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Kathleen Moore, director of FMHI, speaks to the crowd.

FMHI celebrates its 50th anniversary

The Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) commemorated 50 years of excellence in mental health research and education in a celebration hosted at the USF Alumni Center.

May 20, 2024College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute

Leadership sign the beam at topping off celebration.

USF and Tampa General Hospital launch behavioral health teaching hospital

The teaching hospital, along with the newly created Florida Center for Behavioral Health Workforce, will strengthen the state's behavioral healthcare system.

May 14, 2024College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

Construction of FMHI building on left of screen and building today on right of screen

Florida Mental Health Institute celebrates 50 years

As the institute continues to focus on some of society's most challenging problems, we take a look back at FMHI's rich history and hear from several of its past leaders.

May 6, 2024College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute

The front of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences building.

USF to lead statewide initiative to address shortage of mental health professionals

CBCS has been selected as the home of the Florida Center for Behavioral Health Workforce, which will expand pathways to behavioral health professions.

April 15, 2024College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

The cast takes a bow at the end of the show

Brave stories come to light at This Is My Brave - College Edition at USF

Eight USF students took to the stage Friday night to share their stories of their lived experiences with mental illness and substance use disorders.

April 8, 2024Child and Family Studies, College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy, School of Social Work

The cast of the 2023 production of This Is My Brave: College Edition at USF take a bow.

Auditions set for This Is My Brave: College Edition at USF

USF students are invited to share a creative piece about mental health and/or addiction as part of a production aimed at breaking down stigma.

November 15, 2023College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

Dr. Kosyluk speaks at the 2023 FMHI colloquium

FMHI annual colloquium focuses on peer support and recovery

The event brought together experts to discuss the domains of peer support and recovery, integrating practice, policy, and research.

October 20, 2023College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

Michael Weiner and Khary Rigg

Student is first to complete research with support from the Florida High Tech Corridor Undergraduate Research Initiative awarded through CBCS

Michael Weiner earned a coveted opportunity to partner with Department of Mental Health Law and Policy Associate Professor Khary Rigg, PhD.

August 24, 2023Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

Group photo of the 2023 Summer Research Institute participants

Florida Mental Health Institute welcomes 2023 Summer Research Institute cohort

Participants will spend 11 weeks building their research skills within the context of substance use and co-occurring disorders.

June 26, 2023College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute

 Mary Armstrong and Roger Boothroyd

Emeritus professors support Florida Mental Health Institute and The Moms Project with legacy gift

The gift from Mary Armstrong, PhD and Roger Boothroyd, PhD will increase the impact of The Moms Project and help ensure continued funding of an executive director position within the institute.

April 21, 2023College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute

This Is My Brave 2023 cast

Community invited to a night of storytelling in support of mental health awareness

From essay to dance, 10 USF students will share their stories in front of a live audience to break down the stigma surrounding mental health.

April 17, 2023College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

This Is My Brave College Edition logo and student performers

USF students reduce stigma surrounding mental health through creative expression

Rehearsals are underway for the USF production of This Is My Brave: College Edition. New this year is the integration of a Photovoice exhibit.

February 20, 2023College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

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The Mission of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS) is to advance knowledge through interdisciplinary teaching, research, and service that improves the capacity of individuals, families, and diverse communities to promote productive, satisfying, healthy, and safe lives across the lifespan. CBCS envisions the college as a globally recognized leader that creates innovative solutions to complex conditions that affect the behavior and well-being of individuals, families, and diverse communities.