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Our Impact

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. Headquartered in Panama City, our expert services address a spectrum of personal challenges, from family life adjustment difficulties to stress reactions, substance abuse, and mental illness.

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 multi-disciplinary staff 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 Reports

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.

FY 2022 - 2023 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

Two pie charts: first one is showing Goal 90%, and second one is showing Final Result 94%
Adults with chronic mental health problems
Two pie charts: first one is showing Goal 67%, and second one is showing Final Result 100%
Adults involved with the courts

Adults with Employment

Bar chart showing goal completion at 40 days and final result achieved at 120 days.
Annual average days worked for pay

Percent of School Days Attended By Children

Bar charts showing goal completion at 86% and final result achieved at 87%.
Children with severe emotional difficulties

Youth Living In Stable Housing

Bar chart showing goal completion at 93% and final result achieved at 97%.
Children with emotional difficulties
Bar chart showing goal completion at 95% and final result achieved at 96%.
Children with severe emotional difficulties

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.

Help is Available Now

We’re available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide a no-cost mental health assessment for you or your loved one. Call us at 850-522-4485 or visit our facility to get started. For questions about our programs, call us.

In the case of a medical emergency or crisis, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

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