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HealthStreet Spotlight: Community Members with Mental Health Disorders

Behavioral health issues affect many people in our community According to our HealthStreet member database, 37.4% of people in Alachua County reported being told by a health  professional that they had a mental health disorder(Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Mania), and 7.8% of people in Alachua Country reported being told by a…

HealthStreet to Partner with UF Center for Arts in Medicine

HealthStreet is partnering with the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine to create programs for the community that emphasize art as a medium for healthier lifestyles. Bringing the Community Together Through the Arts Jill Sonke, the Director of the UF Center for Arts in Medicine is excited for the…

HealthStreet to host Recovery Month Mental Health Fair

On September 17th, from 12 to 3 pm, HealthStreet is hosting a Recovery Month Mental Health Fair at our facility to celebrate recovery and encourage individuals with a mental and/or substance use disorder to seek treatment and achieve a healthy, happy life. The event will include various community organizations and groups…

2nd National Our Community, Our Health to be held September 24

Our Community, Our Health: Making Research for Everyone HealthStreet is excited to announce the 2nd National Our Community, Our Health event on September 24. In alignment with the Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration’s celebration of National Recovery Month, the 2nd National OCOH will be sharing innovative research findings from the National Institute…

HealthStreet Community Member Spotlight

Meet HealthStreet Member Kevin From an Initial Introduction to Cancer Intervention “I told Kevin that what I really want is for him to win his battle against prostate cancer.”…

August is National Immunization Month

Protect others by protecting yourself! Get vaccinated.   The topic of immunization rarely demands attention unless it’s required by employers, schools and state or federal law. With August being National immunization month, it’s important to recognize getting vaccinated as a form of disease prevention for yourself and others. To…

Meet Our New HealthStreet Jacksonville Staff

Joanna Handy, Community Health Worker Welcome to HealthStreet, Joanna! Joanna is passionate about getting the community’s needs met. Originally from Jacksonville, she has seen firsthand how people benefit from the links to medical and social services. Joanna views her position at HealthStreet as allowing her to…

Meet Our New HealthStreet Gainesville Staff

Lauren Light, Research Study Navigator Welcome to HealthStreet, Lauren! Lauren is thrilled to be a part of the HealthStreet team! Lauren has two years of experience in building relationships and fostering connections in the community through her work as a recruitment manager…