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Rural children often go without critical mental health treatment

LELAND, Miss. — Jennifer Townsend was shocked when she found a note written by her oldest child, a 14-year-old: The teen was planning to commit suicide. Townsend, a mother of four who lives in the rural Mississippi Delta, wanted to get help for her daughter immediately. She called a nearby state-funded community mental health clinic
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Delta Health Alliance’s garden projects are bringing in BIG harvests!

Thanks to two new grants, Delta Health Alliance’s school and community garden program is expanding.   With $8,000 in funding from Monsanto and $34,961 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more children will get hands-on experiences with gardening and learning about healthy eating. Funding from Monsanto in Hollandale will be used to install, build, and develop
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Agencies team up to reduce diabetes and preterm births in the Delta

The Medicaid budget is the largest of any state agency in Mississippi, spending more than $6 billion a year. To help reduce costs and improve patient care, the Division of Medicaid has teamed up with Delta Health Alliance and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to manage a pilot project aimed at reducing
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Delta Health Alliance receives $500,000 grant to address violence against women in four Delta counties

The United States Department of Justice has awarded a three-year, $499,945 grant to Delta Health Alliance to create rapid response teams in four Delta counties to address violence against women.  The four counties are Bolivar, Leflore, Sunflower, and Washington. Called the Delta Abuse Response Team network, or DART network, these teams will provide services for
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Delta Health Alliance Receives $900,000 Grant to Provide Mental Health Services in the Delta

Delta Health Alliance has received a three-year, $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration, to significantly expand the mental health and behavioral health services it provides to patients in Sunflower and Washington Counties. According to Dr. Karen Matthews, Delta Health Alliance CEO, “Untreated mental health problems
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Delta Health Alliance Receives $4.5 Million Grant to Improve Health Care in the Delta

Delta Health Alliance has received a five-year, $4.5 million grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, to improve access to a broad range of health care services while lowering the cost for individuals in Bolivar, Coahoma, Holmes, Humphreys, Leflore, Sunflower and Washington Counties. “We are grateful
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Delta Health Alliance Receives $30 Million Grant from the US Department of Education for Promise Neighborhood Initiative

Delta Health Alliance has been awarded a five-year $30 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education to fund and create the Deer Creek Promise Neighborhood in Washington County.  This new grant will allow Delta Health Alliance to continue and expand its programs similar to the Indianola Promise Community it manages in Sunflower County. Bill
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Delta DREAMS

  INDIANOLA, Miss. – A foundation in financial literacy is leading to a soon-to-be laid foundation to a new home for Sheila Rosco. “This will be my first home and I am so excited. I’ll have that sense of security,” said the Indianola mother. “Once I complete DREAMS, I’m ready to go.” Delta DREAMS, or
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