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Crisis and Emergency Services


Crisis and Emergency Services

Crisis and emergency services are available to students 24/7 who need immediate attention.

If there is a threat to self or others, students are strongly encouraged to contact 911.

If a student is having an emotional emergency, they are welcome to walk in to speak with the on-call provider during our office hours, weekdays 8 am to 5 pm.

If the emergency if happening during after-hours or weekends, support is available via phone at 352-392-1575.

We provide crisis support both at our main office at the Radio Road and our satellite unit, the Crisis and Emergency Resource Center that is located in Peabody Hall (adjacent to Criser Hall). Click here for the detailed location information and map.

Crisis and Emergency Resource Center (CERC)

The CERC is a service of the Counseling and Wellness Center and provides emergency walk-in crisis stabilization and range of consultation and training services for UF faculty and staff. Faculty and staff may contact CERC by calling 352-392-1575 and asking for the CERC receptionist.

Resources provided include:

  • Emergency walk-in consultation and counseling for students
  • Phone consultation for faculty and staff related to students exhibiting troubled, disturbing or disruptive behaviors
  • Scheduling for departmental or group trainings including:
  • Guest classroom lectures on topics related to Mental Health and the College Student and Crisis Intervention in Higher Education
Appointments

For further information call CERC at 352-392-1575 (ask for the CERC receptionist) or come by the 4th floor of Peabody Hall.

UF Resources

Student Health Care Center
(352) 392-1161
University Police Department
(352) 392-1111
Office of Victim Services
(352) 392-5648

Community Resources

Alachua County Crisis Center
(352) 264-6789
Gainesville Police Department
& Alachua County Sheriff
911

Counseling and Wellness Center
3190 Radio Road, PO Box 112662
Gainesville, FL 32611-2662
Phone: (352) 392-1575
Fax: (352) 392-8452 

Office Hours:  Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

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