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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- USF News Channel: People from around the Tampa Bay community gathered to listen to experts discuss the nation's mass incarceration issue.
Experts from the University of South Florida and across the nation recently took part in a discussion hosted by USF’s College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, on the effects of high levels of incarceration on offenders, their families and communities, at the University Area Community Development Corporation.