Jameka Coffey Harkins: Parent Peer Support Graduation Poem

Families as Allies does the training for parents and other caregivers raising children who complete the Mississippi Department of Mental Health's peer support certification. One of the June participants, Jameka…

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Help Us Celebrate Dads in June

During the month of June, Families as Allies would like to join with all of you in learning more about the dads in all of your lives. But we can’t…

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

For the past five years, Families as Allies, in partnership with over thirty other organizations, has organized an event to celebrate Children's Mental Health Awareness Week at the Fondren After…

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Time is Up for Being Silent About Mental Health

In 2019 we had the good fortune to meet Katelyn Brown, an amazing young woman who is passionate about children’s mental health. Katelyn is this year’s reigning Miss Presley Heights…

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Facebook Live Town Hall This Wednesday

We spent January 2020 planning how to broaden our outreach. Many of you helped us by sharing your suggestions, including at our New Year Open House. A number of good…

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Tracking States on Disability Rights During COVID-19

One of the many challenging issues that arises during a pandemic is how resources should be distributed if they become scarce. Facing the possibility of scarce resources can be frightening…

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