The Emergency Room Enhancement initiative is designed to improve access to Community Mental Health Centers for Missourians who often seek treatment for psychiatric conditions or substance use disorders in Emergency Rooms.
The Missouri Suicide Prevention Project (MSPP) is a joint suicide prevention project between the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the MIMH. The MSPP primarily targets youth-serving organizations and at-risk youth and young adults ages 10 to 24. The MIMH is responsible for implementation and evaluation of the MSPP.
The MIMH is evaluating the St. Louis Regional System of Care expansion initiative in partnership with the St. Louis Mental Health Board. The MIMH is utilizing empowerment evaluation methods to assess the System of Care efforts. This work focuses on integrating behavioral and physical health services, serving more area youth, and building on emerging collective impact efforts.
Evaluation of a newly developed texting program for adolescents living in St. Louis County who are in substance abuse treatment at Preferred Family Healthcare, Inc. This project aims to determine whether the program is increasing treatment participation, reducing youth substance use and building knowledge about substance use and related behaviors among youth, caregivers and school staff.
The MIMH has partnered with Great Circle to evaluate Incredible Alternatives, a primary prevention program that aims to delay or prevent the onset of underage drinking among students in the Ferguson-Florissant School District in St. Louis County.
Suicide prevention brief for veterans and their families. Brief includes information on risk factors, warnings signs, suggestions for identifying and assisting people with suicidal thoughts and national and Missouri veterans’ resources.
MIMH has provided program evaluation services to agencies in the community, statewide and nationally for the past 40 years. With expertise in both process and outcome evaluation, MIMH has worked hand-in-hand with organizations to improve program services and assess program effectiveness.
Supplemental materials for the Suicide Prevention Lifeguard app. Including a flyer, app wallet cards, and brochure with information on risk factors, warnings signs, suggestions for identifying and assisting people with suicidal thoughts and national and Missouri resources. Include information to download Suicide Lifeguard app for iPhone or Android.