About us

Harrison E. Standley

Harrison E. Standley is a graduate of the University of Florida and Stetson University College of Law. He is admitted to the State of Florida Bar, Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida. He is accredited by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to assist with the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of a claim for VA benefits.

Resources for Emotional Support

Sometimes, we fall behind. There’s a lot going on in life. It’s stressful. It’s tough. And a shortage of financial resources can make it harder. You are not alone. If you need to talk to someone, there are people willing to help:

Veterans Crisis Line:
Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, or Text 838255,
or go to https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ nited Way

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The Heart of Florida United Way provides help to people in need through its Community Resource Line. Crisis counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. They also provide referrals to health and human resources throughout Central Florida.

Florida Employee Assistance Program

The Florida Employee Assistance Program provides confidential, professional, free counseling to state employees and their family members. Counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.

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Federal Employee Assistance Programs

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All Federal agencies provide Employee Assistance Programs. The programs are cost-free to Federal employees and are designed to help employees effectively address and overcome problems. Basic EAP services include free, voluntary, short-term counseling and referral for various issues affecting employee mental and emotional well-being.

For a point of contact for your agency’s EAP, check your agency’s intranet or internet website, or contact your human resources office.

For general information, visit the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s website at:

http://www.opm.gov/Employment_and_Benefits/worklife/

SAMHSA'S National Mental Health Information Center

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (“SAMHA”) provides a Mental Health Services Locator from which the public can access comprehensive information about mental health services and resources by clicking on a State or U.S. Territory from the map at:

http://www.samhsa.gov/

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Community Resources

Many of these resources provide services for free or low cost.

Fort Myers and Surrounding Areas

Central Florida
Mental Health Association of Central Florida
☏ 407-898-0110
www.mhacf.org

Brevard County
Circles of Care
☏ 321-722-5200
www.circlesofcare.org

Crisis Services of Brevard
The 211 Helpline
☏ 321-632-6688 or 211
www.211brevard.org

United Way
☏ 352-787-7530 or 211
www.uwls.org

Orange County
Lakeside Behavioral Healthcare
☏ 407-875-3700
www.lakesidecares.org

United Way
☏ 321-632-6688 or 211
www.211brevard.org

Osceola County
Park Place Behavioral Health Care
☏ 407-846-0023
www.ppbh.org

United Way
☏ 321-632-6688 or 211
www.211brevard.org

Seminole County
Seminole Behavioral Healthcare
☏ 407-831-2411
www.seminolecares.org

United Way
☏ 321-632-6688 or 211
www.211brevard.org

Fort Myers and Surrounding Areas

Charlotte County
Charlotte Behavioral Health Care
☏ 941-575-0222 – crisis line
☏ 941-639-8300 – main phone number
www.cbhcfl.org
– Accepts Medicaid and Medicare patients, has sliding scale fee arrangement for uninsured clients; they also do referrals to other local resources that provide free services.

Collier County
National Alliance on Mental Illness
☏ 239-434-6726
www.namicollier.org
– Provides free referrals for people seeking counseling
– Also covers Glades and Hendry counties

Desoto County
Coastal Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
Adult Comprehensive Community Support Team
☏ 863-993-2911
www.coastalbh.org
– Only takes Medicaid patients, no out of pocket cost for Medicaid patients
– No religious affiliation/funding
– Also covers Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee counties

Lee County
National Alliance on Mental Illness
☏ 239-337-9024
www.namilee.org
– No direct counseling provided, but provides referrals and structured support groups and classes
– All referrals, classes, and groups are free

Jacksonville and Surrounding Areas

Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Hamilton, Suwannee, and Union Counties
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
☏ 352-374-5600 or 1-800-330-5615
www.mbhci.org

Citrus, Marion, and Sumter Counties
The Centers
☏ 352-726-7155
www.thecenters.us

Volusia County
Mental Health Association of East Central Florida
☏ 386-252-5785 or 386-255-4491
www.mhavolusia.org

St. Johns County
Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare (SMABHC)
☏ 904-209-6200
http://stjohns.floridahealth.gov/

Clay Behavioral Health Center, Inc.
☏ 904-291-5561
www.ccbhc.org

Tampa and Surrounding Areas

Hillsborough County
Boley Centers
☏ 727-821-4819
www.boleycenters.org

Northside Mental Health Center
☏ 813-977-8700
www.northsidemhc.org

Manatee County
Boley Centers
☏ 727-821-4819
www.boleycenters.org

Pasco County
P.E.M.H.S.
☏ 727-499-2348
www.pemhs.org

Northside Mental Health Center
☏ 813-977-8700
www.northsidemhc.org

Pinellas County
Boley Centers
☏ 727-821-4819
www.boleycenters.org

P.E.M.H.S.
☏ 727-499-2348
www.pemhs.org

Suncoast Center
☏ 727-327-7656
www.suncoastcenter.org

Polk County
Northside Mental Health Center
☏ 813-977-8700
www.northsidemhc.org

Sarasota County
Boley Centers
☏ 727-821-4819
www.boleycenters.org

Veterans and Their Families

The Office of Mental Health Services of the Department of Veterans Affairs provides mental health services for veterans and their families. Their website provides a wealth of information:
www.mentalhealth.va.gov

Middle District of Florida (by county)

Hillsborough and Pinellas:
Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg ({Parishes in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties): https://www.dosp.org/

University of South Florida: https://www.usf.edu/student-affairs/student-outreach-support/resources/mental-health-resources.aspx

Crisis Care for Adults and Children: https://www.gracepointwellness.org/site/article/49502-crisis-care

Pasco
Polk
Hernando
Sarasota
Manatee
Hardee
Brevard
Orange
Osceola
Seminole
Volusia
Baker
Bradford
Clay
Columbia
Duval
Flagler
Hamilton
Nassau
Putnam
St. Johns
Suwannee
Union
Charlotte
Collier
DeSoto
Glades
Hendry
Lee
Citrus
Lake
Marion
Sumter

Southern District of Florida (by county)

Highlands
Okeechobee
Indian River
St. Lucie
Martin
Palm Beach
Broward
Miami-Dade
Monroe

Harassed by Debt Collectors?

Behind on Bills?

Bankruptcy may be an option. The bankruptcy courts provided an introductory guide to bankruptcy, which is provided here:

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under Chaptrers 7, 11, and 13 of the the Bankruptcy Code.

VA Benefits Denied?

We can help you get what you are owed

Social Security Benefits Issues?

If you are over 65 years old, blind, or disabled, and if you have low or no income and very few financial resources, you could apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

If you are disabled and cannot continue to work, you can apply for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI)

Have a challenging case? Get a free consultation.