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DMH Requests Level Funding for Fiscal Year 2019

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) presented its Fiscal Year 2019 budget request to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee on Friday, September 22. DMH’s legislative agenda outlines…

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DMH Receives Grant for ‘Crossover XPand’ Program

Young people at risk for involvement in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems are the focus of a grant the Department of Mental Health recently received that…

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Mississippi State Hospital Partners with Region 8 for Forensic Services

Dr. Thomas Recore, Dr. Amanda Gugliano, and Dr. Reb McMichael from Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) Forensic Services, along with hospital director James Chastain, attended a meeting of the…

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DMH Releases FY 17 Progress Report for Suicide Prevention Plan

The Mississippi Suicide Prevention Plan Workgroup was formed in April 2016 to finalize the state’s efforts in developing a formal plan to help combat a public health issue…

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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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