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Mental Wellness

Managing my Life: A Haley Brain Wellness Testimonial

The Haley Brain Wellness Program is an interdisciplinary treatment program for military veterans experiencing persistent health issues associated with mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries, along with associated behavioral health issues, such as post-traumatic stress, anxiety, depression and substance use disorder. This is a testimonial shared by one…

Alzheimer’s Awareness: Knowing the signs

Alzheimer’s disease impacts millions each year. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 5.8 million people in the United States were living with the disease in 2020. That number is expected to double by the year 2060. Stacey Alvarez-Alvarado, PhD, MS, an assistant professor in…

Movember — Not Just About the Moustache

November brings with it an influx of cooler weather, winter holidays and moustaches. While some men claim they are just warming up for the winter, many are donning this keratin-based accessory for a more meaningful cause.

Raising Awareness About PTSD

June is PTSD Awareness Month, which offers a great opportunity to become educated about post-traumatic stress disorder, its symptoms and treatments.

Surviving the Calm: What to Do with COVID-19 on the Retreat

As COVID-19 cases are decreasing and many are getting vaccinated, some of us still have some anxiety about getting back to normal. Here are a few tips for safely emerging back into the world, along with reminders to respect everyone's choices.

Employee Inspiration During COVID-19: Short Stories

The next part of our employee inspiration series continues, featuring shared short stories and anecdotes about how UF Health Jacksonville employees are feeling during the pandemic and what keeps them inspired and resilient.

Social Media Overload: Focusing on the Positive

There was a time where I would log on to my Facebook account, read about three or four of the latest posts from my online friends, and find myself angrily shutting down my computer. It wasn’t just that these posts didn’t jive with my own personal beliefs about the way…

Benefits of Telepsychiatry and Teletherapy

During this unique time of COVID-19, specialists at UF Health Psychiatry have transitioned to online telemedicine appointments through the UF Health Virtual Visit program. Services offered include psychiatric evaluations, individual and group psychotherapy, and medication management services for children, adolescents…