South Mississippi State Hospital
South Mississippi State Hospital in Purvis is an acute-care, regional behavioral health program with the primary purpose to offer a continuum of services for adults with mental illness within the patient's region of residence. This closer proximity allows family, friends and community to more actively support the treatment, recovery and aftercare of the patient. South Mississippi State Hospital serves Lamar, Forrest, Marion, Perry, Greene, Wayne, Jones, Covington, Jefferson Davis, Pearl River, Stone, Hancock, Harrison, George and Jackson counties. Patients receive the highest quality care available through the services of an interdisciplinary treatment team led by a board certified psychiatrist.
823 Highway 589,
Purvis, MS 39475