24-Hour Hotline: (305) 774-3616


Miami-Dade County

Hotline Number: 
(305) 643-7800

Children & Families South

Crisis Number: 
(305) 774-3616
Hours Of Operation: 

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM,

Monday through Friday


Children & Families South
10720 Caribbean Blvd. Suite 420
Miami, FL 33189
Phone: (786) 293-9544
Fax: (786) 293-9594

Children & Families Outpatient Services

Crisis Number: 
(305) 774-3616
Hours Of Operation: 

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Monday through Friday


Children & Families Outpatient Services
10 NW 42nd Avenue Fifth Fl.
Miami, FL 33126
Phone: (305) 643-7800
Fax: (305) 643-1345

West Flagler Comprehensive Service Center

Crisis Number: 
(305) 774-3616
Hours Of Operation: 

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM,

Monday through Friday


West Flagler Comprehensive Service Center
3850 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33134
Phone: (305) 774-3300
Fax: (305) 643-7807

Crisis Center

Crisis Number: 
(305) 774-3616
Hours Of Operation: 

24 Hours / 7 Days


Crisis Center
3800 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33134
Phone: (305) 774-3616
Fax: (305) 476-2640

Banyan Community Health Center

Banyan Community Health Center is our primary healthcare clinic located in Miami’s Little Havana and open to the public. Primary care is the first line of defense in protecting our health. It plays a central role in ensuring the overall health and well being of our children, families, seniors, friends, and communities.

At Banyan, our approach to primary health services is personal and comprehensive. We adhere to a rigorous, highly coordinated medical home standard of patient care, and the physicians and care coordination teams at Banyan Community Health Center reflect this approach.

Its an approach that gives us an edge in quality of care and quality of life. Our Primary Care Physicians actively and attentively manage all aspects of patient healthcare, treatment, and referrals, ensuring improved overall health and well-being of our patients. We emphasize the importance of regular physical exams and disease screening, immunization, early detection and treatment of physical and behavioral health conditions, and highly integrated coordination of care and referrals with physical and behavioral health specialists.

Visit us at Banyan Community Health Center for your primary care health needs.

Our Banyan Community Health Center clinic expands access to quality primary health services in Little Havana, one of South Florida's medically underserved communities.

Banyan’s founders, Miami Behavioral Health Center and Spectrum Programs, are leading regional providers of treatment for co-occurring mental health and addiction disorders, and in the integration of primary healthcare services into the behavioral health treatment standard. Our unique history in behavioral health gives us specialized capacity for integrating emerging research, evidence-supported practices, and newer treatment methodologies across mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring physical health disorders, resulting in better health for individuals and for families and communities.

We bring this comprehensive, interdisciplinary, thoughtfully integrated approach to healthcare all of our programs and services and to the service philosophy of the physicians and care teams at Banyan Community Health Center, where we work to provide:

  • Timely diagnosis and treatment of disease, including infectious diseases, chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV, and other health disorders.
  • Prevention of more serious and later stage forms of disease through early identification and treatment.
  • Better coordination of treatment for the complex interactions of behavioral and physical health conditions in an integrated, medical home model of care, leading to improved overall health, wellness, and quality of life for consumers and families in our care.
  • Enhanced access to essential primary health services in medically underserved communities and among medically underserved populations in South Florida, with the goal of operating at recognized levels of community need and at level-of-service standards established by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Meaningful coordination of care with medical specialists, other health service providers, and hospitals in order to achieve the highest possible access to quality health services on behalf of our consumers.


We are dedicated to being among the most effective providers of integrated healthcare services. We support Banyan Community Health Center and all of Banyan’s programs and services with research into effective approaches to human health that help make the processes and procedures of behavioral and primary health services more successful, the timelines to improved health and well-being shorter, and the gains more sustainable, substantially reducing the catastrophic personal, family, and societal consequences that often accompany the current standard of healthcare management.

School & Community-Based Services

We’re working with children and families in the community. Through our School & Community-Based Child & Family Services, we bring solution-oriented behavioral health and intensive therapeutic services to you.

Our counseling professionals are circulating in the community, raising awareness of the importance of behavioral health and providing comprehensive behavioral health services in a variety of family and community settings, including in over 80 schools in Miami-Dade County.

We provide comprehensive behavioral health therapy in schools, churches, social centers, at home, and in other community settings where families and children come together, making sure that individuals and families understand the symptoms of emotional and mental health conditions and have access to effective, evidence-based counseling services.

Our community-based services also address urgent care issues, with intensive therapeutic onsite services that bring solution-oriented urgen care and intensive response services to families with children under the age of 18 who have acute emotional or mental health problems that are disrupting family stability.


