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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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DMH Services Reduced Due to Budget Cuts

DMH SERVICES REDUCED DUE TO BUDGET CUTS   May 10, 2016 – As a result of funding reductions in its Fiscal Year 2017 budget, the Mississippi Department of…

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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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Technical Assistance Collaborative Releases Supportive Housing Strategy Report

Several state agencies have a role in providing housing and support services for individuals with disabilities and life challenges in Mississippi. The State has lacked a coordinated approach…

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