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Message from the President/CEO

message from the president/CEO

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

We inform. FBHA provides training, education and awareness on mental illness and substance use disorders. We innovate. We create opportunities for members of our community and the state to network, share best practices and develop innovative ideas for treating Floridians. We influence. We use our united voice to advocate for better behavioral health prevention treatment and recovery services.

FBHA’s members include a broad range of provider types, ranging from small specialty organizations to comprehensive treatment organizations with multiple locations within a geographic region. FBHA supports member agencies offering services to those in need of mental health and substance use disorder assistance and support. With over 70 members spread out from Pensacola to The Keys, we fully embody all of Florida’s behavioral health needs.

That said, if you are interested in joining our forward-thinking association, please fill out an application here.

Melanie Brown-Woofter, President/CEO

Florida Behavioral Health Association