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DMH is Celebrating Mississippians with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Department of Mental Health and the Bureau of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (BIDD) Advisory Council, comprised of service providers and advocacy organizations, are launching an awareness campaign…

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DMH and Partners Announce Launch of ‘Stand Up, Mississippi’ Campaign

December 6, 2017 (Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) and six other agencies announced the launch of Stand Up, Mississippi, a comprehensive media campaign…

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DMH Requests Level Funding for Fiscal Year 2019

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health’s (DMH) consolidated budget includes all budget units under DMH. DMH is requesting restoration of the $3,116,446 (1.37%) LBR reduction in state support funding. This…

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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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