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.
“This study really gives us a more feasible, tangible target and suggests that early interventions that target parenting may be tremendously important,” Dr. Joan Luby explained.
How can prescription medications potentially affect cognitive function or mental well-being in patients, and to what extent could that interaction dictate one’s actions?
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, nearly 25 percent of suicides in Missouri involve a veteran. That compares to some states, including Illinois, where the rate is as low as seven percent.