Men's mental health is a topic that often gets overlooked. Social expectations and preconceived gender stereotypes have kept men from discussing and opening up about their mental health and potential negative stressors. Take the Stress Test to identify underlying issues causing undue strain in your life, or watch this video providing real insight to depression and masculinity.
Men’s Mental Health Resources
Explore the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities initiative “Brother, You’re on My Mind” that spotlights a variety of activities to raise awareness on the ongoing mental health challenges associated with depression and stress that affect African-American men.
Strategies involving sleep, stress management, social life interaction, physical activity and more, all help to keep depression at bay. Stay equipped with tips, tools, and resources to help combat depression and learn that you are not alone.
This fun and engaging resource will have you learning about mental health in a casual and approachable way. Explore the various tips and resources that shed light on mental health from a man’s perspective.
Mental Health Resources
GatorCare members have access to addiction, counseling, and psychiatry services through their behavioral health benefit. View our network directory to find a provider that works for you.
GatorCare members ages 18+ may be eligible to receive free online counseling and psychiatry services through Talkspace, and members ages 13+ may be eligible for free counseling services. Communicate with a licensed mental health provider wherever you are, whenever is best for you.
If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, please seek support. There are crisis phone lines and online chats available to view. Alternatively, contact 911 or visit your nearest emergency room.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Gainesville chapter hosts support groups, presentations, and courses for individuals living with mental illness and their families.
Find a support group, take a class on mental wellness, learn how to meditate, or take a workshop on emotional wellness.
Learn more about men and mental health— warning signs, local support and treatment approaches—through the National Institute of Mental Health. Connect with resources and the discover the latest news.