Calling All Current and Future Parent Peer Supporters!

We encourage any parent or caregiver interested in providing parent peer support to sign up for training on Nov. 16 -20.

Remembering the Indomitable Force for Good That Was Tessie Brunini Schweitzer

Tessie Brunini Schweitzer, founder of Mississippi Families as Allies, passed away earlier this month. The world has lost an incredible advocate.

7th Annual Community Partnership Celebration is Virtual on November 16th

Our Community Partnership Celebration will be held virtually this year on November 16, 2020, via Facebook Live and our website. Get your free ticket now.

NAMIWalks Mississippi Fundraising Continues Through December 31st

Families as Allies encourages you to support NAMI Mississippi and the NAMIWalks Mississippi fundraiser through December 31, 2020.

Coaching and Support - Monthly Session - Oct. 21

Monthly meeting and online gathering to coach and support parents who are helping other parents in any system.

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Virtual Family Support Meeting - Oct. 22

Family support meeting for parents or caregivers raising a child to check in with each other, discuss problems and concerns, and support one another.

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Leadership Training Graduates Coaching and Support Group - Oct 28

This group will focus on opportunities for leadership training graduates to serve on decision-making groups, provide coaching guidance.

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NFFCMH 2020 Virtual Mini-Conference - Nov. 10 and 12

Workshops addressing peer support, family/youth leadership, co-occurring mental health/substance use disorders, trauma-informed services.

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Mississippi Department of Mental Health Peer Support Training - Nov. 16

This training includes a track facilitated by Families as Allies for parents who want to do peer support for other parents.

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7th Annual Virtual Community Partnership Celebration - Nov. 16

Our annual awards event to celebrate community partnerships will be held on November 16 at 5:30 p.m. and will be virtual.

Get your free ticket to the Celebration >>

Caring for Each Other

Your friends on Sesame Street are here to support you and your family during the COVID-19 health crisis. We understand that these are very stressful times; our daily lives have been disrupted, and we are all coping with uncertainty. As we create a new sense of normalcy, it's important that we take care of ourselves, so that we can best care for our children.

COVID-19 Resources for Parents | ffcmh2

This page was created just for parents, caregivers, youth and families. It is a collection of resources and information to support them during the COVID-19 pandemic.