PURVIS, MS (WDAM) - Purvis Mayor Roger Herrin signed a proclamation Monday declaring May as Mental Health Month for the city.
May is recognized as Mental Health month throughout the nation. Partners of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, the Mississippi State Department of Health, NAMI Mississippi, the Mental health Association of South Mississippi and the Mississippi Public Health Institute are launching the "Think Again" campaign this month.
The South Mississippi State Hospital released the following statement on the campaign:
The Think Again campaign is a grassroots outreach effort for adults focusing on the connection between physical health and mental health.