During the September recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) is hosting its 5th Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium. Anyone is welcome to participate in the symposium, whether a parent or caregiver, educator, mental health professional, or simply a concerned citizen.
The mental health and wellness of men and boys have been often ignored, even though it can take a substantial toll on their lives. When ignored, mental health issues can affect physical health and life expectancy, as well as cause boys and men the inability to fully function in society and within their families.
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. Participants must attend all sessions for the entire session in order to receive their certificate.
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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