Families: Tell Us What You Think About Your Child’s Healthcare

Families as Allies is a partner on the University of Mississippi Medical Center's CHAMP (Child Access to Mental Health and Psychiatry) Project. Primary care providers (for example, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and family medicine…

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Parent Peer Support: Why It Matters

We are happy that Coreaner Price, family partner with Families as Allies, had the opportunity to share her experiences with parent peer support at this past Saturday's Hope Rising's Virtual…

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Family Leaders Ready to Partner

One of the most meaningful ways families can work together to make things better for our children is by serving on decision-making committees along with policy makers. Families as Allies…

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Working Together to Prevent Suicide

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. We encourage all of you to attend Hope Rising's virtual Global Suicide Prevention Summit on September 26 and Mississippi State’s Department of Psychology's and the Mississippi…

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Update on ‘U.S. vs Mississippi’ Mental Health Lawsuit

Earlier this month was the one-year anniversary of Judge Carlton Reeves' ruling in the United States Department of Justice's lawsuit against the State of Mississippi over its mental health system. His…

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Suicide Prevention Week: 5 Words Video

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Week, we are sharing the video, 5 Words: A Conversation About Suicide Prevention, from the Family Run Executive Directors Leadership Association (FREDLA). The video is a…

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Parent Peer Support: Opportunities in Mental Health

Parent peer support allows one parent or caregiver (someone raising a child who is not the child's parent) who has had experience navigating systems and finding resources and support for…

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