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Think Again About Mental Health + Chronic Illness

May 23, 2019 (Jackson, Miss) – May is recognized around the world as Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to focus on mental health, learn about the steps everyone…

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DMH Offering Mental Health First Aid Training

May 23, 2019 (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is currently offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training through a federal grant available through the…

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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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