Health Resources

Family planning, STD screening, and other health services

DOCTORS

These individuals or organizations have asked to be included as resources for the LGBT community.  PCCNCF makes no representation as to their effectiveness and is not responsible for their services.  Feel free to ask about their educational background, views on specific issues, length of time in practice, etc.

Robert Ashley, M.D., P.A.
6800 NW 9th Blvd Suite 4, Gainesville FL
(352) 331-3300

Dr. Michael Horseman, M.D, P.A.
4410 NW Newberry Rd, Gainesville FL.
(352) 372-7800 (Also provides medical care for Transfolks)

Dr. Sadaf Jeelani – Accent MD
4340 West Newberry Road #301, Gainesville FL
(352) 372-9414 (Also provides medical care for Transfolks)

William H. Warrick, M.D., P.A.
4343 West Newberry Road #11, Gainesville FL
(352) 372-3471

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

PRIVATE

These individuals or organizations have asked to be included as resources for the LGBT community.  PCCNCF makes no representation as to their effectiveness and is not responsible for their services.  Feel free to ask about the counselor’s educational background, views on specific issues, length of time in practice, etc.  Remember that no counselor is effective with all types of people and these professionals often deal with LGBT-related issues.  Fees are charged by these counselors.

Deborah A. Hart, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Providing individual, family, and couples counseling & Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR – for anxiety, depression, and phobia) for children, adolescents, and adults.
115 NE 7th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
(352) 336-8414

Dr. Emily Franck Hoon, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Counseling for adults, adolescents, couples, and families.  Individual therapy for depression, anxiety, panic attacks, relationship enhancement, separation/divorce/remarriage, sexual/physical abuse recovery, crisis and stress management, sexual orientation, gender dysphoria, coping with chronic illness, life transitions, and personal growth.  Expertise in sex therapy.
2531 NW 41st St, Gainesville FL 32606
(352) 375-4666

Gainesville Family Institute
Family, couples, and individual therapy.  Offers internships and training.  Sliding fee schedule for counseling.  Expertise in sexual orientation and gender dysphoria.
1031 NW 6th St, Gainesville FL 32601
(352) 376-5543

Karen B. Fattorosi, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Social Worker
She is available for evening/weekend appointments for Gay, Lesbian families and individuals.
1294 SE 24th Road, Ocala FL 34471
(352) 854-5946

PUBLIC

Alachua County Crisis Center
The Center offers short-term crisis counseling by appointment or on an emergency walk-in basis. The CRISIS LINE is a 24-hour telephone crisis intervention and counseling hotline offered by trained volunteers under the supervision of the Crisis Center Staff. The RUMOR CONTROL line is available 24 hour/day number to anyone seeking information or assistance during times of community trauma.
218 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608
Crisis line (352) 264-6789
Business Line (352) 264-6785
Rumor Control (352) 264-6557                                               

Meridian Behavioral Health Care
This center offers a full range of public mental health services.
4300 SW 13th St, Gainesville FL 32608
(352) 374-5600
www.mbhci.org

HUD VASH Supervisor
Transgender Coordinator
1604 SE 3rd Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
(352) 548-1825

Student Health Care Center @ SFCC
Counselors are available for Santa Fe Community College students at the Student Development Division.  No fees are charged by these counselors, but they are only available to meet with Santa Fe Community College students.  Walk-ins welcome.
3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville FL 32606-6200 (Building S, Rm 120)
(352) 381-3777
www.sfcollege.edu/student/health
student.health@sfcollege.edu

University of Florida Counseling Center
The University of Florida Counseling Center is an LGBT affirming center.  They offer individual and couples counseling for enrolled UF students.  Two LGBT empowerment groups are offered each semester, focusing on coming out issues and relationship issues.  Please visit the Counseling Center for more information.
Peabody Hall (P301)
(352) 392-1575
www.counseling.ufl.edu

