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Tim Cowart Selected as CEO of The Centers
The Centers’ Board of Directors on Monday, August 25th selected Tim Cowart as CEO. Mr. Cowart has been serving as Interim CEO since March after the untimely death of Charles R Powell.

Download the flyer here.

World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10
Personal Enrichment through Mental Health Services, Inc. (PEMHS) want to remind people that even though a suicidal person may not ask for help, that does not mean that help is not wanted.

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2014 Annual Conference Presentations
Some presentations are available from the link below. Click on the presentation title for info/materials if

Download 2014 annual conference presentation materials here.



Governor Scott Fundraiser
Shown above (top) is Ned Ailes visiting with State Representatives Patronis and Combee at the fundraiser on August 11th.
Shown above (bottom) is Dr Jay Reeve representing FCBH at the fundraiser.

2014 Fellow Awards

2014 Fellow Awards
Congratulations to Jerry Kassab, Chet Bell and Dr. Jay Reeve.

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.
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2014 National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Conference
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
October 7th - 9th
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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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