The FL LEADS Project is a collaborative Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration (SAMHSA) grant between the University of Central Florida, the
University of South Florida, and various state and local level partnerships. See below
for more information about our partners and the services they offer.

Key Partners

Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD)
The APD works with local organizations and private providers to support people who have developmental disabilities and their families in living, learning, and working in their communities.
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Florida Behavioral Health Association (FBHA)
The FBHA is the state’s largest trade association representing community treatment providers with a united voice. FBHA serves as a trusted source of information, advances policy initiatives...
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Florida Department of Health
The Florida Department of Health is an executive branch agency led by a State Surgeon General, who serves as the State Health Officer, and is directly appointed by Florida’s Governor and confirmed by...
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Florida Department of Elder Affairs
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs promotes the well-being, safety, and independence of Florida’s seniors, their families, and caregivers for Floridians to live well and age well.
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Esca Rosa Suicide Prevention Coalition
The Esca Rosa Suicide Prevention Coalition is a community of stakeholders working together to eliminate suicide by transforming our community through raising awareness, increasing...
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Lakeview Center Behavioral Health
Lakeview Center provides comprehensive behavioral health care to adults and children with mental illnesses, drug and alcohol dependencies and intellectual disabilities.
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Charlotte Behavioral Health Care
Charlotte Behavioral Health Care is a not-for-profit provider of community-based behavioral health care, offering a full range of mental health services and substance use disorder treatment.
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Florida Highway Patrol
Florida Highway Patrol strives to achieve the core values of courtesy, service and protection. It is their job to help ensure the safety and welfare of millions of Florida’s residents and visitors each and every day.
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Hanley Foundation
Known simply now as Hanley Foundation, our 501(c)(3) organization provides programming and grant support for statewide substance use disorder advocacy, prevention, education, and access to quality treatment...
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Meridian Behavioral Care
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare promotes the health, recovery, and well-being of Floridians affected by mental illnesses and substance use disorders through prevention, coordinated treatment...
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Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
The Statewide Office for Suicide Prevention focuses on propagating suicide prevention efforts throughout the state of Florida through various grant-funded initiatives and trainings...
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The Fire Watch
The Fire Watch is Florida’s fight to end veteran suicide. We are building a life-saving network of community members and organizations trained to identify the warning signs of veterans in crisis and to direct those veterans to the help they need.
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