Frequently Asked Questions


Helpful Information


Why is this organization important to the people of South Florida?

Our mission is to empower individuals who need care for drug addiction, alcohol abuse or mental health problems in order to lead healthier lives. By doing so, we help lower taxpayer costs for healthcare and law enforcement and other community services.

What is the credo of the Network?

We believe that healthy people and families make for healthy communities.

What does the South Florida Behavioral Health Network do?

As the area administrator of public funding for mental health and substance abuse services, we ensure that members of society eligible for public services receive treatment quickly and avoid the bureaucratic maze.

How does the Network do this?

We allocate public funds to the subcontracted agency in our network that will provide treatment and prevention services for the individual. It monitors the agency to ensure the needs of each individual are met, from prevention to treatment to recovery.

Nondiscrimination Statement


In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as well as other applicable local and state regulations, all SFBHN programs and services are available to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or sexual orientation. If you feel that you have been subjected to some form of discrimination by South Florida Behavioral Health Network or any of its employees, volunteers, or providers, then please contact: Jessica Rodriguez, Contract Management Supervisor, at (305) 858-3335.