Andy Tuccio

National Council for Mental Wellbeing – Mental Health Awareness Month

Each May, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing joins a national movement to bring attention to mental health during Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM).  Here is some helpful information about mental health in America: Facts & Figures 1 in 6 adolescents (aged 12-17) in the U.S. experienced a major depressive episode in 2020 1 in 3 …

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National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI Mississippi

Mental health, what does it mean to you? May is Mental Health Awareness Month. When we think of mental health, we automatically think of mental illness, but those are two fundamentally different things. Mental illness refers to our health condition involving changes in emotion, thinking, or behavior. The best way to know if you or …

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The Power of Volunteers

I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody. Mississippi’s Toughest Kids Foundation’s mission is to build and maintain Camp Kamassa, Mississippi’s first and only year-round fully handicap accessible camp facility for children and adults with serious illnesses, physical and mental challenges, and other special needs. Our vision …

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The 2022 GIVE Awards

The Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service(Volunteer MS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Awards. The 2022 GIVE Awards Recipients are: Gerald Schmuck of Gulfport, Outstanding Volunteer Leadership by a Public Servant Tammy Pierce of Byhalia, Outstanding Service in Youth Mentoring  Mississippi Coats 4 Kidz Volunteers of …

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect. Through this collaboration, prevention services and supports help protect children and produce thriving families. Learn how you can help in the  Prevention Resource Guide.