Dr. Joseph Munson shares resources to help prevent suicide
September is Suicide Prevention Month, and in our latest Wellness Talk, Dr. Joseph Munson discussed warning signs and the resources available for those who may need help. A licensed mental health counselor, Dr. Munson serves as UF Health’s director of clinical services at Shands Psychiatric Hospital.
You can listen to the talk by visiting the UFHR Wellness website: https://wellness.hr.ufl.edu/wellness-library/suicide-prevention/.
You can also subscribe and listen to the Wellness Talk podcast on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5zQUBfjPF8mH5LjqdRHYJI.
If you need assistance or know someone who may need support, please consider the following services:
- Alachua County Crisis Center offers 24/7 crisis and suicide intervention phone counseling to all residents of Alachua County. Call (352) 264-6789 for assistance.
- UF’s Employee Assistance Program, for UF employees and household members seeking someone to talk to, 24/7, as well as referrals: https://eap.ufl.edu/.
Mental Health Services Access Line, for UF and UF Health employees seeking assistance identifying area providers to meet specific needs: https://wellness.hr.ufl.edu/resources/mental-health-services-access-line/.