Mississippi State Hospital is a publicly funded behavioral health program of Mississippi Department of Mental Health. The hospital is located on a 350-acre campus in Whitfield, MS, 15 miles southeast of Jackson, the state capital. Mississippi State Hospital operates 476 hospital beds and is accredited by the Joint Commission. The program also includes 379 licensed nursing home beds.


To help the individuals we serve achieve mental wellness
by encouraging HOPE, promoting SAFETY, and supporting RECOVERY
while utilizing RESOURCES efficiently.

Notice of Patient/Resident Privacy Rights

Joint Commission Public Notice

MSH Public Notice

Mississippi State Hospital does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact Felicia Anderson, Section 504 Coordinator, 601-351-8261 , TDD 601-351-8000, Mississippi Telecommunications Relay Service 711,

For more information contact:

Mississippi State Hospital
PO Box 157-A
Whitfield, MS 39193
Telephone: (601) 351-8000
(main switchboard and after hours)

Public Relations:
Telephone: (601) 351-8018
E-mail: info@msh.state.ms.us

Press & Media:
(601) 351-8155

Charges for services at Mississippi State Hospital
and Jaquith Nursing Home are available upon request

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