Requests for Proposals and Qualifications

Request for Proposals – Workforce Development

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health’s Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG) seeks to contract with one vendor as an independent contractor to provide Workforce Development training to prevention and treatment professionals. The goal for the workforce development training contractor is to provide information and educational opportunities to professionals in the field of prevention, intervention, and treatment by training them in related courses with the hope that they will utilize their knowledge in their respective fields to continue great service within the state of Mississippi. The deadline for submissions is March 21, 2017, by 4 p.m. CST.

Request for Proposals – Multimedia Campaign

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health’s MS Prevention Alliance for Communities and Colleges (hereinafter referred to as mPACC) is seeking to establish a contract with one vendor as an independent contractor to provide media strategies including but not limited to logo creation, mailers, and securing of coverage in a variety of media advertisements. mPACC aims to alter alcohol and prescription drug consumption patterns, consequences, and risk and protective factors by funding up to seven 6 Community Prevention Coalitions (CPCs) to serve an estimated 394,165 adolescents and 344,900 young adults from diverse social and cultural backgrounds per grant year. A multi-media campaign is needed to aid mPACC in its goals to reduce past 30-day alcohol use and binge drinking by one tenth of baseline rates among 12-25 year-olds across diverse groups, the behavioral consequences of alcohol and drug use, to include alcohol and drug-related school suspensions, as well as young drivers’ DUI arrests, alcohol/drug-related car crashes, and fatalities and injuries, and to reduce the baseline of past 30-day prescription drug abuse among 12-17 year-olds and 18-25 year-olds, and the number of prescription drug-related emergency room visits. The deadline for submissions is March 28, 2017, by 4 p.m. CST.

Request for Quotes – Implementation of Personal Support Budgets (This RFQ is now expired)

DMH seeks to contract with a single vendor to assist the Bureau of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities with the implementation of a personal support budget framework that has been in development since 2012.  The intended outcome of the project is to implement the framework to allocate resources to people who participate in the ID/DD Waiver based on an assessment of their individual support needs using the Inventory for Client and Agency Planning (ICAP).  The deadline for the submission of written quotes is Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. CST.

Request for Quotes – Project Evaluation Services for the Second Chance Act Re-Entry Program for Adults With Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders Competitive Grant (This RFQ is now expired)

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is seeking to establish a contract for project evaluation services for the recently awarded federal grant entitled “Second Chance Act Re-Entry Program for Adults With Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders Competitive Grant”.  Please contact Kris Jones at kris.jones@dmh.ms.gov for more information. The submission deadline is Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 4 p.m. CST.

Request for Quotes – Education/Training Planning Services for the 10th Annual Mississippi School for Addiction Professionals (This RFQ is now expired)

(Updated 9/28/16) Additional questions related to this RFQ have been asked. The DMH response to these questions is available by clicking here.

The MS Department of Mental Health (DMH) seeks to contract with one vendor as an independent contractor to provide Education/Training Planning Services for the 10th Annual Mississippi School for Addiction Professionals (hereinafter referred to as “MS School”). The goal of the MS School is to provide information and educational opportunities to professionals in the field of prevention, intervention, and treatment by training them in related courses at the affordable cost of $250.00 per participant. The target audience includes participants from the fields of alcohol & drug abuse, enforcement, prevention, intervention, and treatment. They include but are not limited to, the following professionals: Treatment Professionals, Service Providers, Psychologists, Educators, Nurses, Social Workers, Prevention Professionals, School Counselors, Law Enforcement, Parents, Faith-Based Organizations, and Concerned Citizens. DMH requests written quotes from interested parties. The successful offeror will be responsible for education/training planning services to include, but not be limited to, the following: specified marketing/promotional material, conference room(s) set up and exhibit booth area, coordination of audio/visual/electronic/computer equipment and operations personnel, production of event, catering, and all other tasks and activities normally associated with a major conference such as online registration, event staffing, and conference finance. The deadline for submission of quotes is Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by 5:00 pm CST.

Request for Quotes – Project Evaluation Services for the Mississippi State Adolescent Treatment Enhancement & Dissemination (“Project ADAPT”) (revised 8/15/16 – This RFQ has now expired)

A signed quote must be submitted on letterhead directly to Ms. Pamela Smith via email at Pamela.Smith@dmh.ms.gov by 5p.m. CST on Monday, August 15, 2016. The quote must, at a minimum, contain the following information: a) a statement of price; b) terms of the agreement (i.e. valid dates of the quote); c) a description of the services to be offered by the vendor to the agency; and, d) name, address and telephone number. The scope of work for the fourth, and anticipated final, year of this project is included as Exhibit A. Pricing for this project cannot exceed $42,630.00, as approved by SAMHSA. In compliance with regulations regarding small purchases, DMH will award the contract to the vendor offering the lowest and best proposal/quote. The anticipated start date for this contract is Thursday, September 1, 2016. The end date is September 30, 2017.

Request for Proposals – Employee Assistance Program Services for FY 17 (This RFP has now expired)

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is requesting written quotes for Employee Assistance Program Services for approximately 100 employees in its Central Office.  Please see the full request for specific information regarding this request.  The deadline for all written quotes is 5 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2016.

Request for Qualifications – Project Evaluation Services for the Mississippi Prevention Alliance for Communities and Colleges (mPACC) Project (This RFQ has now expired)

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) seeks to contract with one vendor as an independent contract to provide project evaluation  services for DMH’s MS Prevention Alliance for Communities and Colleges (mPACC) Project.  DMH is utilizing a Competitive Sealed  Qualifications Process to request and obtain Statements of Qualifications from interested parties.  DMH has set pricing in the Request  for Qualifications.  Submission requirements are outlined in Section R of the Request for Qualifications.  All submissions must be received by DMH by noon (12:00 p.m.) CST on Friday, June 24, 2016.

Request for Qualifications - Project Evaluation Services for the Mississippi Prevention Alliance for Communities and Colleges (mPACC) Project (This RFQ has now expired)

RFQ # mPACC1 Issue Date: March 22, 2016

The MS Department of Mental Health (DMH) seeks to contract with one vendor as an independent contractor to provide project evaluation services for DMH’s Mississippi Prevention Alliance for Communities and Colleges (mPACC) project. DMH is utilizing a Competitive Sealed Qualifications Process to request and obtain Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from interested parties. DMH receives federal funding for the mPACC Project from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Partnerships for Success 2015. Project evaluation services must meet all applicable state and federal requirements for cross-site evaluation, location evaluation, and reporting.

All submissions are due by noon (12:00 p.m.) on Friday, April 8, 2016.  Detailed specifications may be obtained by contacting Kris Jones at 601-359-1288, kris.jones@dmh.state.ms.us, or at 239 North Lamar Street, Suite 1101 Jackson, MS 39201.



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