Judge Reeves Issues Final Judgement and Order of Appointment After Hearing on Monitor

Judge Carlton Reeves issues a final judgment in US v. Mississippi requiring the State to implement adequate mental health services.

Suicide Prevention Month: Robin Minyard Feature at HottyToddy.com

Robin Minyard lost her son and husband to suicide. HottyToddy.com reports on her efforts to help others with mental health challenges.

Reminder: Public Comments on Mental Health Block Grant Due Sept. 14

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health's annual block grant application is on its website and open for public comment through Sept. 14.

NTTAC Event: Managing Adversities as You Get Ready for Fall 2021 - Sept 8

This webinar will focus on skills to manage adversities that occur as one prepares to resume work, school, or other life activities.

2021 Creating Your Own Path: Successful Transitions for Persons with Autism - Sept. 9

In this presentation, Dr. Schall will discuss her research regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of employed individuals with ASD and the importance of using trauma informed care to ensure that individuals with ASD are able to return to work and school safely.

Introduction to Relias' Suicide Prevention Simulation Training Courses - Sept. 9

During the webinar Sara Seidel Beall will walk you through the technology and importance of suicide prevention simulation courses.

Advancing Black LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health: Contemporary Approaches to Understanding and Uprooting Intersectional Stigma to Promote Wellness - Sept. 14

This webinar will explore emerging efforts to better understand & intervene upon intersectional stigma & behavioral health.

Supportive Coaching for Parents Supporting Other Parents - Sept. 15

Join other parents for a monthly meeting and online gathering to coach and support other parents in any system.

2021 Opioid & Heroin Mississippi Drug Summit | Rise Up - Sept. 15

Listen to public health and treatment advocates discuss the disease of addiction and the tools available to prescribers and treatment professionals at the Rise Up Drug Summit.

Virtual: Bring Your IEP and Other School Questions - Sept. 16

This hour is open for any family member to drop in for all or some of the time to ask questions or get feedback about IEP issues.

Mississippi Trauma-Informed Care Virtual Conference - Sept. 22

Participate in up to 8 Keynotes and 15 Breakout Sessions that encourage new coping strategies and resiliency for service providers during this three day conference.

Reach MS: Supports for Students with Significant Disabilities - Sept. 28

REACH MS will provide participants with positive behavioral interventions and practices to support students with significant disabilities during this one-day training.

Virtual Leadership Training - Sept. 30 & Oct. 1

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

Hill Day at Home - Oct. 19

Hill Day at Home is your opportunity to urge lawmakers to invest in lifesaving funding for mental health and substance use treatment programs from your computer, without ever leaving the comfort of your home or office!

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.

We Can All Prevent Suicide

Understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide.

Recovery is for Everyone

This Year's National Recovery Month Theme: What is Recovery Month? Now in its 32nd year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate improvements made.

Shatter The Silence | Mississippi Department of Mental Health

Shatter the Silence is a campaign of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health to encourage young people to talk through their feelings with friends and trusted adults and to also encourage those friends to show their concern and support. By working together, we can help those in need realize it's OK to reach out for help.

Federal judge rules in favor of the U.S. Department of Justice in lawsuit over state's treatment of the seriously mentally ill

U.S. Judge Carlton Reeves issued his final order Monday in a five-year legal battle over the states mental health system.