Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Disability Rights' Legacy

Families as Allies joins the nation in respectfully recognizing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburgs long-term service on the United States Supreme Court and her commitment to civil rights. Many people are not familiar with the ways she supported the civil rights of people with disabilities.

Status Conference in Mental Health Lawsuit

In the U.S. vs. Mississippi mental health lawsuit, Judge Carlton Reeves has scheduled a status conference for Oct. 2, 2020.

Special Education Advisory Panel on Sept. 30

The Special Education Advisory Panel will meet on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom or phone.

2020 Virtual Trauma Informed Care Conference

2020 Virtual Mississippi Trauma Informed Care Conference "There is HOPE! Thriving After the Storm September 22 - 24, 2020

Hope Rising for Suicide Prevention: Virtual Summit - Sept. 26


Twelve-hour international virtual summit for suicide prevention with a list of global speakers, leaders, workshops and entertainers.

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Virtual Family Support Meeting - Sept. 24


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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Special Education Law Conference & CLE - Sept. 28

The Special Education Law Conference and CLE is offered by the Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities in September 2020.

Mississippi Suicide Prevention Symposium - Sept. 29

Virtual training for parents, caregivers, educators, psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, and mental health professionals.

Facebook Live - 9/30/20

Join us each fifth Wednesday for a Facebook Live conversation about Families as Allies and how we can help you.

Resources - #BeThe1To


If youre concerned about yourself or someone else, please call the Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Were available 24/7, and were free and confidential. Learn more about suicide and suicide prevention with the resources below. Learn about each step and why the steps are effective here.

Preventing Suicide


By using a public health approach that addresses risk and protective factors for multiple types of violence, suicide and other forms of violence can be prevented.

COVID-19 tied to poorer parent and child mental health

Three studies show that parent and child well-being has taken a serious hit during the pandemic.

Mississippi Connects: Information for Families | The Mississippi Department of Education


Mississippi Connects is a program to provide every public-school student in Mississippi with the technology to learn at school and at home.