Help Mississippi thrive during Coronavirus COVID-19!
View resources for providers, teachers, and families.
Project ECHO: Training opportunity for health care providers
UMMC Center for Telehealth is offering developmental and behavioral pediatric training with CEU credit for primary care providers through Project ECHO. Click below for more information.
Reach Out and Read
Reach Out and Read gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together. Reach Out and Read provides support for pediatric teams, advises families about the importance of reading with their children, and shares books that serve as a catalyst for healthy childhood development. To learn how ROR is being used in Mississippi, contact us at MississippiThrive@gmail.com.
Mississippi Thrive! Media
Read the latest articles and view the most recent interviews and videos about the work of Mississippi Thrive!
Publications on Early Childhood Development
Read publications by the Mississippi Thrive! project team on early childhood development.
Review the latest CDC health advisory and recommendations for COVID-19 vaccinations for pregnant people
Support children’s health even before birth! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a Health Advisory recommending COVID-19 vaccinations for pregnant people to prevent serious illness, deaths, and adverse pregnancy outcomes.
Child Health & Development Project
Families, teachers and healthcare providers have what it takes to build young children’s brains!
When our children thrive, Mississippi thrives!
Parents & Families
Did you know a child’s brain grows fastest in their first five years? What a great time to learn!