Statewide COVID-19 Helplines for mental health assistance Special to the Lake Okeechobee News

To receive free mental health assistance due to the stress of COVID-19 contact one of the following statewide organizations:

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 — Call 866-779-6121 or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov

Florida 2-1-1 — Dial 2-1-1

Salvation Army Emotional and Spiritual Care — Call 844-458-4673

Florida Blue 24-Hour Toll-Free Helpline/New Directions Behavioral Health — Call 833-848-1762 for free bilingual emotional support

Chrysalis Health COVID immediate telehealth services — Call 888-587-0335 or email www.chrysalishealth.com

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