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UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital – Gainesville

Address: 4101 NW 89th Boulevard - Gainesville, FL
General Phone Number: 352-265-5497
Admissions Phone Number: 352-265-5481
Website: http://ufhealth.org/shands-vista
Facility Type

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Gainesville.

  • Mental Health Rehab Center
  • Treatment for Co-occuring Disorders Such as Substance Abuse

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital is run by a private non-profit organization.


Service Settings (e.g., Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient, etc.)

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Hospital inpatient mental health treatment
Emergency Mental Health Services

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Crisis intervention team
  • Psychiatric emergency onsite services
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Activity therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrated dual disorders treatment
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine®)
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)
  • Haloperidol (Haldol®)
  • Perphenazine (Trilafon/Etrafon/Triavil/Triptafen®)
  • Pimozide (Orap®)
  • Prochlorperazine (Compazine/Compro®)
  • Trifluoperazine (Stelazine®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • Asenapine (Saphris/Sycrest®) 
  • Brexpiprazole (Rexulti®) 
  • Cariprazine (Vraylar®) 
  • Clozapine (Clozaril®) 
  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Paliperidone (Invega Trinza®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital and possible financial assistance.


  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private Insurance
  • Cash or Self Payment
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital.


  • Seniors or older adults
  • Seniors or older adults
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
  • Persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Children/adolescents with serious emotional disturbance (SED)
  • Persons with serious mental illness (SMI)
Screening & Testing

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital offers the following screening and testing services to mental health clients.


  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • TB Screening
Ancillary Services

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Case management
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