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Free parenting strategies for children with anxiety

You are invited to learn more about parenting strategies for children with anxiety at a free workshop sponsored by the Alachua County Council of PTAs and Alachua County Public Schools. Speakers from the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry and Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource Systems will provide information on…

Screening of Life Animated

Join us at the Hippodrome, October 7th, during Mental Illness Awareness Week for a screening of Life, Animated with a discussion following the screening with the Director & Associate Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, UF Gainesville. Admission is FREE to the public.

Quiet Time at the Zoo

Come join Quiet time at the Zoo for Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo’s first sensory inclusive event, September 28th, 9:00 – 11:00 am. Quiet Time at the Zoo will include interactive sensory stations and quiet zones, animal encounters, keeper talks, training demonstrations, food trucks and community resources for individuals…

FFC Highlights 2019

As Fear Facers Camp 2019 closes, here are a few of the many great memories that were made. Image Gallery…

Mental Health for High School Families

The families of all Alachua County high school students, you are invited to a free family workshop on promoting the mental health and wellness of your high school student. Dr. Marcia Morris, UF psychiatry professor and author will share advice about a variety of issues, including how to…

For women, Tourette’s syndrome means added burdens

“If you’re not looking for tics and you miss them, you’re also not looking for OCD to occur,” said Carol Mathews, director of the University of Florida’s Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders. “You’re not looking for anxiety. You’re not looking for mood disorders. And those are things that…

Basic Parenting Strategies for Children with Anxiety Workshop

Join us for a free “Basic Parenting Strategies for Children with Anxiety” workshop. Who: Open to all What: Free “Basic Parenting Strategies for Children with Anxiety” workshop When: Tues., April 30, 2019, 6 – 8 pm Where: Celebration United Methodist Church, 9501 SW Archer Road Why: To learn strategies…

Student Wellness Day

The Education Foundation of Alachua County hosts the 2nd Annual Student Wellness Day. The event will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Howard Bishop Middle School.

Perk Up Your Summer

The Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders was at the Perk Up Your Summer event hosted by the University of Florida, to talk about our upcoming Fear Facers summer camp. To request more information on our summer camp give us a call at 352.265.4OCD (4623) or email…

COARD Celebrates International Women’s Day

Dr. Carol Mathews is joined by the women of the PGENeS and FEAR labs as we celebrate International Women’s Day. Today is a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and academic achievements of women around the world. We celebrate the women who continue to grow in the…