Center for Sexual Assault/Abuse Recovery and Education
The Center for Sexual Assault/Abuse Recovery and Education, a part of Student Mental Health at the University of Florida’s Student Health Care Center, is committed to both awareness of and recovery from sexual and/or physical abuse.  Confidential and free for UF students.
Student Infirmary, Room 245
Fletcher Drive, UF campus
(352) 392-1161, Ext. 4231
http://shcc.ufl.edu/care

Student Mental Health Services
During hours when the SHCC facility is not open, call the same number to be referred to an on-call counselor.  Offers individual, group, and couples counseling for students
Room 245, Infirmary Bldg.
Fletcher Drive, UF campus
(352) 392-1171
Daytime direct line:  Mon/Fri, 8-5; Tue/Wed/Thu: 8-6
http://shcc.ufl.edu/smhs

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)
ASAP provides confidential screening, individual counseling, and group therapy for students who have questions or concerns about their use of alcohol or other substances. A Psycho-educational group for students who have been impacted by the alcohol or substance use of family members or friends is also offered.
(352) 392-1161

ALACHUA COUNTY

Alachua County Public Health Unit
HIV/AIDS Anonymous Testing, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, Hepatitis B Vaccination.  Sliding scale payment, $0 – $20, all ages 12 and up.
224 SE 24th St. Gainesville, FL
(352) 334-7900
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/chdalachua/index.htm

Florida AIDS Education and Training Network
NCFAN serves 16 counties in north central Florida providing support and assistance to HIV positive individuals and their families. All network services are free.
(352) 392-6969
http://www.afn.org/~ncfan

Gainesville Help: Herpes Support Group Hotline
Wednesdays 6 – 7:30 p.m.
(352) 376-9000

Haven Hospice of North Central Florida
Comprehensive home care for the terminally ill.
4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 378-2121
1-800-727-1889
http://www.havenhospice.org

Joanne Auth
UF Health Educator.
(352) 392-1161 ext. 281

WellFlorida Council (Previously the North Central Florida Health Planning Council)
Offers housing referrals, day care, dental care, clinical services, home health care, case management, transportation, hospice, counseling, and nutrition.
1785 NW 80th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: (352) 313-6500
Fax: (352) 313-6515
http://www.wellflorida.org
info@wellflorida.org

Park Meadows Residential and Rehabilitation Center
Licensed nursing facility, with 179 beds, meeting the long term health care needs of HIV+ individuals.
3250 S.W. 41st Place, Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 378-1558

Alachua County Public Health Unit, Project AIDS Care
Medicaid Waiver Program, outpatient and home health care.
(352) 334-7967

MARION COUNTY

Marion County Public Health Unit, Project AIDS Care
1801 SE 32nd Avenue Ocala, FL 34471
(904) 629-0137
Medicaid Waiver Program, outpatient and home health care.

Marion County Public Health Unit
HIV/AIDS Anonymous Testing, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing. Sliding scale payment, $0 – $20, all ages 12 and up.
1801 SE 32nd Avenue Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 629-0137

Journey of Hope Inc.
Dinner every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6PM-8PM.
700 NW 57th Court, Ocala, FL 34482
(352) 433-9471
(352) 316-4023 (Fred Kerr)

MASSAGE

A-h-h-h Massage
Reagan J. Rice, LMT
2201 NE 7th Terrace, Gainesville FL 32609
Company:  (352) 697-0762
Home:  (352) 377-4994

Hands 4 Well Being
Lylly Rodriguez, LMT
1810 NW 6th Street Suite A, Gainesville FL 32609
(352) 870-7922
http://www.hands4wellbeing.com
lylly@hands4wellbeing.com

Sacred Earth Center
Helen James-Story, LMT (Massage and Reiki)
1212 NW 12th Ave Bldg C Suite 2, Gainesville FL 32601
(352) 262-4906

HOTLINES

AmFAR Experimental Treatment Directory
1-800-992-2873

National Institutes of Health AIDS Studies Hotline
1-800-AIDS-NIH

National AIDS Network
(202) 347-0390

Project Inform
1-800-822-7422

Pride Institute
1-800-54-PRIDE

Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline
1-800-227-8922