Illinois Wants Waiver to Improve Mental Health ServicesIt would give the state access to $2.7 billion in Medicaid funds to restructure how the program handles mentally ill patients.
Rauner Signs Plan Limiting Mentally Ill From Owning GunsUnder the old law, a person deemed by a judge to have a mental illness could lose his or her gun owner identification card.
House Passes Mental Health BillRecently the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that is getting some praise locally.
CDC Report: Middle Age Americans Get the Worst SleepOnly 61.7 percent of 35- to 44-year-old Americans reported having seven hours or more of sleep.
Missouri Bill Could Redefine a 'Service Dog' for PTSD VictimsThe word "psychiatric" could be added to protect people who don't have as visible of disabilities.
Oregon Shooting Puts Pressure on Missouri's Mental Health CoalitionThe CEO of Missouri's mental health coalition says the program plans to improve the speed in which it refer clients to professional care, before they get too deep into mental illness.
St. Louis VA Mental Health Records Questioned by WatchdogA federal watchdog says it has confirmed a whistleblower's claims that Veterans Affairs sites in St. Louis marked appointments for mental health patients as completed before they were seen, effectively boosting the appearance of the sites' productivity.
Floods, Tornadoes: Red Cross Busy in Northeast MissouriThe Red Cross has provided contacts for physical and mental health professionals as recovery continues.
UPDATE: Missing Schizophrenic Man Found"With his delusions and his strength and his size - we're concerned for him, but we're also concerned for people who aren't familiar with him."
Warren County Deputy on Leave Over Fabricated Ambush ReportThe unnamed deputy claimed that he came under fire in the Reifsnider State Forest on Saturday night from an unknown shooter who then fled.
Supremacist Says He Was Found Fit For Murder TrialFrazier Glenn Miller, the white supremacist accused of killing 3 people at a Kansas City Jewish Center, says he plans to represent himself at trial.
How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin FeverWinter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.