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New Vision Behavioral Health Inc Collaborative Wellness Initiative

North Greenwood CRA,Clearwater, FL

NVBH is wholeheartedly dedicated to promoting mental wellness within the North Greenwood Community. By delivering tailored, evidence-based mental health and wellness services, we make a tangible difference in countless lives. Our programs, steered by seasoned clinicians, encompass individual, family, and group counseling, mental health resilience workshops, and specialized initiatives aimed at enhancing work readiness and averting recidivism among the youth.


At NVBH, we pride ourselves in sculpting safe, affirming environments where individuals and families can confidently journey through their mental health challenges, empowering them towards all-encompassing well-being and a life of enriched quality. In collaboration with our esteemed community partners, we are fostering Safe and Open Spaces for Courageous Conversations:

Willa Carson Health and Wellness Center 

ARTZ 4 Life Academy (Hosting Agency)

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Empowering Youth: Afterschool and Diversion Initiatives in St. Petersburg, Florida

With a keen emphasis on youth, we also engage families and local leaders. The combined efforts of NVBH and its partners ensure a holistic approach, fostering resilience and mental wellness throughout St. Petersburg. Recognizing the fluidity of community needs, we champion adaptability and policy advocacy to cultivate a more inclusive mental health landscape. In essence, NVBH, along with St. Petersburg's esteemed entities, is crafting a brighter future for the community's youth and families. Through collective endeavors, we ensure support, empowerment, and positive change for all.

New Vision Behavioral Health (NVBH) stands as a beacon in St. Petersburg, Florida, renowned for its dedicated afterschool and diversion programs. Our collaborations with local organizations, like Pinellas County Truancy Intervention Program Services and Bethel Community Foundation’s DJJ Florida Network, highlights our commitment to student mental wellness during crucial after-school hours.

We proudly align with the Arts Conservatory for Teens, St. Pete Youth Farm, My Sister’s Keeper, the City of St. Petersburg Mayor’s Cohort of Champions, and the Bethel Community Foundation. These partnerships reflect our joint vision and dedication. Together, we offer programs focusing on mental well-being, self-awareness, and essential coping skills for students, making strides in areas historically facing mental health service challenges.

At the heart of New Vision Behavioral Health (NVBH) is an unwavering commitment to provide trusted, culturally sensitive mental health services tailored especially for BIPOC communities. We're backed by an extraordinary team of 9 Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs), seasoned veterans who have consistently shown dedication and passion in community-based mental health initiatives.

Receiving grants for our endeavors transcends financial aid. It acts as a spark, enabling us to amplify our reach, deepen our impact, and drive forth our mission of mental health equity. With these resources, we're poised to bolster our current offerings and innovate new solutions, ensuring our services remain relevant, accessible, and impactful. We envision NVBH as more than just a service. We see it as a communal hub where individuals find safety in sharing, seeking, and growing. Our overarching goal? A world where mental health is universally accessible, irrespective of racial or ethnic origins. We're on a quest to tear down the barriers obstructing mental health services, shift narratives surrounding mental health in BIPOC communities, and be the change agents advocating for mental health awareness and well-being.

For more than a decade, NVBH has stood as a beacon of hope in the mental health sector. More than just a provider, we've become a symbol of trust, reliability, and excellence, notably within BIPOC communities. Our approach to care is grounded in genuine partnership and collaboration with the communities we serve, ensuring every individual feels heard, understood, and supported. Our history is painted with continuous evolution - adapting, learning, and growing to better meet the unique challenges and needs of BIPOC communities. We’ve taken the lead in integrating innovative, evidence-based practices and molding our services to be culturally attuned, celebrating the vast diversity within our communities.

By forging strategic alliances, fostering community ties, and persistently championing mental health causes, our aspiration is clear: to reshape the mental health landscape into one of holistic, equitable, and transformational service. We're set on empowering communities to take charge of their mental health, cultivating resilience and holistic well-being. In summary, NVBH’s essence goes beyond being mere service providers. We envision ourselves as pillars in the community's pursuit of mental well-being, forging a path of support, understanding, and empowerment for all.

