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David Lawrence Centers (DLC) is a not-for-profit, leading provider of behavioral health solutions that are focused on creating life-saving and life-changing wellness for adults and children. 

DLC offers treatment to individuals suffering from mental health, psychological, emotional, and substance use challenges.

About David Lawrence Centers

After self-harming herself since she was 10 years old, both Chloe and her mom needed help to get through this difficult situation. 


Since she was 7 years old, Brianna fought suicidal thought. It wasn't until she found DLC that she learn what it meant to be alive.


Caleb suffers from several conditions that affect his mood swings and behavior. Him and his mom were able to find the support they needed at DLC. 


Children and teens have had life-changing and life-saving experiences with the help they received from our caring and dedicated staff.

Success Stories

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Research indicates a 10-year delay from first symptom to treatment. Think about the challenges a decade of delay can create.

This form should not be relied upon for urgent clinical needs or questions. If you or someone you know needs urgent assistance, you can reach live help anytime through our 24-hour phone line at (239) 455-8500, or dial 911.  

Avoid that long, often silent, struggle, and Get Help Now!

  • Sudden changes in sleeping patterns
  • Changes in weight and/or eating habits
  • Extreme mood swings and/or inability to manage emotions appropriately.
  • Withdrawing from or avoiding social interaction
  • Lack of interest in activities or hobbies
  • Decreased work or academic performance
  • Engaging in risky behavior, like using substances or skipping school.
  • Self-harm behaviors and/or thoughts of suicide
  • Persistent sadness for two or more weeks
  • Frequent headaches or stomachaches

For over 50 years, DLC has been a resource for education, prevention, intervention, and treatment for children, adults, and families in Southwest Florida.

Your Child's Mind and Wellbeing is Our Priority 

If you have noticed any of the following symptoms or behaviors in your child or teen, contact us and we will walk you through the next steps:

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