GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – The Alachua County Crisis Center is hosting a variety of free mental health and wellness sessions this week.
This four day virtual symposium started Monday and will go through Thursday evening.
Topics up for discussion range from suicide prevention to the impacts of being a frontline worker during the pandemic to racial injustice.
Some classes on Tuesdays schedule include: LGBTQ+ mental health, parenting during the pandemic and dealing with grief and loss during the pandemic.
Crisis center staff members, along with local and national experts, are giving the presentations.
In addition to this symposium, the crisis center offers 24/7 crisis and suicide intervention phone counseling for all Alachua County residents
Mobile Response Team Coordinator, Amanda Dilorenzo-Garcia, said