MHLP News

Student Featured in Tampa Bay Times

Taylor Turosz, 27, a Behavioral Healthcare major in the Department of Mental Health Law & Policy at USF, was featured in an article in the Tampa Bay Times on July 20, 2018, entitled "When Suicide Threats Come Calling:  'I Try to Make a Connection'," for working the evening shift at the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. She started as a volunteer who works the hotline taking calls from sexual assault victims, people who are dealing with substance abuse issues, to people on the brink of suicide. Turosz has been working at the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay for a year and can answer up to 30 calls per night. She connects people with the much-needed resources to help them overcome their most difficult times. Read more here.