Q: Who runs Florida’s Mental Health System?
A: Florida’s Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Q: Where does funding come from?
A: Federal grants and the Florida Legislature
Q: Who pays for Community Mental Health Centers and Services?
A: They are all fully privatized.
Florida does not directly provide Community Mental Health services.
For more information, go to www.myflfamilies.com
Per Chapter 394, Florida Statutes (F.S.), “The Department of Children and Families is directed to evaluate, research, plan and recommend to the Governor and Legislature programs designed to reduce the occurrence, severity and duration, and disabling aspects of mental, emotional and behavior disorders.”
Adult Mental Health (AMH) – Florida Department of Children and Families (myflfamilies.com)