Our Mission

To mobilize the community to strengthen behavioral health outcomes for depression, anxiety and substance use disorder, with a focus on improving early intervention, access and awareness.





For this reason, Tampa Bay Thrives was formed. We are a group of local leaders in the greater Tampa Bay area who understand the importance of improving access to resources for mental health and substance use issues. 

In our community, the need is great. Mental health and substance use conditions affect many with in Tampa Bay area…

Tampa Bay Thrives

In Tampa Bay and West Central Florida …



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Trauma, anxiety, substance abuse, thoughts of suicide and other mental issues have for years been steadily on the rise – all of which have been exponentially compounded by the coronavirus crisis.

Latest News…

December Message

December Message

The holidays can be filled with wonderful traditions, laughter, and special times with family. But for some, it can also trigger stress and depression. Added to that, the shortened days can trigger seasonal affective disorder, further impacting motivation and energy...

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November Message

November Message

As we near the end of 2021, another year where we balanced unusual working environments and the lingering pandemic, many of us are feeling stretched. Add the holidays to the mix with its added layer of entertaining, making time for friends and family, and even...

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