Free Therapy Night, hosted by UF Healthstreet, is open every Monday evening 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. It is a Psychology Clinic run by University of Florida graduate students in Clinical Psychology. They offer an intake plus 5 free therapy sessions and/or referrals. Students are supervised by on-site licensed Psychologists. Walk-ins available before 6:30 pm, appointments preferred.
Gainesville Peer Respite offers wellness activities, support groups, a peer support Warmline and brief overnight respite stays in a non-clinical, home-like environment. Call us on our Warmline at (352) 559-4559 if you are in need of support, or are just curious about what we have to offer peers in our community.
CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc.
3615 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
Family Action Central - a non-residential, prevention program serving youth ages 6-17 and their families. Family Action provides 12 weeks of free counseling and/or Case management for ungovernable or at risk youth.
Florida Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) program
Managed by Mental Health Resources Center, Inc., 825 NW 23rd Avenue, Unit 1-A, Gainesville, FL 32609; (352)-271-8605
Outpatient "psychiatric hosptial without walls"
Serves adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses primarily in their homes. Provides psychiatric care; medical referral and follow-up; supportive therapy; crisis assessment and intervention; substance abuse services; work-related services; activities of daily living and socialization; help obtaining affordable housing.
A certified interactive session which runs 12 hours at Meridian in Gainesville.
Participants learn risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems. Course builds understanding of their impact and treatments, plus step-by-step skills to help a crisis. Click here for full description.
For local class enrollment, phone 374-5600 ext. 8270.
Works with defendants arrested for misdemeanor and felony offenses who are mentally ill or developmentally disabled. This program is designed to divert mentally ill and developmentally disabled defendants from jail.
The Village Counseling Center's primary programs, the Sexual Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program, Adoption Success Program and Trauma Recovery Program for Youth and Families are known for providing pioneering services. The Village Counseling Center in Gainesville, Florida currently provides services in over 16 counties in North Florida including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, Suwannee and Duval County. We offer a variety of specialized mental health services including therapy, assessments, parent education classes, training and clinical consultation.