Region 2

Counties:  Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf Homes, Jackson,
Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla, Washington

Region Director: Pam Mezzina, LCSW
[email protected]

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



Big Bend 2-1-1 (Telephone Community Counseling)
2-1-1 or toll free 877-211-7005

Apalachee Center (Receiving Facility)
Offers a full spectrum of care for families and individuals seeking help
and recovery from psychiatric or addictions crises.

Apalachee Center Mobile Response Team
Toll Free Number: (800) 342-0774 (Services can be accessed 24/7)
Counties Served: Leon, Liberty, Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, and
Wakulla Counties).
HCA Florida Capital Hospital (Receiving Facility, Health & Wellness)
2626 Capital Medical Blvd Tallahassee, FL 32308
Service Area: Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County,
Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County, Georgia

Panama City Crisis Line, Life Management Center

Panama City, FL 32405

 Administrative Contact:
850-522-4485 or toll-free at 888-785-8750
 Mobile Response Team:
 Suicide Prevention Services:

Tallahassee Memorial Behavioral Health Center (Receiving Facility)
Provides comprehensive psychiatric mental health services and
1616 Physicians Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308

Suicide Survivor Support Groups

Big Bend Hospice Suicide Loss Support Group
Tallahassee, Florida (Big Bend Hospice, Jean McCully Family House
1723 Mahan Center Boulevard)
Meets on 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
Contact: Caitlin Burns, Bereavement Manager
Phone: 850-671-6074
Email: [email protected]
Notes: Free, donations are accepted, mental health professional as

Organizations and Programs

Big Bend Hospice
Free bereavement counseling, grief groups, monthly suicide loss
group, youth grief counseling
1723 Mahan Center Blvd Tallahassee, FL 32308
850-878-5310. Contact: James Smith or Kristene Solberger

Bond Community Health Center
1720 S Gadsden St Tallahassee, FL 32301

Capital City Youth Services
2407 Roberts Ave Tallahassee, FL 32310

Compassionate Friends of Tallahassee
c/o St. Stephens Lutheran Church
2198 N Meridian Rd Tallahassee, FL 32303
850-296-8413 Email [email protected]
Peer support for anyone that has lost a child
FADAA (Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association)
2868 Mahan Dr, Ste 1 Tallahassee, FL 32308
Office of Counseling Services – FAMU (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical
101 Sunshine Manor Tallahassee, FL 32307

2-1-1 or 617-6333 Local Suicide Prevention Hotline
800-352-2437 FL AIDS hotline
800-451-2229 Family Health

Counseling and Psychological Services at Florida State University
250 Askew Student Life Bldg. 942 Learning Way Tallahassee, FL
850-644-TALK (8255)

Noles C.A.R.E. at Florida State University
250 Askew Student Life Bldg. 942 Learning Way Tallahassee, FL
850-644-TALK (8255)

FSU Police Department
830 West Jefferson Street Tallahassee, FL 32306 850-644-1234 (Non-Emergency) Call
911 (Emergency)

Lee’s Place
A nonprofit grief, loss, and trauma therapy center providing

professional mental health counseling and training services.
216 Lake Ella Drive Tallahassee, FL 32303

LOSS Team of the Big Bend
LOSS Team is a team of trained paraprofessional loss survivors and
suicide-sensitive mental health professionals acting as volunteers
who bring support, guidance, and hope to those who have lost a loved
one to suicide as soon as possible after the loss.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

NAMI Tallahassee
1210 E. Park Avenue Tallahassee, FL 32317
NAMI Wakulla
2140-C Crawfordville Hwy Crawfordville, FL 32326
Spare (Suicide, Prevention, Awareness, Response and Education)
A Non-Profit coalition of mental health providers, suicide survivors, and concerned citizens
serving West Florida.
Wakulla County Coalition for Youth
Wakulla Community Resources: