NAMI 4 Rivers MS Affiliate Meeting in Natchez
On Tuesday, February 27th, NAMI 4 Rivers MS held an affiliate meeting in Natchez at the Convention Center. It was an informative and educational meeting about Crisis Intervention and Commitment Procedures in Adams County. Sheriff Travis Patten from Adams County presented information about Crisis Intervention in Law Enforcement. Natchez Chancery Clerk, Brandi Lewis, spoke about the court commitment process. Other speakers included Brent Hurley from the MS Dept. of Mental Health and Wade Johnson retired police officer from Lauderdale County who shared about how to initiate a Crisis Intervention Team. Lastly Sherlene Vince, Dir. of Region 11, addressed the Mental Health Services and Programs offered by Region 11. We appreciate all the speakers who gave us information on helping people with mental health issues in their community and their families.