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we are all in this together.

‘Let’s Talk’ is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone and get access to mental health and substance use services. No matter what you’re dealing with, there are people who can help.

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feeling better

hope for the future.

“Thank you so much for being a real person and being so real. I was so afraid to call this number. I had no idea you guys would be so kind to me.”

Cassandra D.

“May your life be as pleasant and as helpful as you have been to me.”

Gwendolyn C.

“You are right. I am not alone.”

Jasmine H.


Below are a few of our most frequently asked questions. Click a title below to learn more.

 Let's Talk is a warm support line available for residents of Tampa Bay who need someone to talk to. It provides a compassionate space for individuals to share their thoughts and feelings and receive emotional support. Our specialists can connect you with local mental health providers for appointments, in-person and virtual, and assist in recommending pathways to care. 

During a Let's Talk session, you can expect a compassionate and non-judgmental space where you can freely express your thoughts and feelings. Our specialists will actively listen to you, provide emotional support, and offer resources and referrals based on your needs.

Let's Talk specialists are trained mental health counselors who are here to provide support and assistance. They are not licensed mental health counselors and cannot provide medical recommendations or prescriptions. Counselors do have a compassionate ear and access to referrals to licensed clinical specialists.

Let's Talk is available to all residents of Tampa Bay, regardless of age, background, or insurance status. It is open to anyone who feels the need for emotional support and a listening ear. You can use Let's Talk for yourself or on behalf of someone who may need support.

about tampa bay thrives

Tampa Bay Thrives is a cross-sector coalition of leaders with a deep commitment to strengthening behavioral health outcomes for depression, anxiety and substance use disorder. We believe that mental wellness is critical to a healthy and thriving community. Our goal is to make it easier for individuals in need to find and access care while removing the stigma of asking for help.