Welcome to East Central Mississippi Healthcare, Inc.

Gaydon Nowell, PMHNP Behavioral Health Specialist

East Central MS Health Care, Inc. is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C 233(g)-(n).

East Central Mississippi Health Care, Inc. strives to provide our patients with quality, affordable health care. One of the areas we have sought to improve in is integrating behavioral health with primary health care. We have improved our rates in screening our patients for depression from 20% in 2014, 24% in 2015, 25% in 2016, and 38% in 2017. Patients are able to benefit from the services of our licensed social worker, Karla Rushing, LSW, MS. Karla counsels our patients and can make referrals for other services.