CFBHN is a not for profit 501 (c) (3) corporation and a CARF International Accredited Services Management Network organization* contracting with community service organizations to provide a full array of publicly funded mental health and substance abuse services in the SunCoast counties. Services include acute care, residential treatment, housing, medical, outpatient, recovery support, and prevention.

Serving: Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, Hendry, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota counties.

Linda McKinnon, President and Chief Executive Offıcer

Linda McKinnon is a licensed mental health counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist. Since 2003, she has served as president and CEO of Central Florida Behavioral Health Network, which manages a network of over 100 mental health and substance abuse treatment providers on behalf of the State of Florida.

Under her leadership, CFBHN serves more than 100,000 uninsured individuals who receive direct treatment services and over 10 million who receive some form of prevention services each year. Through this position, McKinnon has developed a deep understanding of local behavioral health needs and is a leader in responding to mental health and substance abuse crises that affect the community.

McKinnon has applied her expertise in a variety of roles, including regional mental health and substance abuse administrator for the Department of Children and Families and President of the State of Florida National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI). Currently, McKinnon serves on the board of the National Council for Behavioral Health and the executive board of the Tampa Bay Regional Domestic Security Task Force Health and Medical Coalition.