 3100 SW 62nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33155
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Comprehensive psychiatric and psychological services for children, adolescents and their families; outpatient and inpatient services provided to patients age 4 to 17

University of Miami Mental Health Hospital Center
Phone: 305-355-9028
Address: 1695 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
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Comprehensive patient care center located on the UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center campus; treatments for mental health disorders, substance abuse addictions, psychological and psychiatric services for children who have been exposed to, or experienced trauma, such as sexual abuse, physical assaults, motor vehicular accidents, or the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one, and a psychiatric emergency room



Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Treatment Program
Phone: 305-668-5525
Address: 3100 SW 62nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33155
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A comprehensive hospital-based program for the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders

Renfrew Center
Phone: 1-800-RENFREW (1-800-736-3739)
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Programs include inpatient and outpatient services for females with eating disorders


Children’s Bereavement Center--Miami
Phone: 305-668-4902
Address: 7600 S Red Road, Suite 307, South Miami, FL 33143
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Provides peer support groups for children, elementary through

young adult, to share their loss experience, whether recent or

in years past, with other grieving children

national resources:


Go Ask Alice!
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Includes questions submitted by teens/young adults and answers from health professionals at Columbia University

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Doctor-approved information accessible 24 hours a day

National Institute of Mental Health
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Information about child and adolescent mental health conditions

Mental Health America
Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255; call if you are struggling emotionally or thinking about suicide
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Information about living well, finding help, and various mental disorders

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or info@nami.org (Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm EST)

Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741 (Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message)

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HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues including:

  • Symptoms of mental health conditions
  • Treatment options
  • Local support groups and services
  • Education programs
  • Helping family members get treatment
  • Programs to help find jobs
  • Legal issues (the NAMI Legal Resource Service can connect individuals with attorneys in their area but does not have the resources to provide individual representation)


United States Department of Health & Human Services
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Phone: 24-Hour Helpline 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)
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Provides a wealth of information related to substance abuse

and mental health, as well as resources for getting help

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
Phone: Information & Referral Helpline: 1-800-931-2237
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Provides information on symptoms of eating disorders and where to get help

National Institute of Mental Health
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Provides an in-depth profile on the different types of eating disorders

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
ANAD Helpline: (630) 577-1330, operates Mon-Fri 10AM-6PM
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Information about eating disorders and where to get help 

KidsHealth – Eating Disorders
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Information about eating disorders for kids and teens. Includes online questions and answers


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273 TALK (8255)

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If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255). Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker 24/7. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Phone: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) 1-877-SUICIDA (784-2432) (Spanish)

Provides teens who are suicidal or may know someone who is suicidal with a safe place to talk

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Various resources and tips on suicide prevention

The Trevor Project
Phone: 1-866-488-7386 24/7 hotline
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Crisis and suicide prevention resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth





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