Mental Health

 

Mental HealthCRISIS SUPPORT SERVICES

(scroll down for non-crisis services)

 

Resource

Description

Eligibility

Fee*

Information

UF Crisis & 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 UF Students no https://counseling.ufl.edu/about/location-hours-contact

 

Call 352-392-1575

UF Employee Assistance Program 24/7 phone-based crisis intervention counseling and support House staff; Faculty; Staff no 1-833-306-0103 (toll free 24/7)

https://eap.ufl.edu/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Toll-free 24/7 phone- or chat-based crisis intervention counseling and support All no Call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Or online chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

 

National Suicide Hotline Toll-free 24/7 phone- or chat-based crisis intervention counseling and support All no Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

Or online chat: https://www.imalive.org/

 

Alachua County Crisis Center 24/7 phone-based crisis intervention counseling and support All no http://www.alachuacounty.us/DEPTS/CSS/CRISISCENTER/Pages/CrisisCenter.aspx

 

Alachua County Sexual Assault Helpline 24/7 counseling and emergency outreach for survivors of sexual assault All no 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) All: (insurance accepted) $ https://ufhealth.org/shands-vista

 

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 All

(insurance accepted)

$ 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

 

Resource

Description

Eligibility

Fee*

Information

Windows to Emotional Wellness Mental health resources compiled by UF-UF Health Wellness Students; House staff;

Faculty;

Staff

varies http://gatorcare.org/wellness/windows-to-wellness/emotional/
TalkSpace Confidential Online Therapy Free therapy via videoconference, phone, and/or text / House staff; Faculty; Staff no https://redemption.talkspace.com/redemption/gatorcare (optimized for Google Chrome)
Employee Assistance Program 6 free counseling sessions House staff;

Faculty

no http://eap.ufl.edu/

 

Office of Student Counseling & Development Short-term counseling for students in UFCOM Medical students;

PA students; COM Grad students

no https://counseling.med.ufl.edu/
UF Counseling & Wellness Center Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, & Behavioral Health Services UF Students no https://counseling.ufl.edu/
UF Couple & Family Clinic Free family therapy, couples counseling, premarital counseling, divorce-adjustment counseling, and counseling for children/adolescents All no https://education.ufl.edu/counselor-education/couple-and-family-clinic/

 

“ELEVATE” Smart Couples Relationship Enhancement Free 5-week relationship workshops All no https://smartcouples.ifas.ufl.edu/classesevents/elevate/

 

“Before You Tie the Knot” Pre-Marital Program Free 5-week premarital workshops All no https://smartcouples.ifas.ufl.edu/classesevents/before-you-tie-the-knot/
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. UF Students no http://umatter.ufl.edu

or 352-294-CARE

 

12-Step Meetings (AA/NA) List of community mutual-support groups for individuals recovering from alcohol and/or drug addiction. All no http://www.northcentralflaa.org/
Medical/PA Student Coping Skills Group 8-week DBT-informed coping skills group designed specifically for medical students. Medical students;

PA students

(insurance accepted)

$ Email Dr. Lisa King: lisaking@ufl.edu

Or call: 352-265-0294

UF Adult Psychiatry Clinic Clinic offering psychiatric medication and psychotherapy services for psychiatric and substance use disorders All: (GatorCare insurance accepted) $ https://ufhealth.org/uf-health-adult-psychiatry-springhill

 

UF Medical Psychology Clinic Clinic offering child/adult psychological testing, psychotherapy services All: (GatorCare insurance accepted) $ https://ufhealth.org/medical-psychology-shands-uf

 

UF Clinical & Health Psychology Clinic Clinic offering child/adult psychological testing and psychotherapy services All: (GatorCare insurance accepted) $ https://ufhealth.org/clinical-and-health-psychology-clinic

 

UF Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic Clinic offering children’s psychiatric medication and psychotherapy services All: (GatorCare insurance accepted) $ https://ufhealth.org/uf-health-child-psychiatry-springhill-health-center

 

UF OCD and Related Disorders Program Program offering child & adult assessment and treatment of OCD and related disorders All: (GatorCare insurance accepted) $ https://psychiatry.ufl.edu/patient-care-services/ocd-program/

 

UF Sleep Disorders Program Program offering assessment and treatment of sleep disturbances All: (GatorCare insurance accepted) $ https://psychiatry.ufl.edu/patient-care-services/sleep-medicine-2/

 

GatorCare Community Mental Health Providers Listing of community providers who accept GatorCare insurance All: (GatorCare insurance accepted) $ http://gatorcare.org/network/gainesville-providers/
UF Health Florida Recovery Center Substance use disorder treatment center offering outpatient, IOP, and residential treatment All: (insurance accepted) $ https://floridarecoverycenter.ufhealth.org/

 

UF Health Shands Vista Psychiatric Hospital Inpatient psychiatric hospital serving patients needing acute, chronic, child/adolescent, and substance detox services All: (insurance accepted) $ https://ufhealth.org/shands-vista

 

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. UF Students no https://counseling.ufl.edu/resources/mbc/biofeedback/
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. UF Students no https://counseling.ufl.edu/services/gw/workshops/
Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center Support Groups Variety of groups available to community members who have been victimized. All no http://www.alachuacounty.us/Depts/CSS/VictimServices/Pages/SupportGroups.aspx
Community Support Groups Variety of support groups for individuals and families dealing with various challenges/concerns. All no http://fun4gatorkids.com/Programs-Classes/Support-Groups/
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. All no Email. consolation@qopparish.org Phone. 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. Anyone who has been affected by another’s drinking no http://alanonfla2.org/
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 All no http://www.namigainesville.org/meetings
Care for Colleagues Peer Support  Free individual and group peer support following a difficult event in the workplace Faculty; Housestaff; Students; Staff no Care for Colleagues: Provides support to health care workers at UF Health after events that are difficult.

Care for Colleagues Statement of Understanding: Please complete if you wish to serve as a Care for Colleagues team member

White Paper on Second Victims: Paper from the Center for Patient Safety that describes the importance of peer support ti individual healthcare workers and professionals.

 

* Regarding fees:  no= free services available; ($)= discounted services available; $=services require a fee (insurance may be accepted)