The mission of the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute is to improve the lives of people with mental, addictive, and developmental disorders through research, training, and education. Established by the Florida legislature in 1967, the Institute is recognized as Florida's premier research and training center for behavioral health services and is a recognized national leader. FMHI's behavioral health research and training projects are supported mostly through grants and contracts, with about $26 million in new awards during the last fiscal year alone. Read more.
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- FMHI Update
Get the latest update on the activities of the Institute
- Dr. Lise Fox: Invited Presenter at the White House for 40th Anniversary of IDEA
Dr. Lise Fox was an invited presenter at the White House on November 17, 2015, as part of events celebrating the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
- International Society for Gerontechnology Conference Competitive Bid Won by USF
The University of South Florida, against stiff international competition, has won the right to host the 2018 International Society for Gerontechnology conference, which will be held in St. Petersburg, Florida.
- Roger Peters Awarded Fulbright Medal
Department of Mental Health Law & Policy Professor and FMHI Affiliate, Dr. Roger Peters, was presented a Fulbright Medal.
- CBCS Hosts National Experts, Local Leaders for Discussion on Guns, Violence and Mental Health
The colloquium brought together national experts, local leaders, community and university members to begin a dialogue about how to find consensus on strategies that will acknowledge the right to possess firearms, minimize gun violence both in communities and on college campuses, and promote access to mental health services.