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University of South Florida · College of Behavioral & Community Sciences · Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute


FMHI is the largest behavioral health services research center in the United States. The Institute conducts applied research to improve services and outcomes for individuals with mental, addictive, and developmental disorders. So far in 2011-12, FMHI has received $21.6 million in new external funding to support new research and training projects. Many of our research reports are available to the public through online or print publications. FMHI's efforts are supported through a variety of grants, contracts, and state funding. To explore FMHI research activities click on a topic of interest below:

AHCA/Medicaid Studies (Florida Agency for Health Care Administration)

Autism & Developmental Disabilities

Child Welfare and Children's Mental Health Policy Research

Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders

Jail Diversion, Drug Courts, Mental Health Courts

Mental Health Services for Children and Youth

Positive Behavioral Support

Veterans' Behavioral Health and Homelessness