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PTSD Awareness Month

Jun Sun, 2024, See more: Health and Safety,Mental Health

Did you know that there are currently about 8 million people in the United States with PTSD? Help us spread the word that effective PTSD treatments are available. If left untreated, PTSD symptoms can worsen over time. This can include increased anxiety, depression, and feelings of isolation. Flashbacks, nightmares, and other symptoms can become more frequent and intense.

If you are experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, you can call or text ‘988’ (or chat online on 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline’s website) for free, confidential, and immediate help. You can also call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) to access the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 24/7 helpline.

Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15, 2024
Elder abuse includes physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. Approximately one in 10 Americans age 60+ have experienced one form of elder abuse.

NWF Health CONNECTS is here for you

June 11, 2024
Discover local resources that can help you NOW with NWFHealth Connects! From healthcare to job training, we've got you covered. Simply enter your zip code and find the assistance you need.

Professional Wellness Month

June 08, 2024
A good workplace wellness culture not only attracts the right talent and keeps them, but also helps recruit future talent. Employees that are experiencing high levels of job satisfaction are less likely to leave.

Elder Abuse Awareness Month

June 05, 2024
Elder abuse occurs when someone an older person knows and trusts causes them harm. It is usually done by a family member and it occurs regardless of gender, race, cultural values, religion or socio-economic factors.

C1 Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting

May 31, 2024
There are local task forces and coalitions which encompass every one of Florida's 67 counties. Circuit 1 holds four of those with a heavy presence and interest from Sheriff's in each county. NWFHN is involved...