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A variety of services for mental health, IDD, alcohol and drug addictions, and Alzheimer’s disease and other Dementia are available across the state. To find the nearest DMH Certified Service Providers in your area, use the search form below and enter your county. Please contact the certified provider directly regarding availability of services.

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The Department of Mental Health is launching a renewed suicide prevention campaign, encouraging young people throughout the state to reach out if they are experiencing thoughts of suicide.

"Shatter the Silence" is a campaign of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health to encourage young people to talk through ...

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May 23, 2019 (Jackson, Miss.) - The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is currently offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training through a federal grant available through the next three years.  The training is available for parents, educators, families, and other professionals who regularly interact with young people how to help a ...

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September 6, 2019 - DMH was notified this week that Judge Carlton Reeves found the State is violating Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but he did not order a specific remedy. In finding the State in violation, the Court recognized the efforts that have been made toward expanding community-based care.  According to the ...

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Below are two recent documents the Department of Mental Health has developed to provide an overview of Mississippi's Public Mental Health System and the efforts made by the department in its expansion of community-based services and the transformation to a person-centered and recovery-oriented system of care.

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The Department of Mental Health is offering for public comment a proposed draft of the 2020 Operational Standards For Mental Health, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Use Community Service Providers.  The proposed draft will be effective on April 1, 2020.  To offer feedback on these revisions, please email

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Welcome to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is committed to making available a comprehensive system of services and supports so all Mississippians have access to the least restrictive and most appropriate level of services and supports that will meet their needs. Our system is person-centered and is built on the strengths of individuals and families while meeting their needs for special services. Services should be provided on a continuum of where the person is at that time and what their needs are.

Mississippi’s mental health service delivery system is comprised of three major components: 1) state-operated programs and community service programs, 2) regional community mental health centers, 3) and other nonprofit/profit service agencies/organizations.

Inspiring hope, helping individuals on their road to recovery, and improving resiliency are key factors to the success of the people we serve.

Are you experiencing a crisis situation?

A Mobile Crisis Response Team can help people who are experiencing a situation where the person’s behavioral health needs exceed the person’s resources to effectively handle the circumstances. Teams consist of mental health professionals who can provide support to people experiencing a mental health, alcohol and drug, or intellectual and development disabilities crisis. Teams are available to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Teams provide community-based crisis services in the location where the person is experiencing the crisis. Mobile Crisis Response Teams are available in all 82 counties in Mississippi. Services are funded by the Department of Mental Health and provided by the 14 Community Mental Health Centers.

Click here for a guide to crisis services in Mississippi


Mobile Crisis Response Teams

Region  1  – 888-404-8002

Region  2  – 866-837-7521

Region  3  – 866-255-9986

Region  4  – 888-287-4443

Region  6  – 866-453-6216

Region  7  – 888-943-3022

Region  8  – 877-657-4098

Region  9  – 601-955-6381

Region 10  – 800-803-0245

Region 11  – 877-353-8689

Region 12  – 888-330-7772

Region 13  – 800-681-0798

Region 14  – 866-497-0690

Region 15  – 601-638-0031