Online Behavioral Health Services in Florida
Are you struggling with your own emotional well being? Are you concerned about the mental health of a loved one? You're not alone.
Data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for Florida indicates that nearly 3 million adults in the state – approximately 14% of the population – have a diagnosed mental health condition. The precise number is even higher when the number of residents who have not received an official assessment is taken into consideration. In addition, approximately 41% of adults report having symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Sadly, Florida’s youth are on a similar track, especially when the mental health ramifications of the COVID-19 lockdowns are properly calculated. The Behavioral Health Barometer for the state reports that over 13% of those aged 12-17 have experienced a Major Depressive Episode (MDE). Further, with so much attention being afforded to the older population of the state, youth are not getting the help they desperately need. Over 64% of the 12–17 Floridian age group with depression did not receive any care in the last year. As a result, they are entering (or preparing to enter) post-secondary life with foundational problems that will reverberate into their collegiate experience, and deeper into the future. A vicious cycle is being
It’s the traditional lack of access to adequate help has been troubling. NAMI reports that an estimated 30% of all Floridians (6.4 million people) live in a community that does not have adequate access to mental health professionals. For this exact reason, Kindbridge Online Behavioral Health Services has been brought in. We’re here to provide the help that people, households, groups, organizations, and educational institutions in Florida need.
Our organization has carefully selected mental health professionals in the USA to provide immediate counseling and therapy. You and/or the people you’re responsible for don’t have to wait to receive help. Kindbridge has created a welcoming and safe virtual environment where clients and patients can take the first step on their road to recovery and receive full support along the way.