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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- New SAMHSA Grant to Enhance Suicide Prevention Efforts on USF Campus
SAMHSA has awarded a three-year, 306,000 grant to USF as part of their Campus Suicide Prevention Grant program. Stephen Roggenbaum from CBCS will serve as Training Coordinator & Co-Principal Investigator.
- USF Selected as a Partner of the New Technical Assistance Network for Children’s Behavioral Health (TA Network)
The CBCS Department of Child & Family Studies, in partnership with the Center for Community Learning in Miami, will be the Cultural and Linguistic Hub of the TA Network.
- Dr. Lise Fox Honored with Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award
The award was established by the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) and is given annually to a parent, community member, or professional who has made notable and significant national or international contributions to the field of early childhood special education.
- First Cohort of Scholars in Translational Research Share Research Plans
The certificate program is a collaborative effort between the College of Public Health and the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences and local adolescent-serving community agencies.