Missouri Institute of Mental Health

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Innovative Research

Our scientists work in basic research and brain science focused on traumatic brain injury, neuro-aids, inflammation, substance use, Alzheimer's, aging, and other brain health problems. Missouri Institute of Mental Health research teams partner with institutions and universities across the US and globally. If you are interested in finding ways to partner with us, or want to learn more about our past and current projects, follow the link below.

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Program Evaluation

We have over 50 years of experience partnering with the government, human services, and education sectors. Our team develops, evaluates, and improves programs and practices, as well as the quality of available data at local, state, and global levels. Ongoing collaborative efforts to improve and address critical public health and community needs are a main focus.

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Professional Training

Our professional training services are wrapped into the history of the Institute as much as our research. Our professional training team has expertise in conference planning and execution, multi-media training development, training accreditation, and more. Find ways to partner with us at mimhtraining.com or by clicking below.

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Community Outreach

Our outreach programs use evidence based interventions to advocate for mental health awareness, and HIV and substance use prevention. To find out more about mental health first aid training, or our prevention and education programming click below.

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Recent News

UMSL Daily on MIMH’s New Opioid Crisis Project

MIMH’s Rob Paul and Rachel Winograd talk with campus about one of the Institute’s new projects focused on addressing the opioid crisis in our region. Read more from the UMSL Daily here.

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Missouri Institute of Mental Health and Missouri Department of Mental Health Receive Federal Grant Award Aimed at Reducing Suicide

The overall aim of the Show Me Zero Youth Suicide Initiative is to reduce suicides and suicide attempts by accomplishing three major goals: 1) Improve the system of care for suicidal youth who use hospital emergency departments, in-patient psychiatric facilities, and/or crisis hotlines. 2) Improve the capacity of school systems …

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MIMH Director Rob Paul, Ph.D awarded 2016 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research and Creativity

Dr. Rob Paul has been leading the Institute since 2012. His work as both a researcher and a leader of the 54 year old Institute is deserving of the honor. “He and his research team have developed specific expertise exploring the impact three conditions – human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), subcortical stroke …

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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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