Mental Health Services Team

Tajuana Williams


Office: 662.449.7299

Sarah Samples, District Social Worker

District Social Worker

Office: 662.449.7298

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 American children ages 3 through 17 (about 15 million) have a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavior disorder in a given year.

DeSoto County Schools is committed to the wellness of all students by providing a safe learning environment and the necessary mental health supports to achieve positive student outcomes.  

Please see our links and resources.  If you have any questions, please contact Tajuana Williams, Director of Mental Health Services.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Available 24 hours everyday or 1-800-273-TALK

Crisis Text Line-Text "HOME" to 741 741

Suicide Prevention Lifeline for Hearing and Speech Impaired
1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

The National Hopeline Network
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

Region IV Mobile Crisis Team 

Department Pages

Request Forms 
District Social Work Request
Request for Mental Health Consult
Check-In Form