Mental Health

The Mississippi Public Health Institute (MSPHI) will assist the Mississippi State Department of Mental Health -Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Services (BADS) with implementation of technical support services for Mississippi Prevention Alliance for Communities and Colleges (mPACC). mPACC aims to alter alcohol and prescription drug consumption patterns, consequences, and risk and protective factors by funding up to seven Community Prevention Coalitions (CPCs) to serve an estimated 394,165 adolescents and 344,900 young adults from diverse social and cultural backgrounds per grant year. MSPHI will provide data analysis, coordinate a media campaign and deliver coalition development training.