Local Mental Health Resources for Youth and Families
South Florida Wellness Network (SFWN) – SFWN is a recovery focus support network which is run and driven by youth, adult and family peers. Find out more here
NAMI Broward County – NAMI Broward County provides free support groups, education classes and seminars, legislative advocacy, and information for people in our community living with mental illness as well as their loved ones. Find out more here
Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP) – FISP provides suicide prevention educational programs, support for survivors of suicide loss, and other prevention programs. Find out more here
SunServe – SunServe provides the LGBTQ community critical life assistance and professional mental health services with an emphasis on economically disadvantaged, marginalized youth, adults and seniors in the greater South Florida metropolitan area. Find out more here
Local Resources for Youth and Families during COVID-19
Broward County Public Schools is offering the community of BCPS staff, students, family, and those serving BCPS schools daily Mindfulness and Mind Body live sessions from Monday to Friday, as well as pre-recorded offerings and resources for adults, youth and teens. Refer to the weekly schedule here.
Inner Explorer Family App is now available for free to support families in practicing Mindfulness at home. The app offers pre-recorded Mindfulness-based audio practices for all ages in English and Spanish. Go to http://www.innerexplorer.org to practice and learn more.
Inner Space of Kindness offers FREE live daily online Mindfulness meditation and movement practices by a collaborative of qualified Mindfulness instructors. Visit the schedule of multiple daily offerings. Learn more about the instructors here. For more information, visit their website: https://ahameducation.wixsite.com/innerspace
Pandemic of Love is a grassroots, volunteer-led mutual aid organization that now has over 350+ full-time volunteers around the globe. Go to become a donor to support a family in need or to ask for aid for your family: http://www.pandemicoflove.com/help or https://www.pandemiadeamor.com/
AHAM Education is offering Mindfulness-based courses and Mind Body Skills Groups on an ongoing basis for adults and teens. Click here to fill out an interest form. Go to https://www.ahameducation.org/amindfulbroward for more details.
Self-Care Challenge Seven Part Series is a virtual on-demand Mindfulness and Mind Body practice video series developed by Knellee Bisram for Prime Time Palm Beach County to help parents, caregivers and front line workers navigate stress and uncertainty of the current times. Click here to access the video series.