Emotional Wellness Resources

Emotional Wellness

Our emotional wellness manifests in our ability to meet the world with optimism, trust and a sturdy sense of self-esteem.

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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.

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Find a Provider

Whether you need support with a recent circumstance or an ongoing challenge, your GatorCare insurance plan gives you access to counseling, psychiatry, and more. Find a provider using the link below.

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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Eligible UF and UF Health employees and their immediate families are eligible to receive short-term counseling through their respective EAPs (Employee Assistance Programs). Find support for whatever life throws your way, whether financial, health challenges, family concern, and more.

Sleep Resources

Sleep is essential for emotional wellbeing. View recorded presentations by field experts or participate in our sleep challenge to maximize your sleep hygiene.

Apps for Couples & Singles

Focus on your emotional wellness from home with these apps for couples and individuals. Improve your coping and communication skills, boost your mood, and connect with your loved ones.

Find a Support Group

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 the 2021 schedule for upcoming groups and classes.

National Institute of Mental Health

The National Institute for Mental Health (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.

Meditation & Mindfulness

Explore meditation and relaxation resources, including live-streamed classes, pre-recorded sessions, and a self-guided meditation challenge. Sign up for a weekly mindfulness email and receive presentations by field experts.

Workshops & Presentations

GatorCare has several workshops related to emotional wellness: Beyond the Stress Ball, Happier You, Digital Detox, Shaping Your Next Normal, and Work-Life Alignment. Sign up your office for a live workshop, or watch one of our recorded wellness presentations on your own time.

Emotional Wellness Toolkit

Discover six strategies for improving your emotional health including enhancing social connections and mindfulness. Implement simple solutions and discover UF-UF Health resources pertaining to each strategy.

Talkspace 10 Day Path to Healing

It has been one year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many have struggled during these uncertain times. Talkspace offers a free 10-day Path to Healing evidenced-based and clinically-backed lessons and practices to help begin cultivating change and a sense of restoration.