COVID-19 Information

The week of May 10-16 is National Prevention Week sponsored by SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This annual health observance is dedicated to increasing public awareness and action around substance use prevention and the promotion of positive mental health.

Here are some helpful SAMHSA links:

Help Prevent Suicide

https://www.samhsa.gov/help-prevent-suicide

Mental Illness and Substance Use in Young Adults

https://www.samhsa.gov/young-adults

Resources for Families Coping with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

https://www.samhsa.gov/families

Other Resources:

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME or BRAVE to 741741

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis,

Henderson Behavioral Health can help. Please call us at 954-606-0911. We provide services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Stay Safe and Stay Well,

Steven Ronik, Ed.D.

CEO, Henderson Behavioral Health

 

 


 

 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and now, more than ever, Henderson Behavioral Health’s focus is on the mental health of our patients, community, colleagues, friends, and loved ones who may be struggling due to self-isolation, loss of employment, food insecurity, loneliness or those living with anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions that have been further exacerbated due to the COVID-19 Virus.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis,
Henderson Behavioral Health can help. Please call us at 954-606-0911. We provide services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Other resources available:

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME or BRAVE to 741741

Also, you may listen to Dr. Steve Ronik, CEO of Henderson Behavioral Health and the recent Podcast he did with Dan Lindblade, CEO of the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce about the impact of COVID-19 on mental health.


 

INNOVATION, COMPASSION, HOPE . . .

With COVID-19 disproportionately impacting South Florida’s underserved, disadvantaged and marginalized communities,Henderson Behavioral Health’s frontline staff are providing critical services for individuals, families and our community who need us now more than ever. Our behavioral health team continues to serve individuals in a variety of settings, in the office and the community. Using telehealth, Psychiatrists, APRNs, Therapists, and Case Managers are bringing vital mental health services and support to those we serve wherever they may be.

To ensure Henderson can continue to provide this essential care and support while keeping the safety of our patients and staff in mind; We need your help, especially as the need for services continues to increase in the weeks and months ahead.

Please show you care by making your own generous gift now to support our most urgent needs:

  • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) such as N95 masks, 3 ply surgical masks, gowns, and gloves to keep our frontline staff and the individuals we serve safe,
  • Laptop computers for telehealth accessibility,
  • Telehealth Licenses,
  • Cleaning and sanitary supplies for our essential offices and programs that remain open, and
  • Funds to keep our operations strong as we work to meet the increased needs of our community’s most vulnerable individuals and families.

https://www.hendersonbh.org/donate/online-donations/

Please support our efforts to address the urgent needs of the thousands of people who are relying on us right now for mental health services and those who will experience increased depression and anxiety.

On behalf of those who need and deserve our help, thank you for your compassion and generosity. We stand together, and we will get through this as a community.

Stay Safe and Stay Well,

Steven Ronik, Ed.D.

CEO, Henderson Behavioral Health


 

Click here for video message from Dr. Ronik, our CEO.

Henderson Behavioral Health continues to provide support and services to our patients, their families, and our community.

We know that this can be a stressful time for everyone and we will continue to provide resources in order to help you.

Here are some helpful resources for your family, friends, and colleagues:

How to Care for Yourself While Practicing Physical Distancing

How Do I Know Someone is Experiencing Anxiety or Depression

How to Help Someone with Anxiety or Depression During COVID-19

How to Support a Loved One Going Through a Tough Time with COVID-19

At Henderson Behavioral Health our highest priority is the health, well-being and safety of our patients, families and staff. All outpatient locations continue to remain open as we take the necessary precautions in order to provide a clean, healthy environment.

We realize this is an especially stressful time. We will make every accommodation to continue providing individuals with high quality services. If you or anyone you know is in crisis, please call our Mobile Response Team at 954-463-0911 for adults and 954-677-3113, ext. 3 for youth.

Here are some tips from the CDC to help manage stress and anxiety:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

We will continue to monitor reports from the CDC, as well as our state and local governments regarding the COVID-19 virus.