  • Developmentally appropriate mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors
  • Crisis intervention
  • Comprehensive assessment, identifying specific problems through resource and strengths-based process of evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Health Assessment and medical examination
  • Individual, family, and group behavioral health counseling in a variety of community settings and in schools
  • Intensive in-home family therapy services
  • Intensive in-home family therapy services
  • Recovery-based, emotional enhancement therapy
  • Education in the symptoms and risks of emotional and mental health conditions
  • Medication assessment and management
  • Case management, care coordination, community engagement, and social service referrals
  • Training and consultation in coping with child and adolescent behavioral health issues

Outpatient Psychiatric Services


We’re dedicated to providing the highest standard of treatment for behavioral health consumers in our care, and psychiatrists are central to our interdisciplinary, team-based approach to consumer care and crisis stabilization.

Our Outpatient Psychiatric Services unit offers a critical dimension of support for high quality standards for all age groups across all of our behavioral health programs, including for crisis care and emergencies.

Therapists, nurses, and other clinicians in our mental healthcare services and substance abuse addiction treatment programs conduct comprehensive psychosocial and health evaluations for all admissions.

When symptoms of acute emotional or organic pathology are observed, consumers are assigned to one of our psychiatrists for assessment, evaluation of co-occurring medical conditions, drug interactions, physical examination, drug management, review of physician orders, and interpretation of laboratory and other medical studies.

Our Psychiatric Services unit ensures that the critical diagnostics are there for building comprehensive, consumer-centered outpatient substance abuse treatment plans that reflect the complete medical, psychiatric, psychological, and social needs of consumers in our care. We:

  • Stabilize consumers in crisis.
  • Reduce hospital stays through accurate diagnosis of psychiatric and co-occurring addiction disorders that support effective treatment at appropriate levels of care.
  • Control acute symptoms and improve functioning
  • Improve symptom management and coping skills.
  • Reduce the risk of decompensation.



  • Acute symptom evaluation
  • Diagnosis of affective, behavioral, cognitive, and perceptual disorders
  • Evaluation for addiction disorders and co-occurrence treatment needs
  • Level of care determination and treatment plan
  • Medication evaluation and management
  • Pharmaceutical therapy prescription and oversight
  • Consultation with Primary Care Physician

Outpatient Mental Health Services

Our Outpatient Mental Health Services programs offer personalized therapeutic counseling and supportive services for people experiencing emotional distress who can benefit from short-term, solution-oriented psychotherapy.

Our services are client-centered, and we base our treatment on the principle that it’s possible to achieve better and more lasting change when motivation is internalized. Our assessment and treatment practices are designed to the developmental differences of children, adolescents, adults, and seniors, and rooted in a motivational approach to change that builds upon individual strengths with effective, evidence-supported therapies.

Please give us a call for more information. Our highly skilled teams of psychiatrists, psychologists, and clinical social workers are here to give you the attention you deserve and provide you with the highest quality therapeutic services.


  • Crisis Intervention for Acute Emotional, Mental Health, & Addiction Episodes
  • Comprehensive Biopsychosocial & Strengths-based Assessment
  • Evaluation & Integrated Treatment for Co-occurrence with Substance Abuse
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Physical Examinations & Primary Health Services
  • Medication Management
  • Motivational Enhancement & Cognitive Behavioral Therapies in Individual, Group, & Family Sessions
  • Case Management for Integrated Health Coordination & Social Service Referrals
  • HIV Screening & Referrals
  • Outreach & Onsite Services, Including in Schools, Homes, and Community Centers
  • Developmentally specific services for seniors, children and families, adolescents and adults

24 Hour Crisis Services

Acting immediately in a behavioral health crisis can have save a life. A crisis can be any situation in which someone experiences a sudden loss of ability to use effective problem-solving and coping skills. Crisis intervention offers immediate short-term help to people experiencing an event that produces unmanageable emotional, mental, physical, and behavioral distress or problems.

Behavioral health crises can have lifelong consequences, sometimes becoming a matter of life or death if not quickly controlled. Our 24 Hour Crisis Services center stabilizes people experiencing acute emotional or substance abuse episodes. We are a State of Florida Marchman Act and Baker Act public receiving facility, and provide comprehensive treatment alternatives and continuity of care for behavioral health crises.

In the event of a behavioral health emergency, call our Crisis Hotline immediately. Our Crisis Service center is open twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, and our Crisis Teams are in a constant state of readiness.

Our interdisciplinary crisis stabilization teams include a licensed psychiatrist, registered nurse, acute treatment specialist, and other support staff who work together to control a crisis, to stabilize, redirect, and support crisis recovery.

We provide brief, intensive crisis assessment and secure, residential intervention for a period not exceeding five days for the mentally ill in crisis who are in a non-violent, non-combative, acutely disturbed mental state. Our purpose is to stabilize and redirect our crisis patients to the most appropriate and least restrictive available community setting consistent with their needs.


  • Triage
  • Initial Screening and Emergency Assessment
  • Crisis Stabilization
  • Short-Term, Crisis-Focused Intervention and Medical Evaluation
  • Twenty-four hour observation
  • Medication, as prescribed by physician
  • Daily psychiatric and nursing assessments
  • Individual counseling and group therapy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
  • Referral to community support agencies
  • Outreach
  • Community education
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