If you’re experiencing a medical emergency

Always call 911 first if you or someone you love is experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency or may be a danger to someone else.

211 Tampa Bay Cares Resources

The quality of our mental health is important. If you are facing circumstances that are causing you to feel stressed, depressed, anxious or confused, we can help. It is important to create some space for our own mental wellbeing. We have some great resources to help you better manage your stress and your children’s stress. Our community partners also specialize in helping you address concerns about your mental health – we are happy to connect you.

If you need assistance locating long-term mental health resources, talking through a problem or exploring mental health treatment options, call 211 to speak with a live person who can help.

  • 211 conversations are confidential, can be made anonymously, and are available in over 180 languages upon request.
  • If you prefer to text, you can text your zip code to 898-211
  • If you prefer to search for resources online, click here to search an online database of services.

Find A Local Support Group

Mobile Response Crisis Teams (MRTs)


Feeling Stressed?

Check out the following stress management guides that can possibly assist. These guides can be downloaded and shared with others.

Other Mental Health Hotlines

You can always call 211 to speak to someone and find local assistance, but there are also dedicated helplines available to anyone:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273- TALK ( 1-800-273-8255)
  • Florida Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-844-MYFLVET (1-844-693-5838)
  • Florida First Responder HERO Crisis Line: Call 1-866-4FL-HERO (1-866-435-4376)
  • Pinellas County You Good? Helpline: Call 727-791-3131
  • Crisis Text Line: Text the word “Home” to 741-741
  • The Trevor Lifeline: for LGBT Youth: call 1-866-488-7386
  • The Trans Lifeline: call 1-877-565-8860

Organizations That Can Help

Tampa Bay Area
National & Florida Organizations