There are many benefits to membership in the Florida Council for Community Mental Health. These include:

  • Effective Legislative Advocacy
  • Education
  • Effective Communications
  • Consultation/Technical Assistance
  • Policy Analysis
  • Representation

Find out more and join today!


Action for Behavioral Health Care
Action for Behavioral Health Care is the Florida Council for Behavioral Healthcare's vehicle for providing financial support for candidates who share the organization’s goals for the community behavioral health care system and the people it serves. We accept donations through PayPal, a secure service for which you do not need an account. Please click the button below to contribute.


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Mental health on the agenda.
Read the entire Sarasota Herald-Tribune article here.

Mental illness is our most pressing health problem.
Read the entire article here.

More needed to help kids in mental health crisis.
"Recognizing the effectiveness of team-based mental health treatment for children and youth, legislators in Tallahassee wisely expanded mental health funding in the 2014-15 state budget."
Read the entire commentary in the Palm Beach Post by Mike Hansen here.

2014 June Newsletter

We are proud to introduce the new Florida Council Newsletter, The Council Connection.
Download a copy today.

COPE Awards

COPE Employee and Board Members Win Awards from the Mental Health Association of Okaloosa and Walton Counties.
Read the entire story here.

Is Florida doing enough to shore up its mental health care system?
The new budget signed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott includes modest good news for the state’s anemic mental health system: An extra $3 million to pay for “step-down” community-based mental health care.
Read the entire story here.

2014 Annual Conference app is available for download!
Just click on the link below and follow the instructions on that page to install the app and guide on your device.
Download the app here.

2014 FCCMH Awards Nominations
Nominations are being sought for the annual Florida Council for Community Mental Health (1) Direct Service Provider of the Year award, which recognizes outstanding behavioral health clinicians; (2) Supervisor/Administrator of the Year, which recognizes outstanding managerial staff; and (3) Peer Specialist of the Year, which recognizes outstanding employees with a mental illness.

Download the Direct Service nomination application here.

Download the Peer Specialist nomination application here.

Download the Super-Admin nomination application here.


2014 Guide to Behavioral Health
The Premier Florida Conference for
Substance Abuse Disorders and Mental Health
Presented by FCCMH and FADAA
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Orlando, FL
August 6-8, 2014

Visit the Conference website

Download the 2014 Conference brochure here


We have made arrangements for overflow here:

Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort
12205 S Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32836 Reservations: 1-800-423-3297 (Mention FADAA/FCCMH Annual Conference rate
Cut-off date: 7/21/14
Rate: $130.00 per room/night includes resort fee
Parking: Onsite, self-parking is $10 per day/valet parking $15 per day
Online Reservation Link:


Board Meeting
Wyvern Hotel
Punta Gorda, Florida
October 15th - 17th
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Board Meeting
Casa Monica Hotel
St. Augustine, Florida
December 10th - 12th

Room rate is $169. Discounted valet parking is also available for $17.

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