gatorcare member program
Free Online Counseling and Psychiatry
GatorCare members ages 18+ are eligible to receive free and unlimited online counseling and psychiatry services through Talkspace, and members ages 13+ are eligible for free, unlimited counseling services. Talkspace provides confidential services through a digital platform via live video or messaging. Communicate with a licensed mental health provider wherever you are, whenever is best for you. Use the registration link below to begin.
About This Program
We are sure you have many questions about your TalkSpace membership as a GatorCare member. To get started, review the services available to you below, including live psychiatry sessions, counseling sessions, and messaging. For additional information, view the Talkspace FAQs.
live sessions only
Your Talkspace psychiatrist can assist you with managing and prescribing your mental health medications (excluding controlled substances). Sessions are conducted via live, confidential video chat within the comfort of your own home.
Gain access to free and unlimited online video therapy sessions with your choice of licensed Talkspace providers. Schedule your session for a time that works for you, wherever works for you.
Message your Talkspace therapist whenever you have a counseling concern you would like to address. Your Talkspace therapist is available five days per week to respond to your messages via text or via video message.
Note: Talkspace is not a crisis hotline. Anyone requiring immediate assistance is encouraged to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (9-8-8) or contact other emergency services (e.g. calling 9-1-1).
Getting started with
We are excited that you have decided to begin your mental health journey with Talkspace! To avoid charges for services, please use the button below to register. For step-by-step instructions on how to redeem your free Talkspace membership, view the guide below.
Note: It may take up to 6 weeks from joining GatorCare for you to access this TalkSpace wellness program. If you are unsure of the date you joined GatorCare, please contact your Dedicated Florida Blue Service Representative at GatorCareCSR@bcbsfl.com.
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Frequently Asked Questions
View our FAQs here.
Report an Issue
Please complete this form to report any issues you may experience with registration. You will receive a response within 1-2 business days.
Have additional questions? View additional FAQs here or contact the GatorCare Clinical Team. If you are having technical difficulties with Talkspace, please contact the Talkspace Support Team for assistance.