The Florida Behavioral Health Collaborative Pediatric Hotline: 1-866-487-9507

Florida Center for Behavioral Health Improvement and Solutions

Proud to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to improve the outcomes of adults and children with behavioral health conditions. For a list of partners, see the About section.

2020 Best Practice Recommendations for Women of Reproductive Age with Severe Mental Illness and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders

Expert Panel


  • Chelsea Arnold, DNP, APRN – First 1000 Days Sarasota County
  • Alberto Augsten, PharmD, MS, BCPP, DABAT (Speaker) – Memorial Healthcare System
  • Dana Gau, DNP, FNP-BC, PCCN – Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
  • Karen Goldberg, MD – Karen A. Goldberg, MD, PLLC
  • Randolph Hemsath, MD – Boley Centers
  • Washington Hill, MD, FACOG – CenterPlace Health
  • Russell Kirby, PhD, MS – USF College of Public Health
  • Deborah Knudson Gonzalez, MD – USF College of Medicine Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
  • Thomas Raulerson, MD – Thomas Raulerson, MD
  • Vanita Sahasranaman, MD – USF/Henderson Behavioral Health
  • William Sappenfield, MD, MPH – USF College of Public Health
  • Claudia Vicencio, PhD, LCSW, LMFT (Speaker) – Memorial Healthcare System