Department of Mental Health Resource Slideshow

Further information from the Chat about Children with Mallory Malkin

American Heart Association

Providing information and resources about heart disease and heart problems related to other diseases. 

American Association of Poison Control Centers

PHONE:  800.222.1222 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

AAPCC represents the poison control centers of the United States and the interests of poison prevention and treatment of poisoning.

American Asthma Association

Information about asthma and resources for parents 

American Diabetes Association

Resources you may need as you navigate life with diabetes for you or a family member.

American Kidney Association

Information about kidney disease and resources you might need.

CASA Mississippi

(601) 672-4257          Resource list:

includes contact information for local CASA chapters.

A non-profit organization that advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children through the development and support of court-sanctioned, community-based programs which provide trained and supervised volunteers.

Community Health Care Centers in MS

Find a free or low-cost health care center in your area of MS.

Institute for Disability Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi

601-266-4745     118 College Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Enhancing quality of life for Mississippians with disabilities through programs and services focused on early childhood inclusion and education, housing, transition to adulthood, and wellness.

MS Autism Board

Provides information about resources and legal rights of families impacted by autism.

MS Department of Vocational Rehabilitation for Disability Determination

Information to assist those needing a disability qualification for social security benefits.

MS Department of Vocational Rehabilitation for the Blind

Information for numerous services for those who are blind.

MS Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Office of Special Disabilities

Information provided on screenings, medical information, vehicle modifications, and respite care for caregivers

MS Health Department

Find your nearest health department office for birth certificates, immunizations, and programs including WIC. Hotlines: (866-458-4948)  Resources:,721,85.html 

MS Medicare Site for Children’s Health

Determining and registering for it if your family qualifies for free health care through the MS CHIP program.

MS Dental Association

Information for families about reduced and low-cost dental services in MS

MS Medical Association

408 West Parkway Place
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone: 601-853-6733 

The link connects you to the MS Prescription Drug Card that can be used to reduce your costs on prescriptions at area pharmacies or drug stores near you.

MS Social Security Office

Answering questions about qualifying you or your child for death benefits through the security department.