About Us

Read about who we are, what we do, and why we do it.

Our history

Welcome to Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources.

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is a private not‐for‐profit community mental health center that was founded in 1973. Based in Hattiesburg, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources provides numerous mental health services in four main service areas: Adult, Child and Adolescent, Chemical Dependency and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has offices in 12 Mississippi counties and provides services from 48 locations. Services are available to residents of Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jeff Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne counties. Across the agency, Pine Belt employs more than 500 full and part‐time staff working in a nine-county region.

Our Mission

To excel in providing community-based behavioral healthcare services in such an effective manner that our consumers will be empowered to pursue an optimal quality of life.


Pine Belt holds the highest level of accreditation of its services from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.


PBMHR is also a member of Mental Health Corporations of America, Inc. MHCA includes in its network only the highest quality behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. These achievements demonstrate that Pine Belt meets and exceeds high quality standards of care.


Pine Belt is a member of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the oldest and largest trade association representing the nation’s providers of mental health, substance abuse and developmental disability services.


Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is certified by the State of Mississippi Department of Mental Health.

Our Values & Beliefs

We value and believe in…

  • Being compassionate and responsive to the opinions and needs of our customers
  • Exceeding the expectations of our customers and our communities
  • Being creative and innovative in providing superior services
  • Providing an environment in which all employees can achieve personal excellence
  • Providing an environment in which all employees can achieve personal growth
  • Providing programs that are financially sound and cost effective.
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