Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Awareness Day

Raise awareness, fight discrimination and provide support during Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Awareness Day.

US Department of Education Issues Return to School Roadmap For Students With IEPs

The Return to School Roadmap is the new guide for interpreting the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Henry Moore Named 'MAP Team Coordinator of the Quarter'

Henry Moore is one of two "MAP Coordinators of the Quarter" honored by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health.

Mississippi Parent Conference - Oct. 7

This training will provide guidance and training for parents, teachers, advocates, and others as it pertains to children with disabilities.  

Drop In Family Support Time - Families as Allies - Oct. 7

Family members may drop in to share any concerns or get feedback from others about handling different situations.

Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Day: Making Things Better for Our Children and Our System - Oct. 8

Learn ways to support children during mental illness awareness week using the principles of World Mental Health Day.

NAMIWalks Your Way Mississippi - Oct. 9

Tap into your creativity and join NAMIWalks, united with NAMIWalks across the country for a virtual "walk" on Saturday, October 9.

Pre-Employment Transition Services - Oct. 11

In this one-hour session MDRS will provide parents with time and money solutions to help students transition from college to career.

MS Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS): Who Are We? - Oct. 14

This session with MDRS will look into each of the agencys four major programs and will point you to the valuable resources available.

Job Placement Services - Oct. 18

In this session the MDRS Team will share resources and expertise to help you find a career and a support system to sustain you.

Hill Day at Home - Oct. 19

Hill Day at Home is your opportunity to urge lawmakers to fund mental health and substance use treatment programs.

8th Annual Virtual Black Family Summit - Oct. 21

Join Mississippi Families for Kids for a Virtual Black Family Summit with keynote speaker Dr. Rashad Ali.

2021 Virtual NFFCMH Conference - Nov. 4-6

Join this conference with the National Federation of Families featuring great workshops and speakers to educate and empower families.

Coping after suicide loss

Tips for grieving adults, children and schools dealing with a death by suicide. Whether you are coping with the loss of a loved one or are helping a child or adult navigate such a loss, these tools can help.

Mississippi State participating in CFB Mental Health Week, honoring Tyler Hilinski

Editor's Note: This story explores suicide. If you are at risk, please stop here and contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for support: 1-800-273-8255.

Mental Health chief says agency will comply with federal order despite appeal by attorney general

Attorney General Lynn Fitch argues a federal court order would force the state to spend money not yet appropriated by the Legislature.