Mental Health, Department of
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The Department of Mental Health provides a network of services to individuals who experience problems with mental illness, alcohol and/or drug abuse/dependence, or who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. The Department publishes a report on these services for each fiscal year (July-June). Paper copies of the 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, and 2004 reports were scanned and saved as PDFs by the Department of Mental Health. More recent reports were "born digital" and saved as PDFs.
The Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilities is a federally mandated body of advocates appointed by the governor to promote a better quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, and their communities. MSCDD is funded by the U.S. Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The Mississippi Department of Mental Health serves as the designated state agency for administrative and fiscal support for the council's activities. The Council publishes a report of activities and programs for the fiscal year (October 1 - September 30). The Department of Archives and History has electronic (PDF) copies of the report dating from 2013.