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DMH Response to Federal Court Order

September 6, 2019 – DMH was notified this week that Judge Carlton Reeves found the State is violating Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but he…

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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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Progress Update on Mississippi Public Mental Health System

Below is a document the Department of Mental Health has developed to provide an overview of Mississippi’s Public Mental Health System and the efforts made by the department…

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