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Press Release – Baker Act Training

 Apalachee Center, Inc. 2634 Capital Circle, N.E. Tallahassee, FL  32308 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Sharon Poole Office:  (850) 523-3201 Apalachee Center Hosts 2014 Baker Act Training Tallahassee, FL.  March 21, 2014 – On March 25th, Apalachee Center will host the 2014 Baker Act Training, presented by Martha Lenderman, MSW, one of Florida’s

Apalachee Center’s Long-term Staff Recognized

Apalachee Center’s long-term staff were recently recognized and thanked, by the Governing Board of Directors at their annual Board meeting, for their long-term commitment to the missionand vision of Apalachee Center. Congratulations to: Josephine Madry Leon Outpatient Program – 10 years Virginia Kelly Accounting Department – 15 years Lucy Pride Homeless Project – 15 years

Apalachee Center, Inc Governing Board Elects 2013-2014 Officers

Governing Board Elects New Officers The Governing Board of Directors of Apalachee Center, Inc., recently elected new officers for Fiscal Year 2013/14 as follows: John Dailey (Leon County) – Board Chairperson Harry Falk (Franklin County) – Vice-Chairperson Edwin Fleet (Leon County) – Chair of the Board’s Budget, Investments & Insurance Committee Oscar Howard (Taylor County)

NetSmart Provides Valuable Insight to Meaningful Use

Netsmart Continues Public Policy Leadership As legislation focused on mental health gains momentum in Congress, Netsmart continues as a strong advocate on behalf of its clients and providers across the country. Latest Update On August 1, 2013 Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA] and Rep. Ron Barber [D-AZ] introduced the bipartisan Behavioral Health Information Technology Act. This

Mental Health Matters: Helping Each Other to Help Ourselves

People have the innate desire to feel purposeful and productive. One way that many people feel like they have purpose is through working or volunteering. Feeling like one is giving back to the community or contributing to society can help keep the body and mind active and create a feeling of well-being. There is a

Mental Health Matters: Capital Therapy is a New Place for Help in Tallahassee

Welcome to Mental Health Matters, a regular column in the Tallahassee Grapevine that features stories and tips on issues relating to mental health, from the staff of Apalachee Center. This week, I’m very excited to be using this space for something a little different. I want to let you know about a new place to

Mental Health Matters: Understanding Trauma

The term “trauma” is commonly used in our world today. In fact, we have witnessed several events recently publicized across news media that have been traumatic for many people in different ways. It is also very likely you have experienced something significant during your lifetime that you label as traumatic. The experience of trauma is

Mental Health Matters: Art Therapy Brings Hope To People in Crisis

Almost everyone experiences a crisis at some point in life or knows someone who did. Crises are events like the loss of a loved one or job, a breakup, horrific trauma, injury, or drug abuse. They can leave people feeling helpless and hopeless. People in crisis can be hospitalized, sometimes against their will, if they

Mental Health Matters: Battling Holiday Depression

Whether you’re prone to depression, grieving a loss or just feeling a bit “bah-hum-bug,” a season focused on joy can be tough. Here are some tips for surviving the holidays: Keep Yourself Healthy Maintaining healthy habits is essential to treating and preventing “the blues.” Heading to bed on time and avoiding lengthy post-party naps is

Mental Health Matters: Asperger’s Disorder “A Part of the Puzzle

There are many ribbons indicating the bearer’s passion for a specific cause. A yellow ribbon for our soldiers, pink for breast cancer awareness, and red for AIDS awareness are some of the common ribbons that can be seen on the back of many vehicles on the highways. The multi-hued puzzle ribbon indicating autism awareness only

Crisis Resources

Apalachee Center:
Central Receiving Facility (CRF)
850-523-3483 / 1-800-342-0774

Mobile Response Team (MRT)
Crisis Line
(800) 342-0774

Big Bend 211:
850-617-6333 / 850-921-4020 TTY (Hearing/Speech Impaired)

Suicide Prevention Hotline:
1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Emergency: Dial 911


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