​ HELPLINE-  904-827-7404

Click here to download the NAMI Volusia/Flagler/St.Johns brochure

Community Resources

Area Resource List

Comprehensive list of area organizations offering various services (e.g., behavioral health, housing, clinics, emergency assistance, etc.)

Community Resource List

 Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties, Inc.

Flagler Hospital Behavioral Health Services

  • 904-819-5155
  • Outpatient Clinic- 904-819-2295  Weekdays by appt.
  • ​Partial Hospitalization/Intensive Outpatient Program- 904-819-4040  Day & Evening Programs available
  • ​Behavioral Health Care Coordinator- Mark Durica, LCSW, 904-819-5039 (office), 904-808-5818 (cell), mark.durica@flaglerhospital.org

Halifax Health Medical Center

  • 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL  32114
  • 386-254-4000 (Daytona Beach)
  • 386-425-4700 (Port Orange)

Mental Health America of East Central Florida

Drop-In Centers

  • Debra Anne House: 531 S. Ridgewood Avenue Daytona Beach, FL 32114; Noon - 5PM Phone: 386-252-5785
  • Open Door: 310 S. Clake Street Deland, FL 32724; Noon - 5PM Phone: 386-383-8426
  • Flagler Friends: 1 Farraday Lane, Unit 1B, Palm Coast, FL 32137; 8:30 - 1:30PMPhone: 386-383-2184
  • E-mail: info@mhavolusia.org

SMA Healthcare

  • Volusia County - 1220 Willis Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Flagler County - 301 Justice Lane, Bunnell, FL  32110
  • ​St. Johns County - 200 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, FL  32084 - 904-209-6100 or 904-209-3250
  • St. Johns Drop-In Center - 920 State Rd. 16, St. Augustine, FL  32084
  • SMA Access Center 800-539-4228; access@smahealthcare.org​

EPIC Behavioral Healthcare

  • 1400 Old Dixie Hwy. , St. Augustine, FL  32084
  • 904-829-2273 
  • info@epicbh.org

Florida Department of Children and Families

Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)

  • 2709 Art Museum Dr., Jacksonville, Florida  32207
  • 904-399-8484
  • ​info@theilrc.org

Legal assistance with mental health issues

  • Carol Caldwell
    • 6 Perpall Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084
    • 904-819-1974
    • ​carol@carolcaldwelllaw.com
  • ​​Robin Conner
    • ​2801 N 3rd St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
    • ​904-829-0511

​​SSI/SSDI Disability Advocates, L.L.C.

  • boswellhyder@ss-da.com
  • ​Toll Free: 877-275-5115, Phone: 931-837-3132
  • Mr Pat Hyder and Pam Boswell, Representatives ​​

St. Augustine Youth Services, Inc.

  • ​Mental health treatment services for children under 18
  • ​201 Simone Way, St. Augustine, FL 32086
  • ​904-829-1770
  • ​St. Johns County Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT): call 904-770-2260 to schedule an assessment


​​St. Johns County Behavioral Health Consortium

Online Therapy


Lighting the Way to Guardianship and Other Decision-Making Alternatives: A Manual  for Individuals and Families is a document commissioned, funded and sponsored by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc., and produced through funding provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  Click here for related resources.

Housing Options

Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

AHCA is Florida’s chief health policy and planning entity responsible for Florida’s Medicaid program, the licensure of Florida’s health care facilities, and the sharing of health care data.  Florida Health Finder  (part of AHCA’s network) offers health education and information to compare and locate health care providers in Florida.  To access providers, search Florida Health Finder Facility/Provider Locator:​

  • Click Search by Facility Type/Location
  • Select Facility Provider/Type (e.g., Assisted Living Facility)
  • Select County
  • Scroll down to Advanced Search and click on the down arrow for selections
  • Click “…” button to select Specialty License – Limited Mental Health
  • Click Search to generate list

FloridaHousingSearch.org: ​A free place to list and find affordable housing in Florida

The FloridaHousingSearch.org website was launched in June of 2006, and is sponsored by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. The website was developed with support from a number of nonprofit and government organizations in Florida.  The housing locator service allows people to locate available housing that best fits their individual and family needs. The service can be accessed online 24 hours a day and is supported by a toll-free, bilingual call center M-F, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm EST. Individuals can easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria with special mapping features and receive apartment listings that provide a multitude of important information about each unit. In addition, the site connects people to other housing resources through website links and provides helpful tools for renters such as an affordability calculator, rental checklist, and renter rights and responsibilities information.

United Way 2-1-1

United Way 2-1-1 Referral is a comprehensive information and referral call center and website for St. Johns, Putnam, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Baker, Columbia, Suwanee, and Hamilton Counties.​

2-1-1 Volusia Flagler/First Call For Help: United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties’ Information and Referral Service was created to give people in need of community services direction, support and a place to call when they don’t know where to turn. The service is free, and confidential. Certified Information & Referral Specialists are available by telephone 24/7, 365 days a year, locally from 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday, with afterhours coverage by 2-1-1 Brevard.  Housing Referrals

State and National Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.​  Stay up to  date through NAMI Now and NAMI E-News.

National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  Click here to subscribe to NIMH resources.

NAMI Florida

NAMI Florida is the state affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and has its headquarters in Tallahassee, FL. There are 29 affiliates in communities across Florida providing education, advocacy, and support groups for people with mental illnesses and their loved ones. Each affiliate includes family members, friends, professionals, and consumers whose lives have been impacted by mental illness. Affiliates also help members access psychiatric services, treatment, benefits, medication, and housing.

Florida Chain

A statewide consumer health advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health of all Floridians by promoting access to affordable, quality health care. We fulfill the critical role of building the capacities for and linking consumer, community and service organizations with health care advocacy. We provide policy education, collaborative networking, training, and communications and organizing tools to the public, allied partners, media, and policy makers.

Florida Department of Children and Families

The SAMH Program  is the legislatively appointed state authority for substance abuse, mental health, and methadone designation. The program is governed by Chapters 394 and 397 of the Florida Statutes and is responsible for the oversight of a statewide system of care for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of children and adults with serious mental illnesses or substance abuse disorders. 904-723-2000 (Northeast Region)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)​

The agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.  Click here for the SAMHSA Newsroom.

The Council of State Governments Justice Center

A national nonprofit organization that serves policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels from all branches of government. Staff provides practical, nonpartisan advice and evidence-based, consensus-driven strategies to increase public safety and strengthen communities.  Topics covered include Corrections, Courts, Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement, Mental Health, Reentry, Substance Abuse, and Youth.

Treatment Advocacy Center

A national nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illness. The organization promotes laws, policies and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supports the development of innovative treatments for and research into the causes of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.  Stay informed by subscribing here.


ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.  It is a free service of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).   Click here for information for Patients and Families.  Click here to learn how to participate in a clinical trial.

National Shattering Silence Coalition
NSSC is a nonpartisan alliance of ​​family members, individuals suffering from SMI (Serious Mental Illness), professionals in the trenches, and people who care who are uniting to ensure that mental illness, health, and criminal justice systems count those with SMI, SED (Severe Emotional Disturbance), and their families in all federal, state, and local policy reforms. We are voices for the 11.2 million adults and 7 million children living with and dying too young from serious mental illness.  Click here for more information.