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Florida Behavioral Health Association (FBHA)

FBHA is the state’s largest trade association representing community treatment providers with a united voice. FBHA serves as a trusted source of information, it advances policy initiatives, and it advocates for better behavioral health for all Floridians.


InformWe provide training, education, and awareness on mental illness and substance use disorders. 


InnovateWe provide opportunities for members of our community and the state to network, share best practices, and develop innovative ideas for treating Floridians.


InfluenceWe use our united voice to advocate at the Florida Capitol for better behavioral health prevention, treatment, and recovery services.

our guiding principles
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Individuals with behavioral health issues need more prevention, treatment and recovery programs.
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There is no “one size fits all” approach to treatment; treatment plans must be tailored to the individual.
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Substance use disorder and mental illness are intrinsically linked, and treatment should take both into consideration.
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Individuals with substance use disorder and mental illness can be treated, and recovery is possible.
Adults in Florida experience a mental illness
Adults in Florida live with a serious mental illness
Americans need treatment for drug- or alcohol-related problems
Floridians die each day of opioid overdoses
Legislative Advocacy
Check out what policy and funding initiatives we are pursuing
Seeking Treatment
Need treatment? Our Resource Center links you to providers.
Special Projects
See what projects are underway to improve behavioral health in Florida.
Training And Workshops
Our Training Library provides archived webinars. Sign up to receive notices for upcoming trainings.
Types of Memberships
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    1958: FCCMH Is Incorporated
    The purpose of FCCMH is to promote the welfare of persons with behavioral health disorders and those needing behavioral health services.
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    1981: FADAA Is Incorporated
    FADAA's mission is to serve its members by advancing addiction and co-occurring treatment, prevention, and research through communications, professional development, and public policy leadership.
    2018: FCCMH and FADAA Form FBHA
    The Florida Behavioral Health Association is the voice of Florida’s behavioral health industry.
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    Scott Burgess
    CEO of David Lawrence Centers and Chair of FBHA

    Florida’s community mental health and substance use disorder treatment providers would not be where we are today without the leadership and innovation of all of the FBHA members working together.

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      The Florida Behavioral Health Association is the voice of Florida’s behavioral health industry.

      our AddresS

      316 East Park Avenue
      Tallahassee, FL 32301

      our Phones

      850.224.6048 or

      our hours

      Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
      Saturday: Closed
      Sunday: Closed