Mental Health Resources

Crisis/Emergency counseling for UF community by phone:  24 hours a day, 7 days/week

UF Crisis & Emergency phone counseling for STUDENTS: (352) 392-1575

UF Crisis & Emergency phone counseling for FACULTY/RESIDENTS/POST DOCS/STAFF: (352) 392-5787 or 1-833-306-0103 (toll free)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:  Call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255); Or online chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

National Suicide Hotline: Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433); Or online chat: https://www.imalive.org/

Alachua County Crisis Center: 352-264-6789

Alachua County Sexual Assault Helpline:  Call 352-264-6760 or 1-866-252-5439 (toll-free)

Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio (en Espanol): 1-888-628-9454 (toll free)

Crisis Text Line: Anonymously text in for help during a crisis— Text HOME to 741741 – to connect

Free Bilingual 24/7 Emotional Support Helpline
Florida Blue launched a 24-hour, free emotional support helpline for all Floridians, in partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health. Any Floridian – even if uninsured or insured by another plan – can call 833-848-1762 for support in managing feelings of stress, anxiety, grief, or fear related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Counselors cannot provide information on COVID-19 testing or treatment.

Helpful Links

Mental Health Resources For Kids

Downloadable Apps

F0R INDIVIDUALS IN RECOVERY

Additional Resources

Guide to Substance Abuse and Mental Health In College

Alcoholism Treatment

Tips and Resources from Mental Health America


Mental health tips for social distancing


7 Crucial Research Findings to Help Deal With COVID-19


Tips for dealing with uncertainty


American Psychiatric Association COVID-19 Resources


American Psychological Association Pandemic Resources


CDC Resources to Manage Anxiety and Stress


Resilience in Challenging Times


Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety Toolkit


Self-Compassion and COVID-19For self-compassion guided activities


FACE COVID Video to Combat COVID-19 Anxiety