Counseling Services

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Resources

Unless otherwise noted, these phones numbers can connect you with direct service or consultations 24/7

National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

  • 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

Alachua County Crisis Center (Free Counseling Also Available)

  • Talk: 352-264-6789
  • Location: 218 SE 24th St, Gainesville, FL 32641

Veterans Crisis Line

  • DO NOT NEED to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to use
  • Talk: Dial 988 from any phone in the US and press 1 when prompted
  • Text: 838255 to text with a VA responder

Personal & Academic Counseling

The Office of Student Advocacy & Inclusion provides counseling and workshops to D.M.D. students on issues such as:

  • Personal Hardships
  • Academic Struggles
  • Interpersonal Conflict
  • Stress Management
  • Time Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Eating Disorders

Make An Appointment

If you’d like to make an appointment, please reach out to us via email or by visiting our offices (listed below). Counseling sessions are private and confidential.

University of Florida Counseling & Wellness Center

D.M.D. students also have access to the UF Counseling & Wellness Center (CWC). To make an appointment:

Main Office
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
  • Consultations
  • Community Provider Database