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Melinda Fawcett

Top Ten Workouts for College Mental Health

Exercise has been shown to have significant positive mental health effects, Dr. Marcia Morris talks about how exercise improves mental health and lists her top ten workouts for college students.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate 25 years of the UF Health Florida Recovery Center. Hosted by the GNV Greater Gainesville Chamber on Tuesday February 21st from 4pm – 6pm. Hors d’oeuvres and tours provided. More details can be found on their Facebook…

Dr. Morris appeared on Focus Forward Podcast

University of Florida psychiatrist, Marcia Morris, MD sat down with Hannah Choi of the Focus Forward podcast to discuss the best ways that parents can help their kids succeed in school, how medication may play a role in that success, and how kids can find joy in both their academic…

De Faria addresses agoraphobia with Univision

University of Florida psychiatrist and associate professor, Ludmila De Faria, MD explains to Univision News “Although many people believe that agoraphobia is limited to an extreme fear of leaving the home, it can actually manifest itself in a number of ways. Only a small percentage of patients experience symptoms so severe…

Psychiatry faculty elected Distinguished Fellow of the APA

University of Florida, Associate Professor, Mariam Rahmani, MD and Assistant Professor Ana Turner, MD have been elected as Distinguished Fellows of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Mariam Rahmani, MD Associate Professor Ana Turner, MD Assistant Professor Distinguished Fellowship is awarded to outstanding psychiatrists who have…

Dr. Carr receives FEO award

Brent R. Carr, MD, Assistant Professor Brent Carr, MD has received a Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) award. This award is presented to faculty to encourage applications for creative and flexible faculty development activities, including but not limited to: educational experiences/conferences, work with consultants/experts, time devoted to…

Get Fit Gator Fair

The Florida Recovery Center was honored to speak on the importance of mental health at the UF Campus, Get Fit Gator Fair. Reducing stigma and raising awareness is important to our youth, so they become more comfortable asking for help and getting the services they may need. The…

Dear College Student, You Deserve to Be Happy

With stress and mental health issues increasing on campus, Dr. Marcia Morris wrote this letter of support and hope. Consider sharing this with your college students when they are home for Thanksgiving.

Dr. Mathews is special guest on “in your brain” podcast

University of Florida, department of psychiatry Chair and Director of the Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders, Carol Mathews, MD talks with in your brain podcast‘s Cristina Besosa about anxiety: what it is, how we study it, how to recognize it, and when to seek help for it.