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About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida

For more than 30 years, Devereux has served as one of Florida’s most comprehensive child welfare and behavioral healthcare organizations, supporting children with mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges, and their families. Devereux continually advances the level of care to those in need. Growing from a single child and adolescent psychiatric hospital to offering a full continuum of programs and services throughout the state, including a statewide inpatient psychiatric program, specialized group homes, foster care and specialty foster care, counseling centers, mental health case management, abuse and neglect prevention services and community outreach programs. Today, Devereux Florida provides services in more than 19 counties in Florida.

It is a policy of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to practice nondiscrimination in services. All activities with regard to referrals, admissions, placement of individuals and provision of services are conducted without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, and national origin.

 

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations providing services, insight and leadership in the evolving field of behavioral healthcare.

Founded in 1912 by special education pioneer Helena Devereux, Devereux operates a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults – and their families – every year. Focused on clinical advances emerging from a new understanding of the brain, its unique approach combines evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement.

With more than 7,000 employees working in programs across the nation, Devereux is a recognized partner for families, schools and communities, serving many of our country’s most vulnerable populations in the areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, education and foster care.

Our programs are offered in hospital and residential, community, and school-based settings. They include:

  • Comprehensive Assessment, Diagnostics and Measurement to support data-driven care
  • Evidence-based Treatment and Special Education
  • Transition and Independent Life Services
  • Family Education and Professional Training
  • Research and Innovation to advance the field
  • Advocacy, Public Awareness and Prevention

For more than a century, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has been guided by a simple and enduring mission: To change lives by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.