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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- Circuit 13 Mental Health Summit and Mental Health Court Kickoff Event
On January 26th, Hillsborough County, Court Administration for the 13th Judicial Circuit, the Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office, along with the Criminal Justice, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Technical Assistance Center (CJMHSA TAC) from USF’s Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) hosted the Circuit 13 Mental Health Summit and Mental Health Court Kickoff Event. The summit was held at the Hillsborough County Court House. Hillsborough County’s success in implementing other problem-solving courts provides high hopes for the new mental health court. The mental health court will begin by serving individuals charged with non-violent crimes and work up to serving individuals charged with offenses that are more serious.
- NCMHA: Call for applications, Hartford–NASW Supervisory Leaders in Aging program
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) invites social workers in Florida, Illinois, and Maryland to apply for the Supervisory Leaders in Aging (SLA) program.