Behavioral Services Co-Responder

General Information

Implemented in June of 2022.

Crisis Intervention Team Trained Officer + Mental Health Crisis Worker

Respond to calls together where the assistance of a trained mental health clinician could be helpful for a person experiencing distress or having a mental health crisis.

Communicate & de-escalate while connecting to ongoing resources. Explore alternatives to mental health hospitalization.

Currently: Tiffany Bellesi Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm.

Thomas Arcentales Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 4 pm – 2 am.

You Are Not Alone

The university community is diverse and provides a plethora of resources to the campus community.

UF Mental Health Resources