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Gracepoint Crisis Center
Mission:  Immediately responding to all people seeking to improve their lives by delivering integrated mental health, substance abuse and medical care to promote health and wellness.
 
Vision: Be the provider of choice for personal support and positive change. Baker Act and Marchman Act
 
FOR:  Adult, children and outpatient. 
Get Smart About Drugs
Adderall Addiction Support

If you don’t really need to take it, Adderall side effects can be very serious, because it is technically an amphetamine, a dangerous type of drug for anyone to abuse.  Although very rare, an overdose of Adderall can cause cardiac issues, stroke and death.
The most common side effects people experience when abusing Adderall are not life-threatening. That said, there other side effects that are dangerous and demand immediate medical attention.  
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DFAF- The Truth About Marijuana
Pacifier

Pacifiers and lollipops are used to prevent teeth grinding and jaw clenching when high on Ecstasy/ MDMA/ Molly.

EDC

New skills and knowledge can spark a lifetime of change. Every day, EDC’s programs in education, health, and economic development deliver life-changing opportunities to those who need them most.  
From professional development materials for teachers to research reports for policymakers, EDC has produced hundreds of useful, innovative resources. This library contains a selection of some of our materials, including:  Apps, Books, Curricula, Digital games, Reports/studies/white papers, Resource libraries, Toolkits ...

 

Faith-based Opioid Crisis Forum Hillsborough

Our Purpose / The Faith Based Opioid Crisis Forum was established to create awareness among local faith based leaders regarding the current Opioid crisis affecting families and communities throughout our region.

FL Families Baker Act

The Baker Act encourages the voluntary admission of persons for psychiatriccare, but only when they are able to understand the decision and its consequences and are able to fully exercise their rights for themselves. When this is not possible due to the severity of the person’s condition, the law requires that the person be extended the due process rights assured under the involuntary provisions of the Baker Act. Florida citizens who might harm themselves or others may be held involuntarily for assessment up to 72 hours. The statute for mental illness is called a Baker Act.  Background      FORMS

FL Family- Machman Act

Marchman Act Question and Answers and Forms.   Florida citizens who might harm themselves or others may be held involuntarily for assessment up to 72 hours. Background and detail information

Mental Health First Aid Course

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders in your community.

My Aging Parents
NASADAD- National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD) is a private, not-for-profit educational, scientific, and informational organization. The Association was originally incorporated in 1971 to serve State Drug Agency Directors, and then in 1978 the membership was expanded to include State Alcoholism Agency Directors.

National Alliance on Mental Illness- Dual Diagnosis

Dual diagnosis (also referred to as co-occurring disorders) is a term for when someone experiences a mental illness and a substance use disorder simultaneously. Either disorder—substance use or mental illness—can develop first. People experiencing a mental health condition may turn to alcohol or other drugs as a form of self-medication to improve the mental health symptoms they experience. However, research shows that alcohol and other drugs worsen the symptoms of mental illnesses.  Warning Signs

National Council on Aging
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Opioid Resource Center

Free access to research, data, analyses and other resources The opioid epidemic is taking lives every day. In the United States, where President Trump has declared it a national public health emergency, prescription opioids and heroin killed more than 33,000 people in 2015.

Real Recovery Community and Environment

Our mission is to provide a safe and stable recovery environment with strong community support system to help men to successfully transition in the real world.
We provide our residents with the opportunity to create a solid foundation for their recovery. Our program provides the accountability and community support that is essential for long term sobriety.

SAMHSA- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Training, Publications, Locating Treatment Centers, Programs, Tool-kits, ....better understanding mental health and substance abuse. 

Science of Addiction: Genetics and the Brain
STOPPnow

National and Florida events to help stop pill pushing by doctors. 

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