Advocates for Human Potential (AHP), Inc.
is a research and consulting firm that specializes in changing or improving organizational systems. Company services focus on the needs of people with disabilities and disadvantages to help them achieve full community integration.
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Our Mission: CSH helps communities create permanent housing with services to prevent and end homelessness.
Department of Children and Families
Provides information on State mental health care facilities and services.
Department of Mental Health Law and Policy (MHLP)
The mission of the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy (MHLP) is to provide research, consultation, and training needed to help improve services that have implications for the justice system, behavioral health systems, and public policy.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Provides support, resources, and advocacy for people with depression or bipolar disorder.
Disability Rights Florida - Formerly known as the Advocacy Center for Persons With Disabilities
Florida's protection and advocacy agency for people with mental illnesses; investigates reports of abuse and neglect in facilities. Information Link
Elimination of Barriers Initiative
The Elimination of Barriers Initiative (EBI) is a 3-year initiative launched in September 2003 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA] aimed at identifying effective public education approaches to counter the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illnesses.
Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association
Florida Council For Community Mental Health
The Council's overall mission is to help to assure that cost-effective and quality behavioral health services are available throughout Florida's communities. Information Link
Florida Institute for Family Involvement
Provides support and information to families of children and teens with serious emotional, behavioral, or mental disorders. Information Link
Mental Health Associations in Florida
Several Florida regions have National Mental Health Association chapters, which can provide information about local services and advocacy programs. For information on Florida chapters, contact the National Mental Health Association Information Center.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), Florida
Offers support, advocacy, and information about community services for families and individuals.
National Association of Mental Health Planning and Advisory Councils
NAMHPAC is an association of individuals involved with State mental health planning across the country.
Partners in Crisis
Membership in Partners is a way to stay informed of mental health, substance abuse and criminal justice system policy developments and funding decisions. It also offers members opportunities for effective advocacy on behalf of mental health and substance abuse services for people in need.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
is a Web site designed to help low-income, uninsured Florida residents get free or discounted brand-name medicines.
Pathways to Housing
is an intensely client-driven program that is based on the philosophy that consumers can determine their own destinies. Pathways offers clients immediate access to an apartment of their own without requiring participation in psychiatric treatment or treatment for sobriety.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
has established a clear vision for its work -- a life in the community for everyone. To realize this vision, the Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders. SAMHSA is gearing all of its resources -- programs, policies and grants -- toward that outcome.
Technical Assistance Collaborate
is a national non-profit organization that works to achieve positive outcomes on behalf of people with disabilities, people who are homeless, and people with other special needs by providing state-of-the-art information, capacity building, and technical expertise to organizations and policymakers in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, human services, and affordable housing.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
The site contains links to housing news; information about home owning, buying, renting and financing; community data; pages about how to work with HUD; a resource library.
For More Information, Contact:
Substance Abuse & Mental Health
1317 Winewood Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
Phone: (850) 487-2920