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September is National Recovery Month

Published: Sep 21st, 2015

Every September, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues and celebrate the people who […]

Bruce Bassi, MD

Dr. Bassi receives FPS Alliance Grant

Published: Sep 10th, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Bruce Bassi, PGY-2, is the recipient of a Florida Psychiatric Society (FPS) Alliance Grant. This grant is to assist with attendance at the […]


World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10

Published: Sep 10th, 2015

Suicide is the third leading cause of death in youths 10- to 24-years old and the majority of those who make a suicide attempt have history of a psychiatric, behavioral, […]


Flu Shots

Published: Sep 9th, 2015

Protect our patients — Get your flu vaccination by Oct. 30 or opt out and wear a mask in patient care areas.

Depression and Anxiety

More stress, less stigma drives college students to mental health services

Published: Sep 2nd, 2015

WATCH PBS NEWS- Rates of anxiety and depression among college students in the U.S. have soared in the past decade. In response, schools are trying to figure out the right […]


Mental Health Just as Important as Physical Health

Published: Sep 1st, 2015

GAINESVILLE MAGAZINE – This time of year, as the lazy days of summer give way to the excitement of a new school year, families may focus on school clothes, school […]


Scare Away the Flu Season

Published: Aug 25th, 2015

Get your flu vaccine by Halloween! Beginning September 9th UF Health Shands Occupational Health Services will offer free flu vaccinations for UF Health Shands physicians, employees, volunteers and UF College […]


Stress Reduction Technology Study

Published: Aug 21st, 2015

The UF department of Psychiatry is seeking participants ages 18-72 for study of a new device designed to aid relaxation and stress reduction. The study involves: A short survey on […]


NAMI Florida President Dr. Rajiv Tandon to speak at local NAMI Meeting

Published: Aug 20th, 2015

Seminar Presented by Dr. Rajiv Tandon NAMI Florida President, NAMI Gainesville member and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Florida, College of Medicine September 14, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm […]


2015 Department of Psychiatry Staff Pinning Event

Published: Aug 20th, 2015

The Department of Psychiatry held its 2015 Staff Pinning Event August 19th at the McKnight Brain Institute. This year we celebrated 12 departmental employees and their service to the University […]