You Are Not AloneMental illnesses and substance use disorders are real medical issues and are very common. We are here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to serve you. We offer telehealth as a convenient, effective, simple, and safe option. Click here (https://mbhci.org/telehealth) to get started today. Or call us at 352-374-5600 to get started and schedule an appointment. Those experiencing a non-life-threatening crisis: select option 1. (Call 911 for life-threatening emergencies.) New clients: select option 2, then option 1. Current clients: select option 3 or contact your provider.
How do I know if I or someone I know needs help?Mental illnesses are often hard to distinguish every-day stresses and strains, from the occasional “blues.” While some sometime the onset of these illnesses is sudden, they often emerge over a long period of time. If these issues, questions or other emotional or behavioral problems are significantly disrupting your life or the life of someone you know, call us for a consultation:
- Loss of energy or motivation
- Bizarre or unusual thinking
- Significant changes of mood – marked depression, anxiety, or elevation in mood
- Restless, agitated and disorganized behavior, or marked decrease in activity
- Significant impairment of social and/or occupational functioning
- Significant impairment in self-care
- Suicidal thoughts or acts of self-harm
- Destructive or high-risk behavior
- Confusion and disorientation
- Have you ever felt you should reduce your drinking or drug use?
- Do people who care about you comment against your drinking or drug use?
- Have you ever felt bad or guilty about your drinking or drug use?
- Have you ever had a drink or used drugs first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or to get rid of a hangover?