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Grading the States 2006: Mississippi

Mississippi

Report Card

Overall Grade:

D

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

D-

Information Access:

B

Services:

D-

Recovery Supports:

C-
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$93.49

18

Per Capita Income

$22,263

51

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$268

26

Suicide Rank
25
(tied with North Carolina)
 

Recent Innovations

  • Response to Hurricane Katrina
  • Dedicated housing staff
  • Funding consumer and family education
 

Urgent Needs

  • Fully staffed crisis centers
  • Funding
  • Community-based services
  • Evidence-based practices


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More Information

Grading the States 2006: Mississippi - Narrative
Read the full narrative from NAMI's report on Mississippi's health care system for serious mental illness


Grading the States 2006: Mississippi - Score Card
View the details of how Mississippi scored on the criteria used by NAMI in evaluating its health care system for serious mental illness.


Other Resources

Grading the States 2009

State & Local NAMIs
NAMI has a state organization in every state and over 1,000 local affiliates. Connect with the NAMI nearest you, and find out how you can get involved.

Grading the States 2006 Online Discussion
Share your comments, reactions, personal stories and ideas around NAMI's report on the state of America's health care system for serious mental illness.


News Coverage

Mental health efforts get poor report
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from the Memphis Commercial Appeal - TN.
3/07/2006







     
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