Established in response to the pressure, stress and demand placed on our medical and emergency service fields amid COVID-19, UCF RESTORES offers no-cost, singlesession consultations for individuals seeking a space to discuss their stressors and develop a plan for how to handle the extreme challenges they face  due to the pandemic.  


Front-line health care workers, medical professionals, first responders, educators and other essential personnel impacted by COVID-19.


60-minute, one-on-one telehealth sessions with one of UCF RESTORES’ mental health clinicians. 


To help essential workers develop crucial tools and a personalized plan for managing stress in this time of heightened demand. 


The UCF RESTORES consultation hotline: (407823-1657. 


The hotline is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday. (Evening consultation appointments are available.) Note: If you choose to utilize the hotline outside of these hours, please leave a message and it will be returned within 24 hours (excluding the weekend). 

If you are in need of immediate behavioral health support outside of our normal operating hours, we encourage you to call 1-800-662-HELP (4357), the 24/7 national helpline offered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911.