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The official website of the State of Mississippi
  • Overview of South Mississippi State Hospital Services
  • Perceptions of Mental Illness and Reducing Associated Stigma
  • Friends of South Mississippi State Hospital and Volunteers

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Kat Romero, Public Relations Director

823 Highway 589
Purvis, MS 39475

​​​​Romero handles internal and external communications, serves as media liaison and coordinates community affairs and the Friends of SMSH volunteer program. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Mass Communication and Journalism with an emphasis in film production and an associates degree in Journalism from Jones County Junior College. She is a member of the Area Development Partnership and Friends of SMSH.


South Mississippi State Hospital
823 Highway 589
Purvis, Mississippi 39475
Phone: 601-794-0100
Fax: 601-794-0210