The proposal calls for issuing bonds through the Missouri Development Finance Board and paying them off over 25 years.
The hospital is Missouri’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility and the oldest public mental health facility west of the Mississippi River.
The Fulton State Hospital is Missouri’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility and the oldest public mental health facility west of the Mississippi River.
A tape recorded by the man’s grandson shows one officer hitting 47-year-old Mario Crump with his baton multiple times after Crump, who was seated, kicked the officer’s partner to the ground.
Tom Dart is scheduled to testify before a congressional committee about access to mental health services.
A new local study finds quitting smoking is associated with mental health improvements.
A state database unveiled Monday will collect information designed to keep people with mental health problems from having access to guns.
Currently, nearly 200 men are part of the SORTS program, not for what they’ve done but for what they might do in the future.
Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday proposed awarding $20 million in grants to Missouri’s colleges and universities to prepare more students for employment in mental health.
The Sandy Hook shootings not only sparked debates about gun control and school security, but also put the spotlight on mental health.