January 6, 2016
Former Gov. Haley Barbour (left) and current Gov. Phil Bryant (right) are defendants in the Troupe v. Barbour case, filed on behalf of children who are not receiving mental-health care services the law entitles them to. File Photo/Trip Burns; Imani Khayyam
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Mississippi Gov: Feds Seek to Dictate Mental Health Policy
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is criticizing the U.S. Justice Department for suing the state over adult mental health services.
Negotiations Over in Troupe v. Barbour
Mississippi's short-term inpatient care and special-treatment facilities served about 542 adolescents in fiscal-year 2015, Mississippi Department of Mental Health data show.
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