Parent peer support specialists, parent consultants, parent educators and parents who have completed parent peer support training are strongly encouraged to attend. We will discuss current trends in parent peer support, national standards for parent peer support, continuing education opportunities, local and state issues affecting parent peer support.
Mississippi State Board of Education Mississippi State Board of Education meetings can be viewed via live stream. Date: 10 a.m., January 20, 2022 Location: Central High School Building, 359 N. West St., Jackson, MS, 4th floor Board Room
Is your child in crisis?
If you’re worried about the safety of your child or the safety of others around your child, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health has certified, 24/7 in-person crisis response services around the state that you can call at 1-877-210-8513.
You can also call 9-1-1 for emergencies.
Issues with your child's school?
If your child has been sent home from school or you’re having other problems with your school or district, we have resources to help you learn more about your rights and people you can partner with to exercise those rights.
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On January 10, the State of Mississippi filed its initial brief in its appeal of the 2016 U.S. v. Mississippi lawsuit, which the State lost in District Court in September
Families as Allies’ Public Comments on the Department of Mental Health’s Mississippi Youth Programs Around the Clock (MYPAC) Policy
The Mississippi Department of Mental Health put out its Mississippi Youth Programs Around the Clock (MYPAC) proposed permanent policy for public comment December 17 through January 10.
Please join Families as Allies for our virtual combined Community Partnership Celebration and New Year Open House on Monday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m. The event is