MCEC Families First State Street center opens to the public

The Mississippi Community Education Center Families First for Mississippi State Street Center officially opens its doors Tuesday, September 10. We got to take a sneak peak at the center and the incredible services they provide to Mississippians. You’ll be able to take advantage any time. Just walk in and say hello. Celebrate an open house … Continue reading “MCEC Families First State Street center opens to the public”

A Rollover Story: Why you should buckle up every time you get into a car

Everyone should be buckling up when they get into a vehicle, no matter where you sit. That’s the message from Mississippi Highway Patrol as they travel the state with their rollover simulator. The machine shows you what it looks like when a rollover crash happens at 40 miles per hour. Just 40 MPH: MHP says … Continue reading “A Rollover Story: Why you should buckle up every time you get into a car”

Seat-belt Safety in the Magnolia State | @TheJTShow

John Davis(Executive Director – Department of Human Services), Capt. Johnny Polous(Mississippi Department of Public Safety | Mississippi Highway Patrol), and Dr. Nancy New(Families First Mississippi) stopped by the studio to talk about road safety awareness and a new simulator that will help teach youth about the importance of seat-belt safety. If you missed their conversation, … Continue reading “Seat-belt Safety in the Magnolia State | @TheJTShow”

Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi

Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the State to include educational and innovative programs on healthy choices to engage teens. Jalisa Wilson, the coordinator for Healthy Teens Coordinator, chatted with Rebecca Turner on Good Things about how Families First is working to promote healthy choices … Continue reading “Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi”

MDHS: Releasing the first in a series of Better Me Better Mississippi videos

Today, the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) in partnership with the Families First For Mississippi (FFFM) is releasing the first in a series of Better Me Better Mississippi videos highlighting the importance of partnerships with others to assist individuals and families on their path to success. The Generation Plus (gen+) approach requires partnerships as … Continue reading “MDHS: Releasing the first in a series of Better Me Better Mississippi videos”