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Missouri Lawmakers Asserting More Control Over Budget

A billion-dollar bump to the budget may seem to contradict the hullabaloo about the state’s tight finances.

03/19/2012

Missouri Department of Mental Health

Lawmakers Push for Mainstreaming the Disabled

The bill would require the Department of Mental Health to develop a plan to move intellectually disabled persons out of state-funded facilities and into community based living.

01/31/2012

Jefferson City, MO

MO Doctors Getting Paid To Sleep

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ As a doctor at one of Missouri’s psychiatric institutions, Hungi Sripal has been paid thousands of dollars while sleeping on the job. His round-the-clock wages helped make Sripal the state’s […]

08/06/2011

Director sees developments as good news.

Jobs Saved at Fulton State Hospital

The closing of a mental health unit in Marshal might be good news for employees of the Fulton State Hospital.

01/11/2011