More Updates to Mississippi Youth Programs Around the Clock (MYPAC) Proposed

The Division of Medicaid is now proposing to bring back a version of the Mississippi Youth Programs Around the Clock (MYPAC).

Updated Family Virtual Support Activities

In August, we are testing out some new family virtual support activities that we hope will be responsive to the current needs of families.

Judge Reeves Rules on Remedial Plan and Monitor in US v. Mississippi Mental Health Lawsuit

Judge Reeves ruled on the remedial plan and monitor in the US v. Mississippi mental health lawsuit, two years after the trial ended.

Supportive Coaching for Parents Supporting Other Parents - July 21

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

Affirming and Supporting Our Children as they Go Back to School: Considerations for Families, Educators and Community Members - July 21

This webinar sponsored by SAMHSA will provide practical tips and tools for adults on the front lines with children in the months ahead.

2021 Open Up Summit - July 22

Open Up Mississippi's first annual Open Up Summit will be held July 22nd. Tune in and watch as young adult members paired with mental health professionals present topics that matter to them.

Drive -Thru Community Baby Shower Give-Away - July 23

You are invited to the Drive-Thru Community Baby Shower Give-Away!

Saddle Up for Field Day with LIFE of Mississippi - July 24

LIFE of Mississippi's Healthy Opportunity Specialist and P.O.W.E.R. will be hosting a field day out at the reservoir.

Leadership Training Graduates Coaching and Support Group - July 28

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

Special Education Law Conference & CLE - July 29

The Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Presents the Seventh Annual Special Education Law Conference & CLE. Register today!

Virtual Leadership Training - July 29

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. (Session 1 of 2.)

Parent Town Hall with the US Department of Education - July 29

During this webinar, panelists from the US Department of Education and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will answer parents questions and address concerns around the return to in-person instruction.

Virtual Leadership Training - July 30

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. (Session 2 of 2.)

Drop In Family Support Time - Aug. 5

This hour is open for any family member to drop in for all or some of the time to share any concerns or get feedback from others about handling different situations.

Public Awareness: "Lives in the Balance"

This feature-length film exposes the futility and brutality of how our most vulnerable kids are still being treated, makes a clear connection between that treatment and the school-to-prison pipeline, and offers a glimpse of a future without detentions, suspensions, expulsions, paddling, restraint, seclusion, and police referrals.

NIMH » Taking Control of Your Mental Health: Tips for Talking With Your Health Care Provider

This fact sheet provides five tips to help prepare and guide you on how to talk to your health care provider about your mental health and get the most out of your visit.

MSDH Public Health Guidance for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in K-12 Settings, 2021-2022 School Year

This updated Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) Public Health Guidance for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 transmission in Mississippi K-12 school settings supersedes previous MSDH K-12 guidance.

Child Tax Credit - What You Want to Know

This short PDF from the National Federation of Families answers your questions about the Child Tax Credit, including how to enroll (if you need to) and how much you can expect to receive.