Community Wellness

There are many free public resources to support mental health and wellness. In addition, there is a Find Help tool shown below, offered by Manatee County to find services in the community. In an emergency, always Dial 911.

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Dial 988 From Any Phone
If you believe that someone else is in danger of suicide and you have their contact information, contact your local law enforcement for immediate help. You can also encourage the person to contact a suicide prevention hotline using the information above.
If you’re in emotional distress or suicidal crisis, find help in your area with Find a helpline.
If it’s an emergency, call 911. You can also go to your nearest emergency room. A medical professional can give information about your particular circumstances.
988 is available throughout the US
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Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here:

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Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here:

Manatee County Extends Burn Ban

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (June 3, 2024) – Due to the continued hot and dry weather, the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has voted to impose a ban on all outdoor burning and the use and discharge of fireworks and sparklers in the county, effective immediately.

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