CGC Logo 

Child Guidance Center remains open to serve the mental health needs of the families of Duval County during the COVID crisis. Our operations may have changed, but we haven’t! Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if we may be of service to you and your children. Our (904) 448-4700 number is monitored throughout every week day. Our mobile crisis team is responsive 24/7 for mental health crisis situations. (904) 982-4911. Please stay safe and contact us, (904) 448-4700, if you need us.

When to Seek Help

Seek professional counseling when the problems listed below are persistent and impact your child's daily living:

  • Sleep problems
  • Change in appetite
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Cruelty to animals
  • Social withdrawal
  • Fearfulness
  • Regressing to earlier stages of development such as bedwetting or soiling
  • Problems with attention
  • Frequent injuries
  • Fire setting
  • Prolonged sadness and/or excessive crying
  • Property destruction
  • Inappropriate sexual behavior
  • Lying and stealing
  • Self-mutilation (e.g., cutting)
  • Concerns about use/abuse of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Non-compliant behavior
  • Academic decline
  • Pulling out hair or eyelashes

By: Pam Capp, LMHC
Program Director, Outpatient Services