New Opportunities in Parent Peer Support at Families as Allies

In July, Families as Allies will expand our parent peer support curriculum and training and work more closely with other organizations.

MPB "Mysteries of Mental Illness" Series Available to Stream

Joy Hogge of Families as Allies took part in a panel discussion as a follow-up to MPB's airing of Mysteries of Mental Illness.

Olmstead Anniversary: How Will the State of Mississippi Respond?

The State of Mississippi needs to develop an Olmstead Plan and better meet the needs of people with mental illness and their families.

Families as Allies - Facebook Live - June 30

Every fifth Wednesday Families as Allies holds a Facebook Live event to let you know what we've been doing and what we're planning.

A Virtual Hill Briefing in Support of The Protecting Our Students in Schools Act - June 30

Join The Education Trust for a conversation on the need to pass The Protecting Our Students in Schools Act which will help keep students safe in school.

Exploring Intersectionality of Caregiver & Student Experience - July 6

The Building Bridges of Hope NTTAC Institute and accompanying community of practice will join parents, caregivers, providers and educators together to strategize how to support each other while supporting our students with emotional and behavioral health needs.

Hearing on Remedies in the United States of America v. The State of Mississippi - July 12

The Hearing on Remedies in the United States of America v. The State of Mississippi will be on July 12th at 9am in courtroom 5B before District Judge Carlton W. Reeves.

MS Families for Kids: Youth Leadership Camp - Mississippi Families for Kids - July 12-16

The Mississippi Families for Kids Youth Leadership Camp is an annual week-long day camp that is held for middle and high school children in Jackson and surrounding areas.

Special Education Law Conference & CLE - July 29

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

Federal pandemic relief funds available for foster/former foster youth in Mississippi

Federal Pandemic Relief Funds are now available for former and current foster youth in Mississippi.

Living Proof Peer Support Works Crew Neck

"I am Living Proof Peer Support Works" t-shirts. Some people plan to wear these shirts to the Hearing on the Remedies in the United States vs. Mississippi on July 12.  

Classroom WISE

Classroom WISE is a FREE 3-part training package that assists K-12 educators in supporting the mental health of students in the classroom. Developed by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network in partnership with the National Center for School Mental Health, this package offers evidence-based strategies and skills to engage and support students with mental health concerns in the classroom.