Mental Health

Crisis Support Services

UF Crisis and Emergency Resource Center

Walk-in or phone-based counseling services available for students experiencing an urgent mental health need (M-F 8am-4pm); Phone-based support provided after hours/weekends.
Eligibility: UF Students
Fee: No
Number: 352-392-1575

UF Employee Assistance Program

24/7 phone-based crisis intervention counseling and support.
Eligibility: House Staff; Faculty; Staff
Fee: No
Number: 1-833-306-0103

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Toll-free 24/7 phone- or chat-based crisis intervention counseling and support.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No
Number: 1-800-273-TALK

National Suicide Hotline

Toll-free 24/7 phone- or chat-based crisis intervention counseling and support.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No
Number: 1-800-SUICIDE

Alachua County Crisis Center

24/7 phone-based crisis intervention counseling and support.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Alachua County Sexual Assault Helpline

24/7 counseling and emergency outreach for survivors of sexual assault.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No
Number: Call 352-264-6760 or 1-866-252-5439 (toll free)

UF Health Shands Vista Psychiatric Hospital

Crisis stabilization unit for individuals experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms (e.g., suicidal behavior/plan, self-harm behaviors, psychosis).
Eligibility: All (insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes

UF Health Emergency Rooms / North Florida Regional Hospital Emergency Rooms

Emergency department services are appropriate for individuals exhibiting suicidal behavior, drug/alcohol overdose, psychosis, or any other life-threatening condition.
Eligibility: All (insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes
*Go directly to any local emergency room or call 911

**Students who seek emergency assistance on behalf of themselves, another student, or a friend (including for alcohol/drug-related emergencies) will not be subject to disciplinary action**

Non-Crisis Services

Windows to Emotional Wellness

Mental health resources compiled by UF-UF Health Wellness.
Eligibility: Students; House Staff; Faculty; Staff
Fee: Varies

UF Couple and Family Clinic

Free family therapy, couples counseling, premarital counseling, divorce-adjustment counseling, and counseling for children/adolescents.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

U Matter We Care

Referral to appropriate resources for students who are struggling—Anyone can contact them with a concern about a student and they will follow-up.
Eligibility: UF Students
Fee: No
Number: 352-294-CARE

12-Step Meetings (AA/NA)

List of community mutual-support groups for individuals recovering from alcohol and/or drug addiction.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Medical/PA Student Coping Skills Group

8-week DBT-informed coping skills group designed specifically for medical students.
Eligibility: Medical Students; PA Students (insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes
Email: Dr. Lisa King at lisaking@ufl.edu
Number: 352-265-0294

UF Adult Psychiatry Clinic

Clinic offering psychiatric medication and psychotherapy services for psychiatric and substance use disorders.
Eligibility: All (GatorCare insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes

UF Medical Psychology Clinic

Clinic offering child/adult psychological testing, psychotherapy services.
Eligibility: All (GatorCare insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes

UF OCD and Related Disorders Program

Program offering child & adult assessment and treatment of OCD and related disorders.
Eligibility: All (GatorCare insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes

UF Sleep Disorders Program

Program offering assessment and treatment of sleep disturbances.
Eligibility: All (GatorCare insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes

UF Health Florida Recovery Center

Substance use disorder treatment center offering outpatient, IOP, and residential treatment.
Eligibility: All (insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes

UF Health Shands Vista Psychiatric Hospital

Inpatient psychiatric hospital serving patients needing acute, chronic, child/adolescent, and substance detox services.
Eligibility: All (insurance accepted)
Fee: Yes

CWC Biofeedback Lab

The CWC’s Biofeedback Lab is our “relaxation room” where you can find six biofeedback stations, a state of the art reclining massage chair, and numerous relaxation items for you to use in the room or in the first floor waiting area.
Eligibility: UF Students
Fee: No

CWC Workshops

Workshops are no-commitment opportunities to learn and practice different coping skills and wellness habits aimed towards improving the mental health of college students.
Eligibility: UF Students
Fee: No

Community Support Groups

Variety of support groups for individuals and families dealing with various challenges/concerns.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Bereavement Support Group

Faith-based support group for individuals struggling with grief/bereavement. Facilitated by professionals and non-professionals who have undergone training. All religions are welcome.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No
Email: consolation@qopparish.org
Number: 352-332-6279

Al-Anon/Al-ateen

A group with meetings for those who have been affected by another’s drinking. Alateen is for adolescents who have been affected by another’s drinking.
Eligibility: Anyone who has been affected by another’s drinking
Fee: No

NAMI Family Support Group

Support Group Meetings are group sharing intended only for caregivers, family members, or friends with a loved one living with a serious and persistent mental illness
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Care for Colleagues Peer Support

Free individual and group peer support following a difficult event in the workplace.
Eligibility: Faculty; House Staff; Students; Staff
Fee: No