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Draft FY 22-23 Community Mental Health Services Block Grant/State Plan Available for Review

The Draft FY 22-23 Community Mental Health Services Block Grant/State Plan is now available for public review and comment.  The FY 22-23 Draft State Plan can be reviewed…

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DMH Releases FY21 Suicide Prevention Plan Progress Report

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) has released its FY21 Progress Report for the state’s Suicide Prevention Plan, a comprehensive document that lays out the goals and…

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Mississippi Joins Multi-State Effort with the Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide

April 6, 2021 (Jackson, Miss.) – Mississippi is pleased to be one of eight states accepted this year in the Governor’s Challenge to Prevention Suicide Among Service Members,…

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Mississippi Department of Mental Health Receives National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Grant

February 8, 2021 (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) today announces it is receiving $125,000 in funding toward planning for the implementation of a…

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DMH Announces ‘Behind the Mask’ Campaign to Bring Services to More Mississippians During Pandemic

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) announced today a new awareness campaign titled “Behind the Mask” to promote mental health services for Mississippians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The statewide campaign will be customized at the local…

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