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Licensing & Accreditation

Licensing & Accreditation

The Joint CommissionThe Joint Commission standards deal with organization quality, safety-of-care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. If you have concerns about your care, we would like to hear from you. You may contact us directly here.

If you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed adequately, you may contact The Joint Commission online at www.jointcommission.org and use the “Report a Patient Safety Event” link in the “Action Center” of the homepage of their site, by mail at: Division of Accreditation Operations, Office of Quality Monitoring, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, or by fax at: 630-792-5636.


Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital is a service center for Patriot Support Programs, which provide treatment for active duty military, veterans, and their families. Programming and services in our Military Program are designed to address the effects of combat stress, post-traumatic stress, depression, substance abuse and other behavioral health issues that can impact the lives of service men and women.

We’re Here To Help

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital can help provide intervention, identify the appropriate level of care, conduct free assessments and make referrals when necessary. Assessments are available 24 hours every day. To arrange a confidential assessment at no cost, call 850-763-0017 and ask to speak with an assessment and referral counselor.