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Region 3


Counties ofAlachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton,  Lafayette, Levy, Putnam, Suwannee & Union.
 


Region Director:

Marshall Knudson, Director
Alachua County Crisis Center
218 SE 24th St
Gainesville, FL 32641
352-264-6792
mlk@alachuacounty.us
Alachua County Crisis Center website

If you or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please reach out for hope by calling:
1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
24 hours a day; 7 days a week
(see "Learn the SIGNS"  button above for more information)

Marshall Knudson - FSPC-Region 3 Director retiring after 35 years.

 to read The Gainesville Sun article:  [click here]


NAMI Gainesville
National Alliance on Mental Illness
http://www.namigainesville.org/locallinks.htm
 


Survivors of Suicide Memory Garden
The Survivors of Suicide Memory Garden in Cofrin Nature Park, Gainesville, Florida is intended as a place of comfort, meditation and healing for those who have lost a loved one through suicide.  The purpose of this space is to provide solace and peace to those who have experienced this loss though anyone can take in the beauty, comfort, healing and reflection offered by the garden.
Cofrin address is 4810 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL
Call Judy Broward for information:  352-213-6308

[click here] Order Personalized Brick

Friends Of The Crisis Center: Survivors of Suicide Memory Garden

[click here]  Gainesville Sun Artice July 28, 2013

Dedication for the garden was Nov 14, 2013
 

Source:  Florida Vital Statistics Annual Reports
 
Table D-12
SUICIDE Homicide HIV
ALACHUA      
2012 35 13  
2011 26 11 13
2010 33 18 13
2009 28 10 6
2008 28 5 13
2007 31 10 5
2006 23 14 17
2005 26 8 9
2004 24 13 12
2003 37 10 16
2002 31 7 10
2001 30 8 17
BRADFORD      
2012 7 0  
2011 5 1 1
2010 3 1 1
2009 8 4 1
2008 5 1 2
2007 3 2 2
2006 4 2 2
2005 5 0 2
2004 3 1 1
2003 3 0 2
2002 3 3 1
2001 2 2 0
COLUMBIA      
2012 10 7  
2011 13 3 2
2010 11 6 5
2009 12 4 2
2008 11 3 3
2007 8 3 9
2006 11 2 3
2005 9 5 1
2004 8 1 5
2003 5 1 6
2002 12 6 5
2001 8 5 2
DIXIE      
2012 3 0  
2011 5 3 0
2010 4 1 1
2009 3 0 2
2008 6 0 1
2007 1 2 1
2006 6 2 0
2005 2 0 2
2004 2 2 0
2003 2 2 1
2002 3 2 2
2001 3 0 0
GILCHRIST      
2012 5 0  
2011 5 0 0
2010 3 1 0
2009 0 1 2
2008 3 3 1
2007 3 0 0
2006 5 3 0
2005 6 1 1
2004 4 0 0
2003 2 0 0
2002 3 0 0
2001 0 0 0
HAMILTON      
2012 4 1  
2011 1 0 0
2010 3 1 1
2009 1 1 0
2008 4 1 0
2007 0 2 1
2006 1 0 4
2005 1 3 2
2004 0 1 0
2003 1 1 1
2002 1 1 0
2001 0 2 1
LAFAYETTE      
2012 1 1  
2011 1 0 0
2010 2 0 1
2009 2 0 0
2008 1 0 0
2007 2 0 0
2006 1 1 0
2005 2 0 0
2004 0 1 0
2003 2 0 1
2002 1 0 0
2001 3 0 0
LEVY      
2012 9 2  
2011 8 0 1
2010 12 1 2
2009 5 3 3
2008 8 0 1
2007 4 2 3
2006 3 2 3
2005 13 6 2
2004 10 0 0
2003 13 1 0
2002 9 0 2
2001 7 1 2
PUTNAM      
2012 11 6  
2011 10 2 7
2010 17 4 4
2009 18 9 6
2008 10 8 4
2007 22 10 4
2006 13 5 1
2005 19 3 5
2004 16 6 3
2003 8 6 7
2002 11 1 3
2001 13 8 4
SUWANNEE      
2012 9 3  
2011 7 4 2
2010 6 6 1
2009 5 1 3
2008 4 2 2
2007 9 3 1
2006 6 1 2
2005 3 1 3
2004 10 2 1
2003 3 2 9
2002 8 1 3
2001 7 1 1
UNION      
2012 2 1  
2011 1 1 5
2010 4 0 10
2009 2 1 11
2008 3 1 21
2007 1 0 12
2006 5 1 11
2005 3 0 8
2004 0 0 6
2003 2 0 8
2002 4 0 11
2001 1 1 8


Organizations, Programs & Events  in Region 3:
 

 Crisis Centers

Alachua County Crisis Center
218 SE 24th St.
Gainesville, FL 32641
Administrative Contact:
t) (352) 264-6785
f) (352) 264-6777
Alachua County Crisis Center website
Crisis Line: 352-264-6789

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 

AAS Certified YES
AAS Member YES
Hopeline Member YES
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare
P.O. Box 2818
Gainesville, FL 32641
Administrative Contact:
t)904.758.0670
f)352.371.2076
Hours:
800.732.0315 toll free 
Hours:
 
AAS Certified NO
AAS Member NO
Hopeline Member NO
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc.
945 Grand St.
Starke, FL 32091
Administrative Contact:
t)904.964.8382
f)904.964.4827
www.meridian-healthcare.org
 
Hours:
800.330.5615 toll free 
Hours:
 
AAS Certified NO
AAS Member NO
Hopeline Member NO


Survivors of Suicide: Support Groups

Alachua County Crisis Center
Gainesville, FL

Contact:  Jan Greene - for meeting information
352-264-6782

Meeting Day/Meeting Time:
2nd Wednesday each month from 7:15 to 9:15 PM

Facilitated by:  Peer and Professional
Charge:  No
Newsletter:  No
Counties served:  ALL

The Survivors of Suicide Support Group provides survivors with the comfort and support that comes from connection with other survivors.  All persons who have been touched by suicide are invited to attend support group meetings as little or as often as they wish.

SOLACE Newsletter
A publication for Survivors of Suicide
Sponsored by the Alachua County Crisis Center

You can read current and past issues on-line as a link from the Alachua County Crisis Center web site:

http://www.alachuacounty.us/government/depts/css/crisis/sos.aspx
 


Gainesville Sun:  www.sunone.com