Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Resources
There is a vast array of national and local resources for students, faculty, and staff during a crisis.
Talk: Dial 988 from any phone in the US to speak with a trained crisis worker (English, Spanish, & Deaf or Hard of Hearing)
Text: Use Lifeline Chat & Text to text (dial 988) with a crisis counselor
You DO NOT NEED to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to use this service.
Talk: Dial 988 from any phone in the US and press 1 when prompted
Text: 838255 to text with a VA responder
Offering free 24/7 crisis counseling, short-term individual counseling, group therapy, drug and alcohol services, couples counseling, and more! More information below.
OVS has a victim’s advocate on call 24/7 to support anyone who’s been the victim of a crime or has been threatened with violence.
U Matter, We Care provides care-related programs and resources. Anyone can submit a care concern report for themselves or others.
Offering 24/7 Crisis & Suicide intervention counseling as well as a mobile team when face-to-face counseling is essential.
Counseling & Mental Health Support
Personal & Academic Counseling
The Office of Student Advocacy & Inclusion provides counseling to dental students on issues such as:
Make An Appointment with SAI
If you’d like to make an appointment to discuss anything, please reach out to us via email or by visiting our offices. Counseling sessions are private and confidential.
UF Counseling & Wellness Center
D.M.D. students also have access to the UF Counseling & Wellness Center (CWC). To make an appointment:
3190 Radio Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
Peabody Hall Office (4th floor, room 401)
1404 Union Road, Gainesville, FL 32603
The CWC offers a wide range of services including:
- Individual and Couples Counseling
- Group Therapy
- Crisis and Emergency Services
- Psychiatric Care
- Alcohol and Drug Services
- Psycho-educational and Personality Testing
- Community Provider Database