Region 14

Counties:  Hardee – Highlands – Polk

Region Director: Vacant

If you, or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional
distress, please reach out for hope by calling:
1-800-273-8255 (TALK), 24 hours a day; 7 days a week



Peace River Center-Crisis Line
1255 Golf View Ave.
Bartow, FL 33830If you or someone you know may be suicidal, please call toll free 800-627-5906 or 863-519-3744 for the Peace River Center.

They are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Crisis Response Team is a mobile outreach service that is designed to provide immediate crisis assessment, intervention and counseling, linkage and referral, and crisis follow-up contact. All in an effort to reach a resolution for adults and children who may be experiencing any type of emotional crisis, which can include: suicidal intentions, self destructive behaviors, or acute, severe, and intense emotional distress. The Team is also equipped to provide suicide prevention awareness, critical incident stress debriefing, and stress management. Business Line: 863-519-3747 The Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) is a secured 30 Bed Public receiving facility for Florida’s Baker Act. The CSU provides Psychiatric stabilization services to those who have met Florida Baker Act or Marchman Act criterion. Individuals who experience a crisis are stabilized usually within a 72 hour period at the unit. Services offered at the crisis stabilization unit include group counseling, medication management, recovery education, discharge planning and referrals, as well as family education.

BARTOW Administrative Services
8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday
1239 East Main Street
Children’s Resiliency Team
Home to Stay

Forensic Case Management Crisis Stabilization Unit
24/7 365 Days a Year
1255 Golfview Avenue

Outpatient Counseling Short Term Residential Facility (SRT)
24/7 365 Days a Year
1255 Golfview Avenue

LAKELAND Gateway Facility
8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday
Adult Case Management, Adult Overlay, Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Supported Employment, Supported Housing
715 North Lake Ave.

Gilmore Outpatient Office

7:30am – 5:00pm Monday-Thursday
7:30am-noon Friday
1835 North Gilmore Ave.

WAUCHULA Outpatient Counseling,
Medication Management
8:00am – 6:00pm Monday-Friday
213 E. Orange St., Suite B
Appointment Line: 863-248-3311

Suicide Survivors

Support Groups

Please let us know if there are any support groups in your area.