Mental health

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.
Mass Murderer Claims State Should Have Known He Was Mentally Ill Before Releasing Him From PrisonNikko Jenkins shot and killed four people in Omaha over a 10-day period in August 2013; he claims confinement in solitary drove him insane; it's the third lawsuit he has filed against Nebraska prison officials.
Sen. Blunt: No Answers from St. Louis VAMissouri Senator Roy Blunt says he asked officials at the John Cochran VA Medical Center point-blank about a whistleblower's allegations of delays in mental health treatment and doctors slacking off.
Sen. Blunt to Meet With St. Louis VA OfficialsOfficials at St. Louis' John Cochran VA Hospital can expect some tough questions this morning, as Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt meets with them about allegations of inadequate mental health care.
How Long Does it Take to Get Psychiatric Help?A whistleblower is making headlines for claiming that some veterans have to wait at least a month to see a psychiatrist at the VA medical center in St. Louis.
Lax Psychiatric Care Alleged at St. Louis VA HospitalDr. Jose Mathews claims that veterans often wait a month or more for mental health treatment because psychiatrists and other staff members are so lax in their work.

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