A Brighter Tomorrow

According to a 2017 national survey, one in five Americans has a mental illness. Whether it's you or someone you know, it impacts us all, no matter your age, gender, or race. It can be difficult to talk about, leaving many mid-Missourians feeling alone in the dark. That's why we're shining a light on mental health. You are not alone. KOMU 8 Cares... A Brighter Tomorrow.

A Brighter Tomorrow

(CNN) -- Heroes come in all shapes and sizes -- this one just happens to have four legs and a... More >>
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A new study from China suggests that taking care of COVID-19 patients is taking a toll on the mental health... More >>
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OMAHA, NE – You’ve probably heard the saying ‘A dog is man’s best friend’, but for Marc Abels his dog... More >>
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ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- A St. Petersburg art studio is teaming up with the James Haley and Bay Pines Veteran's... More >>
1 week ago Wednesday, March 18 2020 Mar 18, 2020 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 9:12:55 AM CDT March 18, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- The constant spring of information, precautions and warnings, whether it's straight from the CDC or some recirculated, dubiously-sourced... More >>
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Their story: BROOKFIELD – Angie Wallace, Nycole Griffin, Tosha Lorton and Wendy Morris all lost their sons to suicide.... More >>
2 weeks ago Thursday, March 12 2020 Mar 12, 2020 Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:39:54 PM CDT March 12, 2020 in Top Stories
More clinics are now integrating mental health checkups into your regular physicals. Doctor Armeet Singh has been a pediatrician... More >>
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(CNN) – Many babies struggle to fall asleep without a parent at their side, or wake frequently during the night... More >>
2 weeks ago Wednesday, March 11 2020 Mar 11, 2020 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:15:49 AM CDT March 11, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
A new study shows brain scans could identify risk for ADHD, depression and anxiety in children as young as seven... More >>
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According to the American Psychiatric Association, depression is a common and serious illness that negatively affects how you feel, the... More >>
2 weeks ago Monday, March 09 2020 Mar 9, 2020 Monday, March 09, 2020 1:23:16 PM CDT March 09, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
A new British study suggests adults who experience depression and anxiety during early adulthood could lead to memory problems later... More >>
3 weeks ago Friday, March 06 2020 Mar 6, 2020 Friday, March 06, 2020 11:00:59 AM CST March 06, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) – The US Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it is requiring a boxed warning -- the agency's most... More >>
3 weeks ago Thursday, March 05 2020 Mar 5, 2020 Thursday, March 05, 2020 12:14:52 PM CST March 05, 2020 in Continuous News
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Mental Health Resources

Crisis Hotlines

  • Mid-Missouri Crisis Line
  • 1-888-761-4357
  • 1-573-445-5035
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline
  • 1-800-273-8255
  • Mental Health Crisis Hotline
  • 1-800-395-2132
  • Vet2Vet: Veteran's Crisis Hotline
  • 1-877-VET2VET (838-2838)
  • United Way 211
  • Cell Phones: 211
  • 1-800-472-4626

Counseling and Treatment in Mid-Missouri

Local Resources and Support Organizations