Mental Health in Miami, FL

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Healthcare at a Glance in Miami, FL

While Florida as a whole struggles with health coverage and quality of healthcare, the Miami area has some highly ranked health options within the state. U.S. News ranks Baptist Hospital of Miami #1 in Miami and #5 in the state. Baptist Hospital of Miami is a 838-bed hospital with Magnet certification for nursing and is part of the Baptist Health healthcare system, which also includes Miami Cancer Institute. Also ranked highly is Cleveland Clinic Florida-Weston, an academic medical center with over 285 physicians, and various primary and speciality care locations. University of Miami Hospital and its clinics also have a strong presence throughout Miami, including the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Miami is also home to the #1 Eye Institute, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Baptist Health has four independent free health clinics for those who are uninsured. Other community health clinics include Miami Rescue Mission Clinic and Community Health and Wellness Center of Miami. Miami has one medical school, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Mental health FAQS

What is a mental health provider?

Mental health providers are trained to help you manage and care for your emotional and behavioral wellbeing. These providers can include a variety of mental health professionals, commonly including psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health counselors, and family and marriage counselors. An important distinction can be that a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who is trained to diagnose and treat mental illness with prescription medicine. A psychologist and other counselors typically have a masters degree, and are trained to treat through counseling. Whichever provider you choose, a mental health provider can be a crucial component in your overall health journey.