9-8-8 Mental Health Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
National, 24-hour mental health hotline.
National, 24-hour mental health hotline.
School Counseling — fosters academic achievement, college and career readiness, and social/emotional development
Local information, events and support for parents and youth to live free of drugs, alcohol and tobacco
"Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health" — an informational guide with insight and advice about mental health during the transitional period of the college years
A collaboration of five local mental health agencies that assess and treat children's serious behavioral, emotional or mental health problems
Based in West Palm Beach, local information and services related to mental health, including support groups and an online screening test
Services and support for families facing serious illness or needing end-of-life care, including caregiver support and bereavement programs
Information on early childhood development
Support groups for families coping with alcoholism
Palm Beach County North Intergroup — hotline, meetings and more based in West Palm Beach
Based in West Palm Beach, support, services and information for at-risk children and their families in South Florida
Family-to-Family — free 12-session course for caregivers of family members with severe mental illness
Based in Wellington, Palm Beach chapter of a national resource for families of children with attention and hyperactivity issues
Advocacy, information and support for families, caregivers and people with autism
Positive Parenting Program, known as Triple P, offers free seminars and one-on-one guidance to help families improve the parent-child relationship
Mentoring 4 Kids — free role-model program for children ages 6 to 14
State agency overseeing juvenile delinquency prevention, intervention and services in Palm Beach County
Supporting cradle to career pathways for children and young adults with special needs, such as autism, ADHD and other learning challenges, including the Unicorn Village Academy, the Unicorn Connection Center and virtual program services
Healthy Start Healthy Beginnings, a network of local intervention and prevention services for pregnant women and families raising young children
Nonprofit non-residential centers for at-risk middle- and high school-aged girls across Florida, including Palm Springs, encouraging a path away from the juvenile justice system
Anonymous online form to report bullying at school
Counseling for children with offices in West Palm Beach, Lake Worth Beach and Palm Beach Gardens; fee on sliding scale without insurance
Justice services — violence prevention and support services, based in West Palm Beach, for at-risk adolescents and those involved in the juvenile justice system, including mentoring, the Intensive Home Detention Program and Back to a Future Youth Reentry Program
Programs and services to assist minorities in empowering youth, promoting financial stability, providing housing and counseling, encouraging community development and preventing crime
This free support line is a state of Florida initiative to expand behavioral health services, such as peer-to-peer support, to current and former first responders throughout the southeast region. Services are available throughout Broward, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie counties. Every call is confidential and can be anonymous.
A public, comprehensive and centralized web-based ‘virtual hub’ that helps Palm Beach County families navigate their child’s journey and more efficiently access resources and community-based programs and services.
Bullying awareness, prevention and resources
Milestone Tracker App — tracks children's milestones from 2 months to 5 years old with easy-to-use illustrated checklists and tips to encourage child development
Child-abuse prevention and family crisis management services based in West Palm Beach
An app, involving the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office and Palm Beach County School District, for students, parents, faculty and staff that that provides two-way communication to report threats and suspicious activity, as well as receive alerts, bulletins and news about security concerns
First Step to Success — in-home early intervention services for children up to age 5 with mild developmental delays
South County Mental Health Center is a non-profit located in Delray Beach that provides counseling, behavior management, case management, mobile crisis and other services to families and their children in Palm Beach County.
National resource for families struggling with substance use, including their children
Organization based in Jupiter promoting the emotional well-being and drug-free living of children and adults in Palm Beach, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties
Mental health services in Delray Beach for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction
Offers support, free developmental and behavioral screenings, referrals to resources and care coordination to boost children's growth and development
Youth Peer Mentoring Program — encourages independence by providing education, support and assistance to help teens with a mental health condition meet their full potential
Common Sense Parenting — a six- to seven-week parenting course to improve family communication, discipline and relationships
Help Me Grow – information, guidance and developmental assessment of children up to age 8
Behavioral Health Services — crisis assessment, prevention, education and support team
Highridge Family Center — Residential treatment center in West Palm Beach offering a three-month weekday program for troubled youth ages 11 to 16
CINS/FINS (Children in Need of Services/Families in Need of Services) — support and counseling for families struggling with an unruly, truant or runaway preteen or teen
Local county public defenders who serve in the following divisions: appellate, mental health, county court, felony, investigations, intake, juvenile, major crimes and social services
A website dedicated to children's health, behavior and development, from The Nemours Center for Children's Health Media
Teen Outreach Program, a youth development program known as TOP that builds self-esteem, confidence and goal-setting among middle and high school students in Palm Beach County
The first full week of May every year, this national week encourages families and communities to unplug and engage with each other. The website by Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood supports local ideas and events to encourage playing outside and family activities without screens to improve mental and physical health.