Community Mental Health Centers

Regional community mental health centers (CMHCs) operate under the supervision of regional commissions appointed by county boards of supervisors comprising their respective service areas.  The 14 CMHCs make available a range of community-based mental health, substance abuse, and in some regions, intellectual/developmental disabilities services. CMHC governing authorities are considered regional and not state-level entities.  DMH is responsible for certifying, monitoring, and assisting CMHCs.  CMHCs are the primary service providers with whom DMH contracts to provide community-based mental health and substance abuse services. 

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Region 1
Coahoma, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tunica

Region One Mental Health Center
1742 Cheryl Street
P. O. Box 1046
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-7267


Region 2
Calhoun, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Tate, Yalobusha

152 Highway 7 South
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 234-7521


Region 3
Benton, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc, Union

LIFECORE Health Group
2434 South Eason Boulevard
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 640-4595


Region 4
Alcorn, DeSoto, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo

Timber Hills Mental Health Services
303 N. Madison
P. O. Box 839
Corinth, MS 38835-0839
(662) 286-9883


Region 6
Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Grenada, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Montgomery, Sharkey, Sunflower, Washington

Life Help
101 Hwy 7 South
Greenwood, MS 38935-1505
(662) 453-6211


Region 7
Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster, Winston

Community Counseling Services
1032 Highway 50
P. O. Box 1336
West Point, MS 39773
(662) 524-4347


Region 8
Copiah, Lincoln, Madison, Rankin, Simpson

Region 8 Mental Health Services
613 Marquette Road
P. O. Box 88
Brandon, MS 39043
(601) 825-8800 (Service); (601) 824-0342 (Admin.)


Region 9

Hinds Behavioral Health Services
3450 Highway 80 West
P.O. Box 7777
Jackson, MS 39284
(601) 321-2400

Region 10
Clarke, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott, Smith

Weems Community Mental Health Center
1415 College Road
P. O. Box 4378
Meridian, MS 39304
(601) 483-4821


Region 11
Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Pike, Walthall, Wilkinson

Southwest MS Mental Health Complex
701 White Street
P. O. Box 768
McComb, MS 39649-0768
(601) 684-2173


Region 12
Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jeff Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry, Wayne

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources

103 South 19th Avenue
P. O. Box 18679

Hattiesburg, MS 39404-8679
(601) 544-4641 

Region 13
Hancock, Harrison, Pearl River, Stone

Gulf Coast Mental Health Center
1600 Broad Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501-3603
(228) 863-1132 

Region 14
George, Jackson

Singing River Services
3407 Shamrock Court
Gautier, MS 39553
(228) 497-0690


Region 15
Warren, Yazoo

Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Services
3444 Wisconsin Avenue
P. O. Box 820691
Vicksburg, MS 39182
(601) 638-0031



Programs of Assertive Community Treatment

In order to expand mental health community services, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health has facilitated the formation of Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) Teams in several areas of the state.

What are PACT Teams?

PACT is a person-centered, recovery-oriented mental health service delivery model for facilitating community living, psychological rehabilitation and recovery for persons who have the most severe and persistent mental illnesses and have not benefited from traditional outpatient services.

PACT teams are mobile, delivering services to people in their homes and communities. This evidence-based program enables people to remain in their communities and reduce placements in inpatient environments. Evidence-based programs like PACT are essential to allowing people to stay in the communities of their choice and continue on their journeys of recovery.

Who is on a PACT Team?

Certified PACT Teams are required to employ a Certified Peer Support Specialist. Other PACT team members are from multidisciplinary backgrounds who share responsibility for addressing the needs of those served. The services they deliver are individually tailored to address each individual’s goals and preferences.

Who can benefit from PACT Team services?

PACT Teams are specifically for people who are living with serious mental illnesses and have had only limited success with staying in recovery through the use of traditional outpatient services. That includes people who are living with a disability due to their illness, who have difficulty in keeping follow-up appointments, and even those who have avoided their follow-up appointments or may feel they are not in need of any services.

Since PACT Teams are mobile and deliver services to individuals in their own communities, they are available to provide services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Do PACT Teams work?

PACT Teams enable people to continue living in their own homes and communities while still receiving services they need. Clients of PACT teams have been shown to be more independent, have lower rates of unemployment, earn more income, enjoy more positive relationships and have a higher satisfaction with their lives. Studies have shown that clients of PACT Teams have lower rates of inpatient treatment. In cases where hospitalization was needed, the length of stay was shorter than individuals who had not participated in PACT.

Where are PACT Teams available?

PACT Teams are available in the following Mississippi areas:

DeSoto County
Region 4, Timber Hills Mental Health Services 

PACT Contact: 662-420-7392

Forrest/Lamar Counties
Region 12, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources 

PACT Contact: 601-544-4641

Hancock/Harrison/Jackson Counties
Region 12, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources 

PACT Contact: 228-206-7780

Hinds County
Region 9, Hinds Behavioral Health Services 

PACT Contact: 601-362-2266

Lauderdale County
Region 10, Weems Community Mental Health Center 

PACT Contact: 601-484-5779

Lee County
Region 3, LifeCore 

PACT Contact: 662-594-2023

Leflore/Grenada/Holmes Counties
Region 6, Life Help Mental Health Center 

PACT Contact: 662-451-5529

Warren/Yazoo Counties
Region 15, Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Service 

PACT Contact: 601-638-0024


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