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Department of Mental Health recognizes April as Alcohol Awareness Month

April 11, 2017 (Jackson, Miss.) – The Department of Mental Health is recognizing April as Alcohol Awareness Month, joining the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)…

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Roadmap for Integrated Care in Mississippi is released

In October 2016, the Department of Mental Health partnered with the Department of Health and the Mississippi Public Health Institute for a State Forum on Integrated Care. One…

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Department of Mental Health and Department of Corrections Partner to Reduce Recidivism

For Immediate Release Sept. 30, 2016 Contact: Adam Moore, Mississippi Department of Mental Health, (601) 359-2287; or Grace Fisher, Mississippi Department of Corrections, (601) 359-5608 Mississippi has been awarded…

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Department of Mental Health Announces Mississippi Suicide Prevention Plan

September 16, 2016 (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) has released its first state plan for suicide prevention, making an important step in efforts…

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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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