Family Partner Coreaner Price Receives SHERO Award From Butterflies By Grace Defined By Faith

Families as Allies' Coreaner Price was awarded a SHERO award by Butterflies by Grace Defined by Faith at their 11th annual celebration.

Families as Allies' Public Comments on Mental Health Block Grant

See how Families as Allies commented on the Mississippi Department of Mental Health's annual block grant application.

News Coverage on Judge Reeves' Decision in Mental Health Lawsuit

We appreciate the media coverage that Judge Reeves' recent ruling in US vs. Mississippi has received around the state.

Do You Want to Help Address Vaccine Hesitancy through Relationships and Listening?

We need your help! Thanks to a grant from the National Federation of Families, we plan to produce a video about vaccine hesitancy.

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. 15-17

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.

6th Annual Mississippi Science Fest - Sept. 16-18

The 6th Annual Mississippi Science Fest is a fun event hosted by the four museums of Jackson, Mississippi's LeFleur Museum District. 

Oh Behave! Creating a Behavior Support Toolbox for Infants/Toddlers - Sep. 17

Learn strategies and create a Behavior Support Toolbox for yourself and for sharing with your students' families during this presentation.

Steps for Success: Making IEP Meetings Work - Sept. 22

Learn how you can avoid some of the most common hurdles and how to have more productive IEP meetings and better outcomes for your child.

Mississippi Trauma Informed Care Virtual Conference - Sep. 22-24

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.

Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act: After High School - Sep. 23

Join MSPTI and learn how to be prepared for the next phase of education.

Request, Referral, and Consent - Sep. 24

Join MSPTI to learn what you need to know about request, referral, and consent and how to use the information as you advocate for your child.

5th Annual Mississippi Suicide Prevention Symposium - Sept. 28

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) is hosting its 5th Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium on Sept. 28.

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.

Oh Behave! Creating a Behavior Support Toolbox for Preschoolers - Sept. 28

Learn strategies and create a Behavior Support Toolbox for yourself and for sharing with your students families.

Virtual Leadership Training - Sept. 30 & Oct 1

This training is for parents, caregivers and staff members who are interested in learning to serve on decision-making groups and committees. There will be 2 sessions, and each session will last 2.5 hours.

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.

Yes, There's Mental Illness in the Church: And It's Ok to Talk About It Bible and Pop Culture

Melody Worsham discusses her experience with the stigma surrounding a person living with a mental health issue in the church. She explores biblical characters suffering from mental illness and gives practical steps for supporting those suffering.

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 2021 | The JED Foundation

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young adults and for every youth suicide it is estimated 100 to 200 others attempt suicide.

Supporting Adolescent Mental Health During a Pandemic and Back to School | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Nearly all adolescents have been affected by the pandemic, but certain groups are at a higher risk for mental health conditions.

Mental health report: 'Sizable' difference in county funding for community health centers

TUPELO A community mental health center in Northeast Mississippi receives less money per person from the counties it serves than any other in the state, a recent report on mental health access in the state concluded.