Instant Display Kits 2014

Click Here to Order your Kit The Missouri Department of Mental Health is pleased to announce the availability of FREE library display kits on the following topics: April 2014—Autism Awareness Month April 2014—Alcohol Awareness Month May 2014—Mental Health Awareness Month These display kits are designed for use in public libraries to promote awareness surrounding the [...]

 

Internet Resources for Mental Health and Disabilities

Internet Resources for Mental Health and Disabilities http://librarian411.org A free web-based training created by the Missouri Department of Mental Health in cooperation with Missouri public libraries.  Designed to help front-line library staff better serve customers with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities.   http://medlineplus.gov/ Medline Plus will direct you to information to help answer health questions.  [...]

 

Awareness and Recognition Dates

January    National Birth Defects Prevention Month January 1-31March of Dimes has adopted goals to bring us closer to the day when all babies will be born healthy. http://www.modimes.org   National Mentoring Month January 1-31 Through a public-private initiative, this campaign celebrates mentoring and the positive effect it can have on lives. http://www.mentoring.org   Thank [...]

 

Books about People with Mental Illness

Books about People with Mental Illness click name to download Earley, Pete         Crazy:  a Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness Greenberg, Michael    Hurry Down Sunshine: A Father’s Story of Love and Madness Haddon, Mark         The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Harris, Tracy        The Music of Madness [...]