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Welcome to Florida Behavior Health Alliance


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According to the U.S. DoD Defense Manpower Data Center out of the 2,583,437 Service Members deployed nationwide from 9/11/01 – 9/30/13 reintegrating into the community, approximately 90,622 (67% Active, 33% Reserve/Guard) are doing so in the Sunshine state of Florida along with their approximate 190,214 dependents. 



Florida has the 7th highest Active Duty population, the 3rd highest Reserve population, and 3rd largest Veteran population with approximately 1.6 million Veterans (12% of FL population 18+), 1.2 million of them being War time Veterans. In addition Florida has the 3rd highest disabled Veteran population with over 250,000. 



37% of the nation’s Service members have deployed at least twice and 30% experience probably Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 19.5%, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 16.5% and Active Suicidal Ideation (ASI) 6.5%
 


 

Volunteers Needed for Research Study:  We need participants for a research study on: "THE EXPERIENCES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN SPOUSE WHO LIVED WITH A VETERAN WITH PTSD."

 

Career Opportunities in the Armed Forces

Are you interested in a career as a mental health professional in the U.S. Army? 
The U.S. Army Medical Department is among the largest comprehensive systems of health care in the country and serves Soldiers, their families and military retirees. Allied health professionals such as those listed below play a vital role in this system.  Click here for more information
 
Are interested in a full-tuition scholarship program in clinical or counseling psychology?  Click here for more information
 

Connecting Military Families to Professional Resources

Service members and their Families will benefit from the increase of accessible quality behavioral health resources, information, education,
research and services that supports their behavioral health resiliency.

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