Mississippi Child Telepsychiatry Summit

In late 2019, the Mississippi and Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry partnered with the CHAMP Project and Families as Allies to apply for a…

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2021 Legislative Session Begins

Last week legislators came to the capitol to begin the 2021 session. This year’s session is expected to last 90 days and to end or adjourn on April 4th (also…

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Take the MSDH Survey About COVID-19 and Your Family

The Mississippi State Department of Health has asked us to tell you about this survey about COVID-19 vaccines. They would like to make sure the survey results reflect the opinions of the…

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Wishing You the Very Best in 2021

No new year has ever been as anticipated and awaited as 2021. Although the stroke of midnight is unlikely to bring magical new beginnings, every new year brings the feeling…

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Thinking of All of You at Christmas

It can be hard to find the right words this time of year. "Merry" and "Christmas" are two that come to mind. If you celebrate Christmas and are feeling merry,…

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Save the Date for Our Virtual New Year Open House

Each year, Families as Allies has an open house in January that brings families, supporters, providers, state partners and policymakers together to enjoy good food and each others' company. It…

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A Fond Farewell to Steven Allen on His Retirement

Steven Allen, Deputy Director of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, is retiring at the end of this month. Steve first visited Families as Allies in 2017, in the midst…

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