Dear Friends, 

This month, as we celebrate World Mental Health, we are excited to raise awareness about mental health issues and support those that are affected by mental health. By highlighting Jackson’s one-of-a-kind Behavioral Health Hospital, we encourage everyone in our community to take advantage of its services. Jackson Behavioral Health provides a full continuum of mental health care for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors, and also offers individual, couples, family, and group therapies.

In addition, we’re hosting our inaugural Mind Your Health event on Sunday, October 10, at Margaret Pace Park in Miami. This family-friendly event – celebrated on World Mental Health Day – will include resources and activities focused on mental health and well being, and will feature experts in the field speaking on a variety of topics.

During these challenging times, it is more important than ever that we all take care of ourselves, not just physically, but mentally, as well. We hope you will join us and spread the word about the event to your friends and family.

Charmaine Gatlin
Co-President & Chief Operating Officer
Flavia Llizo
Co-President & Chief Development Officer
Service Line Spotlight
Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital
At Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital we greet every patient who comes through the door with compassion and dedication. Providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents, adults and seniors, we are the largest free-standing behavioral health hospital in Florida.  In partnership with the medical expertise of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry,

Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital services are provided in a supportive, safe, and family-like environment by nurturing, compassionate, and well-qualified staff. The team consists of psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced registered nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, certified therapeutic recreation specialists, music therapists, counselors, case managers, peer specialists, and mental health specialists.
Located on our Jackson Memorial Hospital campus, our three-story facility has a bright, cheerful atmosphere designed especially for our needs.  Through evaluation, clinical treatment, teaching, and research, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital provides a full continuum of care for the entire family.​ For more information about Jackson Behavioral Health, click here.
Mental health is an integral part of our overall well-being. Here’s why we need our community’s support for Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital.
“Mind Your Health”
A Family-Friendly Mental Health Event 
October 10, 2021
Join us for the inaugural Mind Your Health event on World Mental Health Day!

Sunday, October 10, 2021
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Margaret Pace Park

Funds raised will benefit Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate in family-friendly activities as we raise awareness of mental health issues and support those that are affected by mental health. "Mind Your Health" will host speakers and interactive sessions. Topics such as nutrition, addiction, depression, exercise, and mindfulness will be explored as fundamental to living a healthy and fulfilling life. To learn more about "Mind Your Health" and to register, build a team, or make a donation, please click here. And a huge thank you to our sponsors!
Presenting Sponsor
Florida Power & Light
We are extremely grateful FPL has been a loyal donor of Jackson Health System for decades. Throughout the years, the company has generously contributed to the growth of many programs, such as Ryder Trauma Center and the Burn Unit. Additionally, their presence at our events including our Galas, and unconditional support of the Miracle Fund emphasize their continuous commitment to bringing the best healthcare to the South Florida community.

As we traverse the pandemic, FPL once again stepped up to the plate and became the presenting sponsor for the inaugural Mind Your Health event, which will be held on October 10th, 2021 at Margaret Pace Park. As mental health issues become more and more prevalent, we appreciate the company’s support in helping us bring resources and awareness to the topic. Thank you, FPL for always partnering with us in bringing the latest technology and resources for the patients and families we serve!
Sponsor Spotlight
Thank you to WSVN for sponsoring Jackson Health Foundation! We deeply appreciate your care and dedication to our community.
Sponsor Spotlight
Univision Miami will support the efforts of the Mind Your Health campaign to help families in South Florida address their mental health concerns. The campaign will be highlighted in its TV, radio and digital platforms.
Thank you Univision, we appreciate your generosity!
Jackson West Little Miracles Maternity Suites
Now Open
Jackson West Medical Center, which opened to the public on August 2, is the first state-of-the-art medical center in Doral. The maternity unit officially opened on September 20, with celebrations for its first patients.

The Little Miracles Maternity Suites at José Milton Memorial Hospital are designed to encourage family bonding and connecting with the baby by providing an environment where mom can labor, deliver, and recover all in the comfort of the same room with the same medical team. All of our luxurious suites are private and provide comfort for mom, partner, and baby.

In addition to the Little Miracles Maternity Suites, José Milton Memorial Hospital also includes an adult and pediatric emergency room, state-of-the-art surgical facilities, diagnostic and imaging services, and specialty physician clinics.

We would like to thank the José Milton Foundation for their continued support of Jackson. The Milton family most recently donated keepsake blankets to be presented to the first 25 babies born at the hospital. To schedule a tour of our maternity suites, please visit

22nd Annual Guardians Of The Children
Luncheon & Fashion Show
November 23, 2021
Due to the overwhelming support of the community and our donors, the Guardians of the Children Luncheon and Fashion Show is sold out. But you can still show your support for young patients in need receiving care at Holtz Children’s Hospital by purchasing an ad in the event program book, or a ticket to the chance drawing. We are grateful for your generosity! Purchase Here.

Golden Angels Gala
January 29, 2022
Considered one of the most glamorous social events of the season, the Golden Angels Gala brings community leaders, corporate partners, and philanthropists together to support the Jackson Health Foundation’s Miracle Fund. The 2022 Golden Angels Gala will be held at the new Jackson West Medical Center in Doral, home to José Milton Memorial Hospital. For more information, please contact Beatriz Galan, senior major gifts officer, at [email protected] or call 305-585-GIVE (4483).