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Melinda Fawcett

When Bad Breakups Lead to Suicidal Thoughts

While parents understand the vicissitudes of life, including breakups, college students can be profoundly distressed after the end of a relationship. Marcia Morris M.D. offers some steps parents can take to support their child in her Psychology Today column.

UF Research Foundation Names Dr. Nixon as a 2024 Professor

“This recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields,” said David Norton, UF’s vice president for research. “UFRF Professors earn significant grants; publish in the leading journals in their field;…

UF Health breaks ground for construction of new Florida Recovery Center

UF Health has broken ground on the future location of the new Florida Recovery Center campus in northwest Gainesville. Health system leaders and patients celebrated at an event May 9, which coincided with Mental Health Awareness Month, and learned about plans for an expanded, upgraded facility that will care for…

Breaking Stigmas and Embracing Mental Health Awareness

Kent Mathias, MD, an assistant professor of psychiatry and addiction medicine at UF Health Psychiatry, sheds light on common barriers to care, coping strategies and treatment options for people struggling with mental health.

Beyond the Meeting – Insights from Inside the APA

The Annual Meeting is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the impact the American Psychiatric Association has on the field of mental health. We caught up with Ludmila De Faria to hear how things are run, and why she’s so committed to this great organization.