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Community Resources

Community resources are available to support families outside of the academic day. School-based mental health professionals at individual schools are equipped to provide guidance and additional referrals.

Lee County Community Resource Guide
Linking Youth and Families to Community Resources

Mental Health & Wellness

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Lee County
The families and members of NAMI Lee, Charlotte, and Hendry Counties are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.
7275 Concourse Dr. Suite 300 Fort Myers, FL 33908
Lee County: (239) 337-9024

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or
Text NAMI to 741741

United Way 211
211 is a United Way program that provides free information and referral to human/social service agencies within Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties. Clients can call and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. United Way 211 is for non-emergency assistance only; 211 may not be reached on some hotel, cell, or pay phones.
7273 Concourse Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33908
Lee County: (239) 433-3900

SedNet
The Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (SEDNET) creates and facilitates a network of key stakeholders committed to assisting in the provision of a quality system of care for students with or at-risk of emotional and/or behavioral challenges.
Helen Burton - Hendry County School District
25 Hickpochee Ave
La Belle FL 33935
(863) 674-4164 Ext. 238
FAX: (863) 674-4106
burtonh@hendry-schools.net

LGBTQ Resources

GLBT National Help Center
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Help Center provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 4 pm to midnight, and Saturday, noon to 5 pm Eastern Standard Time.
1-888-THE – GLNH (843-4564)
help@LGBThotline.org

GLBT National Youth Talkline
Peer support and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth.
800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30 pm to Midnight, Eastern time
help@LGBThotline.org

The Trevor Project
A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.

Trevor Lifeline
A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7
1-866-488-7386

TrevorChat
Available 7 Days A Week, (3pm–1am ET/Noon–10pm PT)
Connect with a TrevorChat Counselor

TrevorText
Text “START” to 678678. Standard text messaging rates apply.
Available 7 Days A Week, (3pm–1am ET/Noon–10pm PT).

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies
(239) 898-6124
pflagfortmyers2@aol.com

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention LifeLine
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
1-800-273-8255