5-Star Award Earned by Lee Health Behavioral Health Center

Performance Award Presented by Central Florida Behavioral Health Network

(Fort Myers, Fla. – Nov. 30, 2017) --- Lee Health Behavioral Health Center recently received the 2017 5-Star Performance Award presented by the Central Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN). The award was presented at a special ceremony in November during the organization’s 20th Anniversary celebration. This is the second consecutive year Lee Health Behavioral Health Center has received the award.

The 5-Star Performance Award recognizes providers who have scored 95% or greater on the CFBHN scorecard, which is made up of compliance and outcomes measures that help ensure providers are performing at the highest level possible and, most importantly, guarantee consumers are receiving the services they and their families need.

Lee Health Behavioral Health Services strives to address the diverse mental health needs of the community by providing a continuum of high-quality psychiatric services and behavioral health resources. These include outpatient services for people 18 years of age and older suffering from a variety of psychiatric disorders. Services include new client evaluation, medication management, and psychotherapeutic evaluation and management.

CFBHN is a not for profit community services network that contracts with over 100 provider organizations to offer a full array of mental health and substance abuse services. The geographic area served spans from Pasco in the north, throughout the Tampa Bay area, east through Polk, Highlands and Hardee and south from Desoto to Lee counties. The range of services includes acute care, residential treatment, housing, medical, outpatient and recovery support services. Substance abuse prevention services are also provided for at-risk children.

About Lee Health

Since the opening of the first hospital in 1916, Lee Health has been a health care leader in Southwest Florida, constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. A non-profit, integrated health care services organization, Lee Health is committed to the well-being of every individual served, focused on healthy living and maintaining good health. Staffed by caring people, inspiring health, services are conveniently located throughout the community in four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care and specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care. Learn more at www.LeeHealth.org

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