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Coping with Sandy Hook Fears

Mental Health Care has resources to help parents reassure their children they are safe in school and at home. Our expert team also offers assessment and therapy for people who recognize disturbing issues with a family member's behavior—adult or child. More...

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Tampa shelter provides hope for long-term homeless

"Don't obsess. Talk about it. Then get back into the game.” So says the hand-made poster hanging on the wall by Andrea Abdalla's single bed. Read more of this Tampa Tribune story... More...

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Gracepoint emerges, advocating for behavioral health services

MHC, PEMHS,and ACTS agreed to merge into Gracepoint Management Inc.. The combined organization uses more of the public’s funding directly on services for people. More...

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Help is here

Every 15 minutes a person dies by suicide. It is the 2nd leading cause of death in children. Are you feeling overwhelmed? Looking to find help for someone you care about? More...

 

Welcome to Mental Health Care, Inc.

Mental Health Care is a community-based, non-profit behavioral health care agency serving the residents of Hillsborough County. We offer a full range of responsive and accessible mental health services that provide the hope and self-determination to give you the tools to live the best possible life you can. Our professional staff utilizes appropriate resources to provide carefully customized, personalized care. More...

 
Featured Topics
Abuse. Abuse occurs when people mistreat or misuse other people, showing no concern for their integrity or innate worth as individuals, and in a manner that degrades their well being. More...
Addictions. Addiction is the repeated involvement with a substance or activity, despite the substantial harm it now causes, because that involvement was (and may continue to be) pleasurable and/or valuable. More...
Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse. People who become addicted to alcohol/drugs are gradually introduced and desensitized to them over a period of time. More...
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. A detailed description of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), its causes, symptoms and treatments. ADHD is a neurological disorder that develops during childhood and can persist into adulthood. More...
Aging & Geriatrics. This topic center provides information about disease prevention and health promotion activities which can help you prevent, delay, or manage problems associated with aging. More...
Alternative Mental Health Medicine. This topic center provides information on complementary and alternative forms of medicine, including acupuncture, chiropractic, energy healing, herbal, amino acid, vitamin, naturopathic and homeopathic treatments, hypnosis, massage, spiritual healing, traditional Chinese and Indian medicine, meditation and yoga. More...
Anger Management. Anger is a basic and normal emotion, but one that can easily become destructive and lead to health and social problems. Explore information in this topic center on the nature of anger, and anger management therapy and techniques. More...
Anxiety Disorders. In this topic center you'll find information on the Anxiety Disorders, including phobia (social anxiety, agoraphobia, etc.), panic disorder, generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. More...
Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar Disorder causes people to swing between extreme, severe and typically sustained mood states which affect their energy levels, attitudes, behavior and ability to function. More...
Child & Adolescent Development: Overview. An overview of child development theories from a developmental psychological point of view. Reviewed theorists include freud, kohlberg, erikson, piaget, bronfenbrenner More...
Child Development & Parenting: Early (3-7). This document surveys child development between the age of 2 to 7 years, a period sometimes referred to as early childhood. The document also provides parenting information specific to this age group. More...
Child Development & Parenting: Infants (0-2). This document surveys child development between the age of 0 to 2 years, a period otherwise known as infancy. The document also provides parenting information specific to this age group. More...
Dissociative Disorders. Dissociation is a cognitive process through which memory and attention become altered. The spectrum of dissociative disorders spans simple depersonalization, amnesia, dissociative fugue, and dissociative identity (multiple personality) disorder. More...
Divorce. Divorce refers to the often messy and painful end of a marriage. This topic center provide a comprehensive overview of the emotional and legal divorce and separation process. More...
Psychological Testing. Psychological Assessment is a sub-field of Clinical Psychology specializing in the measurement of human abilities, traits and characteristics. More...
Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The term "Sexually Transmitted Diseases" refers to a group of illnesses that can be transmitted from one person to another through the sharing of body fluids, including ejaculate, vaginal fluids, blood, and other fluids. More...
Suicide. A comprehensive overview of Suicide, addressing the nature of suicide, what to do if you are suicidal, and how to help friends or family members who are suicidal. More...

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One Stitch at a time
People with several anxiety or other mental health problems find that quilting helps them focus on the positive. More...

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Are Your Children Over-Scheduled and Over-Stressed?
Children who are involved in roughly twenty hours of activity after are able to do their homework and have higher self esteem and are more outgoing and confident than children who are not involved in organized activities. More...


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Cypress Landing Apartments for chronically homeless

Cypress Landing is a 24-unit newly refurbished apartment building purchased and renovated with $2 million in federal funds obtained by the County’s Affordable Housing Services Department. Cypress Landing will provide permanent housing for chronically homeless residents. Last year, County Commissioners approved a contract with Mental Health Care/Gracepoint to provide counseling and other services to the tenants at Cypress Landing. More...


Blake's Story
“Without Safe Place, I would have tried suicide.” said Blake, a resident of the program. “This is the only hope I’ve had in 15 years.” More...


Upcoming Shine a Light Tours
Want to learn more about how you can Shine a light, save a life and build a stronger community? Please RSVP for a lunch tour. More...