EmpowerBuilding Trust, Resilience, and Equity for BIPOC Communities

NVBH Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium: Paving the Way for Tomorrow

Every year, New Vision Behavioral Health (NVBH) organizes a pinnacle event that brings together bright minds and compassionate hearts from across the mental health community: the Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium. This symposium is more than just an event; it's a beacon of hope, an avenue for collaboration, and a testament to our unwavering commitment to the mental well-being of our youth.​​​

2023 Edition: Empowering Youth, Building Resilience

On October 7, 2023, the picturesque grounds of Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida came alive with the energy and enthusiasm of nearly 100 participants, including youth, seasoned mental health professionals, and dedicated community stakeholders. This confluence of diverse perspectives ensured a rich tapestry of insights, discussions, and solutions aimed at addressing the multifaceted challenges of youth mental health. The day was marked by a series of illuminating panel discussions, interactive workshops, and engaging keynote sessions, each meticulously curated to shed light on the most pressing issues facing our youth today. From exploring innovative therapeutic approaches to understanding the unique socio-cultural challenges of the modern youth, the symposium offered a comprehensive look into the ever-evolving landscape of youth mental health.

The day was marked by a series of illuminating panel discussions, interactive workshops, and engaging keynote sessions, each meticulously curated to shed light on the most pressing issues facing our youth today. From exploring innovative therapeutic approaches to understanding the unique socio-cultural challenges of the modern youth, the symposium offered a comprehensive look into the ever-evolving landscape of youth mental health.

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But beyond the discussions and debates, the symposium was a powerful reminder of the collective spirit of the mental health community. It was heartwarming to witness young individuals share their personal stories, mental health professionals offer their expertise, and community leaders pledge their support, all united by a shared vision: a brighter, mentally healthier future for our youth.


As we reflect on the success of the 2023 Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium, we're filled with gratitude for every participant, speaker, and supporter who made this event possible. It's events like these that fortify our resolve, inspire our actions, and remind us of the profound impact we can have when we come together as a community. NVBH remains committed to organizing and supporting such initiatives year after year, continually striving to amplify the voices of our youth, champion their well-being, and pave the way for a mentally healthier tomorrow.


At NVBH, every initiative we undertake, and every event we host, is fueled by a collective ambition:

to reshape the mental health landscape for our youth. The Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium is a testament to that dedication. But as impactful as our efforts are, the journey ahead is long and filled with challenges. We can't walk it alone.


We invite forward-thinking sponsors, generous donors, and visionary funders to join hands with us for the 2024 Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium and other forthcoming events. Your support not only amplifies our reach but also empowers us to create more inclusive, comprehensive, and innovative programs.


By collaborating with NVBH, you're not just associating with an event; you're investing in a brighter future for our youth, fostering resilience and well-being in communities, and championing a cause that holds the promise to change lives profoundly.

To those considering a partnership, know this: every contribution, whether financial, in-kind or through expertise, brings us one step closer to a world where every young individual has the mental health support they deserve. Let's co-create that world together.


For more information on sponsorship opportunities and how you can be a part of this transformative

journey, contact us. Together, we can make waves of positive change, ensuring that the next generation thrives in a world filled with understanding, support, and mental well-being.

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If you live in the North Greenwood Community and would like more information about our programs and services, or if you wish to schedule an appointment for individual, family, or group consultation, please Contact Us. Our dedicated team will ensure that you and your family have all the necessary mental health and wellness support to engage and guide you with warmth and compassionate care.

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This initiative is graciously powered by a grant from THE CITY OF CLEARWATER through its
North Greenwood Community Grant Program, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021's

Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (“SLFRF”).

We extend our heartfelt appreciation to the Clearwater North Greenwood CRA and the

Clearwater Urban Leadership Coalition (CULC) for their unwavering support and partnership. Together, we aim

to create lasting positive impacts in the North Greenwood Community.

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