Behavioral Health Services
Crisis, Outpatient/Inpatient, Individual, Group, & Family Counseling

Please Note: These referrals are not recommendations and we encourage you to do
your own research on each program to see if it fits your particular need.

  • The Centers
    • 5664 SW 60th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474
    • (352) 291-5555
    • www.thecenters.us
    • Crisis Line:  Marion County (352) 629-9595
    • Citrus County (352) 726-7155
  • The Vines Hospital
  • Phoenix House
  • LifeStream Behavioral Center (Leesburg, FL)
    • (352) 315-7800
    • www.lsbc.net
    • 24 Hr. Access/Crisis Line (866) 355-9394
  • UF Health Florida Recovery Center
  • Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. (Gainesville, FL)

 

Financial Hardship, Sliding Fee Scale, No Insurance

 

  • Heart of Florida Health Center
  • Langley Health Services

{The Centers, Meridian, and LifeStream may also be contacted regarding Sliding Fee Scale possibilities.}

Support Groups/Education

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Marion County)
  • Christian 12 Step Ministry, Inc.
    • 415 NW First Avenue, Ocala, FL 34478
    • (352) 732-0877
    • www.christian12step.org
    • Services:  Faith-based substance abuse education, referrals to programs, groups, prison ministry
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    • Crisis:  The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
    • Central Florida area:  http://afsp.org/chapter/afsp-central-florida/
  • Life in Focus Education at Souls Harbor First Pentecostal Church
    • 12650 SE County Hwy 484, Belleview, FL 34420
    • (352) 245-3227
    • www.marionlife.com
    • See webpage for services or classes.
  • Western Judicial Services
    • 2300 S. Pine Avenue, Suite C, Ocala, FL 34474
    • (352) 622-9006
    • www.westernjudicial.com
    • See webpage for services or classes.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous Ocala & Marion County
  • Al-Anon (Help for family and friends of alcoholics)
  • Narcotics Anonymous (Florida Region by County)
  • ORCA, Inc. (opiod help)
  • Gamblers Anonymous (search by city and state)

Counseling Help
(Sliding Fee Scale may be available)

  • Ocala Psychiatric Associates
    • Dr. Timothy L. Byrd, MD, FAPA
    • 2 SW 12th Street, Ocala, FL 34471
    • (352) 629-4350
    • www.ocalapsychiatricassociates.com
    • See webpage for various areas of specialty.
  • Palmetto Behavioral Medicine, Inc.
    • Dr. Micah Baxley, MD–Geriatric Psychiatry
    • 3002 SE First Avenue, Building 100, Ocala, FL 34471
    • (352) 368-2448
  • Ocala Consulting & Prevention Counseling Services
    • 2100 SE 17th Street, Building 700, Ocala, FL 34471
    • (352) 622-4488
    • www.ocalaconsulting.com
    • Services: Substance Abuse Assessments, Education, Support, Counseling, and Drug Screenings
  • New Directions of Central FL and Perspectives II
    • 9425 SE Hwy 42, Summerfield, FL 34491
    • (352) 347-6272
    • www.newdirectionscf.com
    • Services: Intensive Outpatient Treatment; Individual, Group & Family Counseling
  • Comprehensive Addictions Treatment Services (CATS of Ocala)
    • 730 SE Osceola Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471
    • (352) 732-2287
    • www.catsofocala.com Services:  Meetings, Various Counseling
  • Faithfully Guided
    • 1541 SW First Avenue, Suite 102, Ocala, FL 34471
    • (352) 512-0631
    • www.faithfullyguided.org
    • Services:  Various Areas of Pastoral Counseling & Education
  • Clarice Ruttenber, LMHC, CAP – Pathways Counseling
    • 2760 SE 17th  Street, Suite 300, Ocala, FL 34471
    • (352) 812-2257
    • Services:  Christian Counseling, Equine Assisted Psychotherapist, Certified EMDR Therapist
  • Dr. Joanne Cornell-Ohlman, PhD, PA (Child Psychologist)
  • Randall Lowrey, PsyD
    • 3304 SW 34th  Circle, Suite 202, Ocala, FL 34474
    • (352) 687-0322
  • Christian Counseling Associates
    • 1520 NE 14th  Street, Ocala, FL 34470
    • (352) 622-6292
    • www.marionbaptist.com
    • See webpage for counselors and specialties.