The Southern University Law Center (SULC) has launched a mental health app for students called META. The teletherapy app offers mobile counseling services to students so they can gain easy access to mental health providers.
While some of the homeless population on the Coast are suspicious of just another help program, this 2-month-old hub is working to change the relationship between the agencies involved, the police and the homeless.
An advocacy group says Mississippi has had plenty of time to make changes to provide adequate care for those who need mental health services. They are supporting a federal judge's ruling calling for oversight and guidance.
The Gulf Coast Mental Health Center could shut its doors next month due to a lack of funding. On Thursday, law enforcement and county officials met with the center’s leadership to learn more about the issue.
For one class period, students used a whiteboard to tally, in real time, every Snapchat, Instagram, text, call or other notification that popped up. Students were told not to respond to avoid generating replies ... and further notifications.