Dr. Michael Nadorff received a subcontract from University of Mississippi Medical Center (4 years, $1 million total for the sub). Dr Nadorff’s team will be providing mental health awareness and suicide prevention training in schools, de-escalation training for school staff and admin, adapting our crisis response plan that we had created for suicide to cover all crises as a sample for schools, providing schools with sample mental health and crisis policies, and creating versions of all trainings for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Dr. Arazais Oliveros received a subcontract from University of Mississippi Medical Center (4 years, $200,000 total for the sub). Dr. Oliveros’ piece will consist of providing mental health trainings both in-person and online on attribution re-training, adversity and resilience, and attachment and autonomy. She will also contribute to implementation planning/needs assessment work and providing workforce development opportunities for teachers.
Dr. Michael Nadorff received a federal Hyde-Smith grant (2 years, $1 million total). The goal of this grant is to extend the work Dr. Nadorff’s team is doing with his Drug Free Communities grant (which is limited to Oktibbeha County) to the rest of the state. Through this they will provide pro-bono therapy and/or psychoeducation to at least 1,500 youth and families, work to develop peer support groups and parent trainings.