Florida Department of Children and Families
This site is supported by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF), Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) through Contract #LH852. The DCF is the legislatively appointed state authority for substance abuse, mental health, and methadone designation. It is governed by Chapters 394 and 397 of the Florida Statutes and is responsible for the oversight of a statewide system of care for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of children and adults with serious mental illnesses or substance abuse disorders.
This site hosts the state-approved and sponsored courses for the Baker Act, the Marchman Act, and for those appointed as Guardian Advocates.