MO.gov News Feed: Health & Safety /news-rss?filter=health MO.gov News Feed: Health & Safety Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:34:10 +0000 en-us The Future is NOW: Supporting Real Lives, Real People http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2012NewsReleases.htm#future http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2012NewsReleases.htm#future Mon, 13 Feb 2012 02:00:00 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY, MO] – The Department of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities is hosting its first, state-wide conference on Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16, at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, MO. The title of the event is: "The Future is NOW: Supporting Real Lives, Real People." Missouri colleges train professors, campus workers in mental health first aid http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2012NewsReleases.htm#campusworkers http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2012NewsReleases.htm#campusworkers Tue, 10 Jan 2012 02:00:00 +0000 COLUMBIA, Mo. — Mention first aid on a college campus, and most people will point toward the student health center, or perhaps an emergency medical kit in the nearest classroom or residence hall. Missouri leads the way in coordinating mental and physical care http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2012NewsReleases.htm#missourileads http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2012NewsReleases.htm#missourileads Tue, 10 Jan 2012 02:00:00 +0000 Missouri is quickly becoming a pre-eminent leader in improving the coordination of care for people with serious mental illness and co-occurring, life threatening medical conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and COPD. Gov. Nixon announces expansion of Partnership for Hope to serve 300 more Missourians with developmental disabilities http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#expansionPFH http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#expansionPFH Thu, 17 Nov 2011 02:00:00 +0000 Gov. Jay Nixon visited the Christian County Developmental Disability Board to announce that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given approval to expand Missouri successful Partnership for Hope to include 11 more counties and an additional 300 individuals with developmental disabilities. Matt Ferguson: August State Employee of the Month http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#mattferguson http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#mattferguson Thu, 01 Sep 2011 03:00:00 +0000 Matt Ferguson was knocked unconscious by flying debris the evening of May 22, when the EF5 tornado struck the Joplin restaurant where he was with his family. Gov. Nixon signs disability rights legislation http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#legislation http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#legislation Tue, 12 Jul 2011 03:00:00 +0000 Governor signs HB 555 and HB 648 which replace “mental retardation” with “intellectual disability” in state statutes; promote disability awareness and history; and require parking accessible to lift vans. Gov. Nixon announces the Joplin Child Trauma Treatment Center http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#joplin http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#joplin Wed, 06 Jul 2011 03:00:00 +0000 Mental health professionals to provide services for children and families affected by May 22 tornado; Freeman Health System, St. John’s Mercy, other partners sign landmark memorandum of understanding to establish center. Group holds concert for tornado victims http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#concert http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#concert Wed, 29 Jun 2011 03:00:00 +0000 Local Gallery Hosts Art Opening to Raise Awareness of Mental Health Issues http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#gallery http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#gallery Wed, 18 May 2011 03:00:00 +0000 Honoring Children During National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#honoring http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#honoring Thu, 28 Apr 2011 03:00:00 +0000 Mental Health Foundation presents awards to champions http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#champions http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#champions Thu, 07 Apr 2011 03:00:00 +0000 Partnership for Hope expanding to serve 500 additional Missourians http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#expanding http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#expanding Tue, 22 Feb 2011 02:00:00 +0000 Department recognizes efforts of facility staff http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#staff http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#staff Fri, 11 Feb 2011 02:00:00 +0000 Gov. Nixon, local families discuss benefits of Partnership for Hope for individuals with developmental disabilities http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#partnership http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#partnership Fri, 28 Jan 2011 02:00:00 +0000 A Day with Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#RCarter http://dmh.mo.gov/news/2011NewsReleases.htm#RCarter Tue, 18 Jan 2011 02:00:00 +0000