Youth M.O.V.E. Jacksonville


Youth MOVE Jacksonville wishes to serve as a gateway to the Jacksonville community about local resources that are available. Please see the links below to connect to resources that can help you.


Baker Acts

What is a Baker Act?

If a person is a danger to self or others, the officer can transport the person to a hospital where he or she will be held for up to 72 hours while further evaluation and treatment are conducted.


Public Baker Act Facilities

-Mental Health Resource Center 904-642-9100

Private Baker Act Facilities

Baptist Medical Center 904-202-7900


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Intersexed, Questioning

Youth who are part of this population often face rejection and bullying. If you are a young person who is struggling with your sexuality or if you have questions please seek assistance.


Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network (JASMYN) 904-389-0089


Suicide Prevention

Suicide is an issue that affects youth everyday. If you or a friend is thinking about suicide, the best thing you can do is get help.

-National Suicide Prevention Lifeline-1-800-273-8255

-ASAP Project 904-296-1055 (for youth between 10-24 years old who are contemplating or have attempted suicide)

-American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 904-891-4351-

-Survivors of Suicide Support Group 904-868-5156-


United Way 2-1-1 is the suicide intervention and prevention helpline for this region.

Dial 2-1-1, in Duval, St. Johns, Clay, Baker, Nassau, Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton, and Putnam counties.

1-904-632-0600, in the local Duval County calling area

Hearing Impaired Dial: 1-904-306-0447 (TTY)