BayCare Behavioral Health

Outpatient Services: 813-872-7582

Inpatient Services: 813-870-4300

  • Provides a full range of comprehensive services for mental health and addiction issues tailored to meet the needs of children, adults and families.

Big Bear Behavioral Health


  • Provides counseling services in-home or at a convenient location for adolescents that have transportation challenges.


Centre for Women


  • Counseling & Wellness: An affordable outpatient community counseling program for individuals, couples, families, children and teens.


Cheer Counseling


Text & After Hours: 813-620-4900 (online appointment scheduling available)

  • Provides counseling services to couples, families, single adults, adolescents and children.

  • Specific counselors offer services in Spanish and American Sign Language.

  • Counselors accept insurance and a sliding scale is available.


Chrysalis Health


  • Youth mental health and substance use counseling available.


Counseling Center of Tampa Bay



  • Provides affordable counseling services to individuals, families, and couples.


Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

24/7 Crisis Hotline: 2-1-1

Counseling Center: 813-264-9955

  • You can dial 2-1-1 to receive free crisis counseling along with useful information and referral 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Help is just a phone call away.


DACCO – Adolescent Services

M-F 8am-5pm - (813) 384-4000

M-F After 5pm - (855) 322-2600
Weekends - (855) 322-2600

  • Adolescent Outpatient Program for teens ages 12 -17.

  • Addresses issues such as self-esteem, self-loathing, anger, the consequences of alcohol and drug addiction, and understanding and building healthy relationships


Gary Howell, Psy.D., PC

813.419.PsyD (7793)

  • Licensed Psychologists offer individual and group therapy, couples counseling, psychological testing, hypnosis, and meditation services.

  • Insurance accepted or for sliding scale.

  • Free transgender and gender nonconforming youth support group and parenting support group (see website).




  • Provides clinical services for children, adolescents and families.

  • Full range of psychiatric and therapeutic services, including individual, family and group therapy, psychiatric evaluations and medication management.

  • Home based services are also available.


Hillsborough County Children’s Services


  • CINS/FINS Residential Program: Short-term residential respite program which offers a youth ages 10 to 17 an average length of stay of 14 days with supportive counseling, health screenings, and referrals for community services.

  • CINS/FINS Non-Residential Program: Trained counselors provide individual and family therapy to youth ages 7 to 17 at sites throughout Hillsborough County with flexible daytime and evening hours.


Hillsborough County Public Schools Mental Health Hotline


Northside Behavioral Health Center


Press option 9 to schedule or reschedule an appointment

Press option 7 for any medication concerns

Press option 3 to register for a new Access To Care appointment

  • Children’s Outpatient Services

    • Available for youth ages 17 & under.

    • Therapy focuses on crisis stabilization, alleviating troubling symptoms, enhancing quality of life, coping with life’s stresses, addressing children’s developmental and emotional needs.

  • Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment

    • Provides therapy to adolescents with sexual behavior problems or who have committed sexual offenses.


Positive Family Partners, Inc.




  • Provides and assists children, families, agencies and community with services and supports to promote positive development.

Success 4 Kids & Families


  • Successful Kids: This program coordinates access to mental health services and supports based on a child's individual needs and the needs of the family. The goal is to keep children in their homes, schools, and communities.

  • Successful Students: A truancy intervention program targeting youth ages 6 through 16.

  • Successful Youth: Intervenes when young people find themselves in the juvenile justice system. Services focused on returning youth to their homes and community.

  • Healthy Transitions: Serving young adults ages 16 to 25 years of age struggling with mental health issues. The program strives to make mental health support services more readily available to youth through individualized and group wellness activities.

  • Healthy Minds: A coordinated specialty care for early psychosis treatment program.
    Enrollment Criteria:

    • Individual has experienced psychotic symptoms for no more than 2 years (e.g. hallucinations, delusional thoughts, bizarre behavior, paranoia, and/or disorganized speech).

    • Symptoms are not caused by a medical condition or substance use.

    • Individual must not have a documented IQ below 70.

    • Individual must reside in Hillsborough County.


Supportive Therapy Empowering People


  • Provides individual, family and group therapy to children, teens and adults who are experiencing challenges causing turmoil in the home, school and workplace.

  • Mentors provide encouragement to some of the children who tend to be scapegoated and attempt to use one-on-one time to engage in supportive and positive activities together.

  • Anger Management and Intensive Parenting classes.

  • Anger Management Court approved 6 week groups.

(Major Insurances such as Cigna, Aetna, Humana, Mental HealthNet, TriCare and CMS and Self-pay)

Teen Line

310-855-4673 or 800-852-8336

  • Trained teen volunteers are available to listen and support you every night from 9pm-1am EST via text message and email. Text "Teen" to 839863 or email at

USF Psychological Services Center


  • Provides assessment and therapeutic services for adults, children, families, and couples.

  • Fees are charged at a flat rate on a sliding scale.

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