In East Gainesville, community members train to become mental health and well-being coaches

University of Florida

University of Florida and Florida Blue Foundation partnership empowers residents to address stress, anxiety, depression, grief, and effective management of anger

In Gainesville’s predominantly Black east side, the availability of mental health services remains scarce even as stress, anxiety, grief, depression, and anger persist among some residents. University of Florida researchers are working to address this disparity by joining with the Florida Blue Foundation and a collaborative of local churches on a new community-centered mental health and well-being program.

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