The University of Florida Counseling & Wellness Center hosted a week-long event to reduce the stigma of mental health. The event, titled #UFisAWARE, took place April 10 to 14 and celebrated the upcoming mental health awareness month. WUFT News reporter Justin Tompkins spoke with Coleman Burlingame about his past dealings with mental health. The 22-year- old barber from Lake City, Florida spent years learning how to deal with his mental health difficulties and now employs his knowledge to help others.
Long-time favorites in the Gainesville community, The Duppies and Hedges make their first appearance at WUFT's annual Fanfares & Fireworks.