Tampa is home to two large healthcare systems, Baycare Health and Advent Health. Baycare Health has the #2 and #3 ranked hospitals in Tampa, Morton’s Plant Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital. Baycare Health also has two women’s hospitals. For veterans in Tampa, there’s James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, which has 415 beds at its main facility. Underserved communities of East Tampa can get free care at Calvary Community Clinic.
U.S. News ranks Tampa General Hospital #1 in Tampa. Tampa General Hospital is licensed for 1,007 beds, and ranks nationally in 5 adult specialties, including:
John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Tampa has been recognized nationally for pediatric care excellence. John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital ranks #1 in Florida and #5 in the Southeast. It also ranks nationally in 8 children’s specialties, including:
Counselors are trained to help you care for your mental health. When searching for a counselor, start by looking at their education, licenses, and certifications. Licensed counselors have titles such as a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). Counselors specialize in areas such as family and marriage, addiction, religious support, and work stress. If you believe you need additional support from medication, it may be best for you to contact a Psychiatrist. If you are nervous about starting counseling, many healthcare groups offer virtual sessions for you to try from the comfort of your home. Many insurance plans and employer benefits include counseling services, making the cost of counseling affordable. There are also many affordable flat rate options available online. Finding the right counselor for you can be a life-changing part of your mental health.