Mental Health Florida
Is your provider licensed? Only see a doctor if he or she has an active Florida license! Does he or she have any disciplinary action? Go to this link to find out. Be an informed patient!
Sometimes patients do not feel comfortable going to their employer to complain about insurance reimbursement issues for mental health care. If you are having trouble with your insurance company, you can contact the Florida Division of Consumer Services for assistance.
The American Psychological Association has a comprehensive Help Center to assist consumers in learning more about topics related to mental health.
I Have Been Having Thoughts of Suicide.
Sometimes it feels as if your bad feelings are going to last forever. Before you do anything to hurt yourself, talk to someone immediately. There are a lot of people who care about you and can help you see that you are valued. If you cannot wait to find a psychologist, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Or by calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
American Psychological Association Helpful Links
APA Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyeqhudto-SyIjO5fZG89gA Public Education site: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/
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