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Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project - Mississippi

Implementing Organization

University of Southern Mississippi School of Social Work


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Funding Program

Gulf Region Health Outreach Program GRHOP


Project Category

Human and Social

Project Actions

Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Community and Human Health

Project Description

The MBHCP - MS aims to 1) Provide needed mental and behavioral health care and longer-term capacity-building resources to improve the overall well-being of individuals, families, and communities in the targeted communities, 2) Advance models of integrated behavioral health care within FQHCs 3) work with GRHOP partners to enhance the ability of community clinics to develop into high-quality "one-stop shops" that include integrated behavioral health care, 4) Provide additional training opportunities to facilitate community care providers access to and ability to deliver evidence-based practices while increasing the number of professionals trained in providing integrated health services, and 6) increase the capacity of individuals within the targeted communities to respond to disasters.


Timothy A. Rehner
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Project Partners

Coastal Family Health Center

Affiliated Institutions


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