Parent/Caregiver Peer Support Graduation
Join us in congratulating our newest class of parent peer support graduates and learn more about being a parent peer supporter.
Parent Peer Support Conversation for Anyone working with Parent Peer Supporters
This conversation is for anyone working with parents providing peer support to other parents in any system.
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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.
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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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From Our Blog...
March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day: With Us Not For Us
March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day, and the theme is With Us Not For Us. We at Families as Allies resonate with that theme and encourage all of you to watch this video that brings home why this message is so important.
Families as Allies’ Draft Public Comments on Medicaid’s Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Waiver Application
These are Families as Allies initial comments about the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM)’s Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) Waiver renewal application.
Please Take this Survey about Mental Health and Substance Use Services in Mississippi
The Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) receives federal grant money from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help adults and children with mental illnesses or