Surveys/Reports

2018 Reports


The Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program for Behavioral Health at the University of South Florida recently released the2017-2018 Florida Best Practice Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines for Adults. 
The guideline is available on the program’s website here.
 
Each of the 2015 best practice guidelines for major mental health disorders – Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, and Major Depressive Disorder – have been updated based on comprehensive literature review, presentation by national experts, and consensus of the Florida expert panel. The complete set of updated adult guidelines features boxed DSM 5 criteria, principles of practice for antipsychotic therapy, and a new guideline on the treatment of schizophrenia with long-acting antipsychotic medications.
 
For more information about the guidelines or resources available through this program please contact the program’s Principal Investigator, Marie McPherson, (mmcpherson@usf.edu).
 
The Agency contact for information about the Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program for Behavioral Health is Mary Beth Jones (Mary.Jones@ahca.myflorida.com).
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2018 Priority Bill Report SINE DIE
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2018 Florida Department of Children and Familes Suicide Coordinating Council report
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2018 Florida’s Intensive Behavioral Health Community Care

2017 Reports


2017 Florida’s New Level of Intensive Behavioral Health Community Care
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The State of Mental Health In America 2018 - Mental Health America
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2016 Annual Report of the Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council - Florida Department of Children and Families, Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
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2017 Annual Report, Council on Homelessness - Florida Department of Children and Families, Office on Homelessness
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Understanding the Opioid Crisis: What’s at the Heart of the Matter? - National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
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Combating Drug Addiction and the Opiod Crisis - ‚ÄčThe President's Commission 
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2017 Women's Health Guidelines - University of South Florida, Medicaid Drug Therapy Program for Behavioral Health
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2017 Beyond Beds, the vital role of a full continuum of psychiatric care - Treatment Advocacy Center and NASMHPD
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Behavioral Health Barometer, Florida, Volume 4 - US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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2016 Annual Report, Florida Medical Examiners - Florida Department of Law Enforcement
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2011 Paying Later, the high costs of failing to invest in young children - The PEW Center on the States
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FY 2015/2016 Annual Report, The Baker Act - University of South Florida and Florida Department of Chidren and Familes
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2017 Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care - Milibank Memorial Fund
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Applying the Science of Child Development in Child Welfare Systems - Harvard University, Center on the Developing Child
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Mental Health Needs of Juvenile Offenders - National Conference of State Legislatures
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Rural Health Policy Briefs - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention