Missouri Institute of Mental Health

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Innovative Research

Uncovering biological and psychosocial mechanisms of mental health and effective interventions to improve mental health outcomes.

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Program Evaluation

Evaluation and technical assistance to local, state and national agencies to improve the quality and increase the effectiveness of mental health programs and practices.

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Professional Training

Multimedia behavioral health education programs and tools for both the general public and service providers.

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Community Outreach

Health-related prevention programs, trainings, and education for groups and individuals to reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes.

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Recent News

MIMH earns $1 million grant, integrates social media, HIV prevention program

    March/07/2016 | by Ron Austin As principal investigator, Brendolyn Bailey-Burch led a team of Missouri Institute of Mental Health researchers at the University of Missouri–St. Louis in securing over $1 million to implement a new substance use, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis prevention project for African American male and female youth from ages 13 to …

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MIMH Awarded Over $1 million to Implement New Substance Abuse & HIV/AIDS Prevention Project for African American Youth and Young Adults

St. Louis, MO— January 28, 2016 The Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is pleased to announce its recent grant award totaling nearly $1.5 million over five years, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) HIV Capacity Building Initiative. The grant will allow MIMH …

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UMSL’s MIMH Awarded Three-Year Federal Grant From Project AWARE Community

Ferguson, MO— January 06, 2016 The Missouri Institute of Mental Health at the University of Missouri St. Louis (MIMH) announced that Ferguson, and surrounding North St. Louis County communities, has been awarded a three-year Project AWARE-Community grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support the training of a …

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MIMH’s mission is to improve and transform mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training.

Our vision is to improve lives through the promotion of mental health.

For the past 50 years, MIMH has partnered with governmental agencies and research teams in an effort to improve lives through the promotion of mental health via research, evaluation, professional training, program development, and community outreach. Contact us for more information about how we can assist you with your next mental health initiative, grant proposal, or professional training event.

The Missouri Institute of Mental health is committed to promoting a diverse culture of respect, equality and inclusion for all. We celebrate and advance diversity by creating a safe community in which all people can share their unique talents, ideas and perspectives.

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