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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- RMHC Assistant Professor Dr. Tina Dillahunt-Aspillaga Awarded VA Funding
Dr. Tina Dillahunt-Aspillaga, Assistant Professor in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program which has recently merged with the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences’ Department of Child & Family Studies, has been awarded $27, 990 in funding from the Veteran’s Administration to conduct research on Employment and Vocational Rehabilitation of Veterans with Deployment-related Stress.
- Professor Raymond Miltenberger Featured on Dateline NBC Regarding Gun Safety
Dr. Raymond Miltenberger, professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, and the Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at USF, was featured on the NBC Dateline segment June 21 featuring kids and gun safety.
- FMHI Executive Director Dr. Mary Armstrong Provides Testimony before the Florida House of Representatives Sub-Committee on Children, Families and Seniors
Her testimony provided an overview of strengths, challenges, and recommendations for Florida’s mental health system of care.