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  • Address mental health issues before stage four
    Addressing mental, emotional and behavioral health before stage four calls attention to the importance of addressing challenges early, identifying potential underlying causes and planning an appropriate course of action on a path toward overall well-being.
  • FMHI Update
    Get the latest update on the activities of the Institute
  • Free Training For Early Childhood Programs and Providers
    CBCS Faculty Drs. Lise Fox and Christopher Vatland are presenters of the training, Partnering with Families to Promote their Child’s Social and Emotional Development, which will be held at the Children's Board of Hillsborough County June 12 at 1:00 pm.
  • National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2015
    A Presidential Document by the Executive Office of the President on 05/05/2015
  • MHLP Faculty to Serve as Research Partners on 3-Year Grant
    Scott Young, PhD, (PI) and Kathleen Moore, PhD, (Co-PI) have successfully executed a three-year contract to serve as the research partners for a three-year grant awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC).
  • B4Stage4: Recognizing and Treating Mental Illness Early
    Since 1949, every May, the United States has celebrated Mental Health Month, thanks in large part to efforts by Mental Health America, the nation’s oldest mental health association. This year’s theme is B4Stage4, which emphasizes that mental health concerns should be thought about and treated the same way as physical health concerns.
  • MHLP Assistant Professor Awarded Fellow Status
    Khary Rigg, PhD, was recently notified that he will be awarded fellow status with the University of Pennsylvania Center Public Health Initiatives (CPHI) for a three year term.
  • MHLP Research Associate Professor Receives Diversity Award
    Celia Lescano, PhD, was recently awarded the 2015 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Pediatric Psychology by Division 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology; SPP) of the American Psychological Association.
  • FMHI Affiliates Attend NATCOM15
    FMHI Executive Director Mary Armstrong attended the 2015 National Behavioral Healthcare Conference.
  • MHLP Professor Receives Fulbright Scholarship
    Roger Peters, PhD, has been awarded a Fulbright Specialist Grant in Public/Global Health to be conducted in Cape Coast, Ghana with colleagues from the University of Cape Coast. The Fulbright Grant will support four weeks of on-site work in June 2015.