About Us

In operation since 1954, Life Management Center provides comprehensive mental health, behavioral health, and family counseling services in Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties in the Florida Panhandle. We offer objective, professional help with personal problems ranging from family life adjustment difficulties to stress reactions, substance abuse and mental illness.

Life Management Center Honored by Florida Blue

In 2012, the Florida Blue Foundation recognized Life Management Center as an honoree at their annual Sapphire Award Symposium for excellence in addressing community health care needs. See below for the video produced for the award presentation.

LMC serves over 10,000 individuals and families each year. The Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Our staff is multi-disciplinary and includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychotherapists, counselors and nurses. The following programs are internationally accredited by CARF:

  • Case Management/Services Coordination (Adults, Children & Adolescents)
  • Out-of-Home Treatment (Adults, Children & Adolescents)
  • Community Housing (Adults)
  • Outpatient Treatment (Adults, Children & Adolescents)
  • Community Integration (Adults)
  • Prevention/Diversion (Adults, Children & Adolescents)
  • Crisis Intervention (Adults, Children & Adolescents)
  • Detoxification (Adults)
  • Inpatient Treatment (Adults, Children & Adolescents)
  • Support & Facilitation (Children & Adolescents)

Annual Report

To learn more about Life Management Center, view our most recent Annual Report.

Our annual reports are in a PDF format and require a PDF reader. If you do not have a PDF reader you can download the latest free version of Adobe Reader by visiting https://get.adobe.com/reader/.


2021 Annual Report 2020-2021 Annual Report

Annual Report Cover 16_17_web 2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Annual Report Cover 16_17_web 2016 – 2017 Annual Report

2015-16 Annual Report Cover 2015 – 2016 Annual Report


FY 2020-2021 Accountability

Each year Life Management Center has targets to reach as we provide services to the community. These targets help ensure our clients are receiving services in a way that is most beneficial to them.


Adults Who Are Living in Stable Housing Goal Final Result
Adults with chronic mental health problems 90% 98%
Adults involved with the courts 67% 100%


Adults with Employment Goal Final Result
Annual average days worked for pay 40 days 76 days
Percent of individuals competitively employed 24% 39%


Percent of Children Who Functioned Better
at Home, School & in the Community
Goal Final Result
Children with severe emotional difficulties 65% 67%


Percent of School Days Attended by Children Goal Final Result
Children with severe emotional difficulties 86% 94%


Client Service Appraisal Goal Final Result
Percent of clients who were satisfied with their service quality 90% 95%
Percent of clients who report that their access to care was good 90% 97%
Percent of clients who thought the quality of their care was good 90% 94%


It is the policy of the Life Management Center of Northwest Florida, Inc. to promote and provide equal opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, national origin, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or military status.