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UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital - Gainesville, FL    Phone: 352-265-5497

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital

4101 NW 89th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL. 32606
352-265-5497

In 1971, University Hospital, a city-owned 485-bed medical facility, opened across the street from MMC and became the University Medical Center (UMC) in 1982, as a private not-for-profit organization - the current UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital. It contracted with the city of Gainesville to operate the facility and provide care for the uninsured. - The next year, UMC opened the first Level I trauma center in Florida, complete with long-range air ambulance service. In 2013, UMC became UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital. The mission of the UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital is to heal, to comfort, to educate and to discover. - They dedicate their work to improving the lives of those they touch via quality health care, medical education, innovation and research. Together with their University of Florida colleagues and affiliates, UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital provides a wide range of health care services across the continuum of care on an inpatient and outpatient basis. - Backed by a team of more than 400 faculty physicians, the UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital offers nearly 100 specialty services, including: drug and substance abuse rehab, cancer services, cardiovascular services, neuroscience services, orthopedic services, pediatrics, poison center, trauma and critical care services, and women & family care.

Type of Care offered at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital in Gainesville, Florida:

Mental Health Care

Service Settings offered by UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital in Gainesville:

Hospital Inpatient Psychiatric hospital or psychiatric unit of a general hospital

Types of Treatment Approaches provided by UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital in Gainesville, FL.:

Individual Psychotherapy Couple/family Therapy Group Therapy Cognitive/behavior Therapy Dual Diagnosis Drug Rehab Trauma Therapy Activity Therapy Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling

Payment Types accepted by UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital in Gainesville, Florida:

Cash or Self-Payment Medicaid Medicare Private Health Insurance

Special Programs Offered:

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders Seniors Or Older Adults Adolescents Persons Who Have Experienced Trauma Children With Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) Persons With Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Persons With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Case management HIV testing Nicotine replacement therapy Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications Screening for Hepatitis B Screening for Hepatitis C STD testing Screening for tobacco use TB screening

Age Groups Accepted:

Children/Adolescents Young Adults Adults Seniors (65 Or Older)

Language Services:

Services For The Hearing-Impaired

Smoking Policy:

Smoking Not Allowed

Emergency Mental Health:

Crisis Intervention Team

Facility Operation:

Private non-profit organization

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