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Podcast Courageous, Candid, and Informative Conversations on the Relentless Challenges of Behavioral Health: From Crisis to Recovery

The Florida Behavioral Health Collaborative Pediatric Hotline


Podcast1-866-487-9507: Free hotline service that offers a coaching experience between child and adolescent psychiatrists and pediatric primary care providers.

Telepsychiatry Services

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Podcast The Florida Center for Behavioral Health Improvements and Solutions is one of several hubs throughout the state to participate in a telepsychiatry project to increase the confidence, knowledge and skill sets of pediatric primary care providers to treat children with behavioral health care needs.

Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines

The 2022-2023 Florida Best Practice Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines for Children and Adolescents is now available! For questions and comments, please contact Sabrina Singh at

Latest Program News

988: National Suicide Prevention and Crisis Lifeline

Starting on Saturday, 07/16/2022, 9-8-8 will be available nationwide for suicide prevention and behavioral health needs. Florida residents who use 9-8-8 will be routed to trained counselors at one of Florida’s 12 National Suicide Prevention Lifelines (NSPL). Click here for more information

Best Practice Child/Adolescent Guidelines Update: April 2, 2022

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February is Black Heritage Month

The Florida Center for Behavioral Health Improvements and Solutions is proud to celebrate Black Heritage Month. Click here for more information.

We are hiring!

We are seeking a Research Support Specialist to support the operations of the Program, including data entry, appointment scheduling, and collaboration with practice site coordinators. Learn more about the position and apply here:

Happy Holidays!

Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season and joyful New Year! The Program will resume updating guidelines in April 2022. Click here for more information.

‘National Emergency’ in Child/Adolescent Mental Health

In October 2021, three national organizations declared a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health. Click here for more information.

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Aunt Bertha Resource Guide

USF/Aunt Bertha Web-Based Resource Guide for behavioral and physical health services and community resources including housing, food banks, and transportation.

USF/Aunt Bertha Instruction Guide PDF