Behavioral Health

At CFHC we care about YOUR mental health. Our behavioral health department is here to support you through your difficult times. Whether you’re a child (5+), teen, or adult, our highly trained providers are here to assess and provide quality evidenced based practices, guiding you to achieving your wellness goals.

What is CFHC Outpatient Mental Health Treatment?

Outpatient mental health treatment is used to increase the strengths and resources of every patient. Outpatient psychotherapy serves individuals with mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. The program empowers individuals to build skills needed to begin the recovery process. Evidence-based practices are emphasized. Services are recovery-focused and based on person-centered planning and client-directed outcomes.

Our team consists of:

  • 2 Clinical Psychologists
  • 1 Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • 1 APRN

Behavioral Health Services:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Caregiver Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Parent/Child Conflict
  • Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Abuse and Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress
  • Gender Dysphoria


Peace River Center/Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT)

Phone 1: 863-519-3744
Phone 2: 800-627-5906
Hours: 24 hours, everyday
About: Serving Polk, Highlands, & Hardee counties. The crisis response team offers mental health support to schools, the community and other service providers following critical incidents such as hostage situations, school violence, or sudden loss of a teacher or fellow student.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone: 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK)
Hours: 24 hours, everyday
About: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

Florida Mental Health Helpline

Phone: 1-866-846-5588
Hours: 24 hours, everyday


Phone: 211
Hours: 24 hours, everyday
About: Crisis intervention service for free confidential telephone helpline. Provides emotional support, crisis counseling, suicide prevention, information and referrals.

The Trevor Project

Phone: 1-866-488-7386
Hours: 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
About: Founded in 1998 focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth. Through a toll-free telephone number, it operates The Trevor Lifeline, a confidential service that offers trained counselors.