Families as Allies Open House a Virtual Success

We'd like to thank everyone who joined us live for the New Year Open House, this year held on Facebook Live. We were thrilled to see so many familiar folks and get comments from all of you. The replay is available onlineplease check it out!

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Respite for Family Caregivers

The Respite Voucher program is for Mississippi family members who provide unpaid care for a person in their family.

Tom Coderre Chosen as Acting Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use

Tom Coderre is the new Acting Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use at SAMHSA.

Please Take the NFSTAC Survey - We Need Your Input!

The new National Family Support Technical Assistance Center (NFSTAC) would love your input on their survey.

Virtual Family Support Meeting - Jan. 28

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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Webinar: Procedural Safeguards: What is Child Find? - Feb. 5

It can be confusing to know what to do if it seems like a child has a disability that affects their learning and they are not currently receiving special education services.

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Webinar: How Do I Know if My Child Needs Help and Where Do I Go if They Do? - Feb. 12

This webinar gives families practical information about childrens behavioral health and why its an important part of health. It also helps families know if their child might benefit from extra support and how to find the right kind of help if they would.

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Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate, has speech and auditory processing issues

Get to know Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, who has speech and auditory processing issues. Read about Gormans journey, and watch as she recites her poetry.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources Mississippi Thrive

As Mississippi comes together by staying apart, we are all faced with new challenges. We would like to share some links to specific resources and resource lists that may be helpful to health care professionals, teachers, and families as we all work to help Mississippi thrive during this challenging time.

2020-2021 Think Video Charities Voting

Last year was more than a challenge for small businesses, and in 2021 THINK is donating one free 30-second promotional video to five not-for-profit organizations. Please vote for Families as Allies!