Mental Health Task Force

The Mental Health Task Force is dedicated to navigating mental health discussion and issues facing Miami Lakers.

Board Members

Lindsay WallickChair
Rosa BarrosoVice Chair
Maria Paz SanchezSecretary
Gary CardenasMember
William PerezMember
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Mental Health Matters!

Positive mental health can make life beautiful.

What

Our mental health and wellness needs include motivation, enjoyment of life, change in mood, worry, grief, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and relationships with others.

When

As soon as signs are noted, speak to someone about seeking help and improving health and wellbeing.

Who

Mental health can affect you, your family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors.

Why

Mental illness can go unnoticed, and early intervention is vital to maintain healthy functioning.

Resources

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: https://988lifeline.org/

NAMI Helpline: https://www.nami.org/help

Crisis Text Line: https://www.crisistextline.org/

National Disaster Distress Helpline: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

National Child Abuse Hotline: https://www.childhelphotline.org/

Veterans Crisis Line: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

The Eldercare Locator: https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx

National Domestic Violence Hotline: https://www.thehotline.org/

Teen Line: https://www.teenline.org/who-we-are

Staff Liaison

Gabriella Escobar | Committee Liaison to Special Needs and Mental Health

T: (305) 364-6100 | E: escobarg@miamilakes-fl.gov