Mental Health

Mental Health Resources

Whether you are looking to increase emotional wellness, find support for a mental health diagnosis, or learn more about a loved one's condition, GatorCare has the resources for you.

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Use the quick links below to access services pertaining to specific categories, such as outpatient and inpatient mental health services, addiction services, and wellness resources.

Crisis Resources

If you think you may be having a mental health emergencycall 911 immediately or present to your nearest emergency room. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicide, please call 911 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

For additional crisis resources, view our dedicated page.

Get Involved

Get proactive about finding the support you need. NAMI Gainesville offers support groups and educational series for individuals with mental illness and their loved ones.

NAMI Gainesville

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Gainesville chapter hosts support groups, presentations, and courses for individuals living with mental illness and their families. View their community resource section for comprehensive mental health resources in the Gainesville area.

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Wellness Challenges

GatorCare presents ongoing wellness challenges to motivate and support you with your emotional wellness goals. Participate in our sleep, meditation, or “Get Gritty” resilience challenges to boost your emotional health. You will receive information, reminder, emails, and toolkits for achieving your goals.

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Educational Resources

Discover the most in-depth and up-to-date mental health information through national organizations like NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) or NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health). Learn more about prevalent mental health conditions and available resources!

Suicide Prevention Resources

UF’s Counseling and Wellness Center shares common signs of suicidal thinking, how to talk to someone who is suicidal, and resources for someone who is suicidal or knows someone who is.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

The NIMH is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Learn more about mental health diagnoses, participate in a research study, or get connected with resources.

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI is a grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Join an online support group, find a community near you, or learn more about your mental health diagnosis.

Emotional Wellness Presentations

View these recorded presentations on coping with stress, increasing your happiness, practicing mindfulness, and detaching from technology. Presentations range from 30-60 minutes.

Get connected with support groups, providers, and resources in your area. View upcoming courses, programs, and events below.


Meditation and Relaxation

Explore our meditation and relaxation resources, including live-streamed classes, pre-recorded sessions, and a self-guided meditation challenge. Learn how to

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