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 Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis (CASGSL) at the University Of Missouri-St. Louis was awarded $1.6 million four-year grant to develop and disseminate an innovative program, Families Learning About Recovery Strategies (FLARES), where caregivers and their children concurrently receive evidence-based traumatic stress reduction services. The MIMH is providing process and outcome evaluation services to CASGLS.
The SPIRIT project is a school-based substance abuse prevention program sponsored by the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH). The Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) conducts an annual process and outcome evaluation of the SPIRIT program.
The Transitional Counseling Program is directed toward adolescents living in St. Louis who have an identified issue with substance use. This evidence-based program created by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse-St. Louis Area (NCADA) aims to determine whether the program is reducing youth substance use and building knowledge about substance use among youth and their caregivers.
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.
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.