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Alexandra Martinez

Crisis Center Director, Alachua County, Fla.

About Alexandra Martinez

Alexandra (Ali) Martinez received her Master's and Specialist's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Florida in 2001 and is currently the Director of the Alachua County Crisis Center. The Crisis Center is a National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Center and offers 24/7 crisis and suicide intervention services via phone, mobile response, telehealth, and face to face. Over the past 20 years, Ali has offered over 2,500 hours of training and consultations on crisis intervention, family counseling, diversity and suicide prevention. Ali is the Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition Region 3 Director and her speaking engagements have included presentations for the American Association of Suicidology, National Association of School Resource Officers, Florida Association of Hostage Negotiators, Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition, Florida Parks and Recreation Association and the Florida Network of Youth and Family Services.