Student veterans who suffer from mental health issues were the center of a summit conversation at Memorial Union.
MU announces new partnership between MU Veterans Clinic and Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital
The new Veterans Wellness Center will offer a greater focus to veterans attending the university.
Changes include hiring more counselors and integrating the three branches of MU’s behavioral health resources.
The artist hopes that her exhibit will open up discussions about mental health.
The center will require payments for most previously free services starting July 1.
Kelly Wallis, director of Boone County Community Services Department: “It’s something very innovative and new … We could definitely be a model for other counties and possibly even other states.”
Cultural stigmas and barriers to treatment prevent adequate discussion and action for mental health issues, co-adviser for Active Minds Mizzou Christine Glissmann said.
Kristal said: “It totally changed how I interact with people, deaf and hearing. I have so much confidence in who I am, and I’m proud to be a part of this culture.”
Medical Director of McCallum Place Columbia: “We try to treat the whole person.”
Young girls learn about healthy self-image, positive community and achieving goals in Columbia.
The Refugee and Immigration Services is expecting 50 more refugees to come this year, in addition to their typical 150 per year count.
Senate Bill 627 aims to curb suicide on campuses in Missouri.
After a push for mental illness awareness, police are training to respond to it correctly.
“In the high intensity programs on campus, journalism is one of them,” Counseling Center Director David Wallace said. “There is a high level of expectation.”
The bill has run into blockades in the past due to misunderstandings by representatives, state Rep. Keith Frederick said.
The film aims to provide a deeper understanding of mental illness, self-harm and suicide.
The Counseling Center presented information on mental health services to council members.
Help through the Counseling Center is available 24/7.
In real life, we don’t talk about mental illness at the dinner table.
More than 16 percent of college students or college-aged people in the U.S. have “seriously considered” suicide.