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UF Health CAN Ribbon Cutting

It is with great excitement that I share the news that the UF Health CAN ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Thursday, February 20th. The Center is located at:  4101 NW 89 Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606 The event is open to the public and the itinerary is as follows: 2:30pm…

New funding opportunities through McKnight Brain Institute

The MBI Outreach and Education Committee is pleased to announce a new round of funding to support neuroscience research at UF. There are funding opportunities open to undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral and clinical fellows and faculty members, across all Departments and Colleges of the UF community, as long as…

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…

Fear Facers Summer Camp featured in The New York Times

In it’s third year, the Fear Facers Summer Camp is receiving recognition by the New York Times. Fear Facers Summer Camp is a one- or two-week camp session hosted by the Center for OCD, Anxiety, and Related Disorders (COARD) designed for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder…

Fear Facers Summer Camp 2019

Children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and/or anxiety are invited to join us this summer for a one- or two-week camp session. In addition to daily therapy, participants between the ages of 7 and 15 will experience activities that allow for personal growth and improved behaviors.

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…

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.