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State's primary mental health facility heavily damaged by storm

WHITFIELD — An official says hail damage could exceed more than $1 million at Mississippi’s primary psychiatric hospital and a nearby facility for people with developmental disabilities. The Mississippi State Hospital at Whitfield and the Hudspeth Regional Center in Rankin County were hit hard by Monday’s storm. Now a race is on to patch up the damaged before more weather ...

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City taking mental health clinic fight to high court

OCEAN SPRINGS — The city of Ocean Springs is taking a fight over a location for a mental health clinic to the Mississippi Supreme Court. Jackson County Circuit Judge Robert Krebs ruled Dec. 21 that the city erred in denying a use permit to the Psycamore mental health clinic. The Mississippi Press reports the board of aldermen voted to appeal ...

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Court sides with hospital over CON for psychiatric unit

VICKSBURG — The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld a decision that allows a Vicksburg hospital to open a 20-bed adolescent psychiatric unit. The Mississippi State Department Health granted River Region Medical Center a certificate of need in 2011 over the objections of Diamond Grove Center of Louisville, Miss. River Region planned to put the unit on a vacant second floor ...

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