Mental Health Support
Information & Statistics
Mental illness affects more than 40 million Americans.
Every year, an estimated 26.2 percent of Americans 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder.
Mental illness may include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders and adjustment issues. Mental illness is treatable and we provide services to assist the individual maintain independence in their own environment.
Summary of Our Services
Our caregivers are trained to understand each illness, the symptoms of the illness and the individualized care plan for each client. Our goal is for each client to reach their full potential of living independently.
A Bridge For Independence is the only company in its surrounding area to provide experienced caregivers with Mental Health Services.
Supervision of Mental Health Services
Kimberly Stanford, QMHP – is a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Kimberly started, grew and ran a Class A, Medicare Certified Home Care Agency in Minnesota for over 6 years. She also had her own consulting company, in which she provided Psychiatric Nursing Supervision for the mentally and physically handicapped. Kimberly is the Case Manager over all of the company's mental health clients.
Mental Health Resources
- NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness (http://www.nami.org/)
- NAMI: Florida Chapter (http://www.namiflorida.org/)
- Mental Health Community Center of Sarasota, Florida (http://www.mhcci.com/)
- Mental Health Association of Bradenton, Florida (Google Maps Location)
We are committed to providing Excellence in Service with qualified, experienced employees. A Bridge For Independence, LLC is bonded and insured. We comply with all State and Federal rules, regulations and tax guidelines. We are registered with the Agency for Health Care Administration. License #230517