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Youth Mental Health First Aid for Educators Set for Summer 2019

April 18, 2019 – The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is announcing a series of Youth Mental Health First Aid training dates scheduled throughout Mississippi during the summer…

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DMH Begins Mental Health Awareness Training Grant Program

A multi-disciplinary group gathered recently at the Department of Mental Health (DMH) Central Office to become certified as instructors in Youth Mental Health First Aid. As instructors, they…

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DMH Launches Renewed “Shatter the Silence” campaign

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….

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Department of Mental Health FY18 Annual Report Now Available

The Department of Mental Health has released its Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report, covering activities of the agency from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. The report…

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Progress Update on Mississippi’s Public Mental Health System

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…

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