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 - January 2016
Get the latest update on the activities of the Institute
- New Report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation Reveals that Florida has the Third Largest Number of Children who have Experienced Parental Incarceration
According to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, A Shared Sentence: The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities, 312,000 of Florida’s children have experienced the separation of a parent due to incarceration.
- Four Students Awarded the Moms Project Scholarship
On April 6, 2016, four College of Behavioral and Community Sciences students were awarded the Mom's Project Scholarship, an award exclusive to CBCS students.