Mission: The commission administers mental health and retardation programs certified by the state board of mental health.
Programs: The commission's three largest programs, as measured by expenditures, include outpatient services, fairland house, and sunflower landing. Region i's service area consists of four counties in northwest mississippi. Outpatient services for the residents of these counties include counseling and treatment plans for individuals diagnosed with addictions to chemical substances or with addictions to alcohol. Other services may include counseling with mental health issues in a spectrum of areas.
the fairland house provides residential treatment services to those individuals diagnosed with a chemical or alcohol addiction. Patients are assessed and tested upon arrival. A treatment plan is developed and administered while the patient resides on premises for the duration of the treatment.
sunflower landing provides treatment services to adolescents with chemical or alcohol addiction.