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Destination Dignity: The Importance of Dignity and Rights for Persons with Mental Illnesses
August 24 is the beginning of the Dignity March, a campaign by Mental Health America to bring attention to the stigma, shame and discrimination experienced daily by persons with mental illnesses. On any given day in the United States, 1 in every 5 persons, more than 60 million Americans, will experience mental illnesses and substance use conditions.
Research Assistant Professor Norín Dollard Profiled on WUSF
As Co-director of Florida KIDS COUNT, she commented on the newly released national KIDS COUNT Data Book, which revealed that while Florida ranked 37th in overall child well-being, the state showed improvement in measures of health over a five-year period from 2008 to 2013.
CARD-USF to Host ASD and Mental Health Conference
CARD-USF is pleased to bring this important conference on autism spectrum disorder and mental health to professionals and families.
CORE and CACREP Sign Plan of Merger for Unified Accreditation Process
The Plan represents several years of discussions on strengthening the counseling profession through the establishment of a single unified accreditation process for counselor preparation programs.
Professor Raymond Miltenberger Featured on Dateline NBC Regarding Gun Safety
Dr. Raymond Miltenberger, professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, and the Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at USF, was featured on the NBC Dateline segment June 21 featuring kids and gun safety.
FMHI Executive Director Dr. Mary Armstrong Provides Testimony before the Florida House of Representatives Sub-Committee on Children, Families and Seniors
Her testimony provided an overview of strengths, challenges, and recommendations for Florida’s mental health system of care.