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

Mental health therapists have been helping a lot of people through this pandemic, but what about their mental health? ... More >>
3 weeks ago Tuesday, June 09 2020 Jun 9, 2020 Tuesday, June 09, 2020 11:29:40 AM CDT June 09, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- During these turbulent times, the stress on families is palpable. Parents and children alike are feeling understandably anxious... More >>
4 weeks ago Monday, June 08 2020 Jun 8, 2020 Monday, June 08, 2020 8:06:22 PM CDT June 08, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- Most of Google's US workforce has been working remotely since March due to the coronavirus. And last month,... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, June 04 2020 Jun 4, 2020 Thursday, June 04, 2020 11:30:08 AM CDT June 04, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- Life today is razor's-edge tense. If your regular coping methods aren't measuring up, there are science-backed actions we... More >>
1 month ago Tuesday, June 02 2020 Jun 2, 2020 Tuesday, June 02, 2020 12:33:24 PM CDT June 02, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
HELENA, Mont. ( Independent Record ) -- Helena teen Bella Nyman joined a rather exclusive group when a box of... More >>
1 month ago Monday, June 01 2020 Jun 1, 2020 Monday, June 01, 2020 7:46:34 AM CDT June 01, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
Editor's note: Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez is a primary care pediatrician, director of pediatric telemedicine and assistant professor of pediatrics at... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, May 28 2020 May 28, 2020 Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:26:23 PM CDT May 28, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- When schools shut down because of the coronavirus , some parents of children with ADHD found themselves in... More >>
1 month ago Monday, May 25 2020 May 25, 2020 Monday, May 25, 2020 4:55:44 PM CDT May 25, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- The reality of job losses, economic uncertainty, social isolation, homeschooling kids , canceled vacations — all piled on... More >>
1 month ago Friday, May 22 2020 May 22, 2020 Friday, May 22, 2020 1:32:33 PM CDT May 22, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
LONDON – A new study from University College in London suggests survivors of coronavirus might deal with lingering mental health... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, May 21 2020 May 21, 2020 Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:34:14 AM CDT May 21, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- Weekly sessions of yoga may ease depressive symptoms in people with other mental health issues, according to a... More >>
1 month ago Tuesday, May 19 2020 May 19, 2020 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:50:35 AM CDT May 19, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- The fallout from COVID-19 has created high levels of stress for everyone -- physically, psychologically , professionally and... More >>
1 month ago Monday, May 18 2020 May 18, 2020 Monday, May 18, 2020 1:57:47 PM CDT May 18, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
(CNN) -- In one 15-second clip on TikTok, clinical psychologist Dr. Julie Smith can be seen dancing while text encourages... More >>
1 month ago Friday, May 15 2020 May 15, 2020 Friday, May 15, 2020 12:05:46 PM CDT May 15, 2020 in A Brighter Tomorrow
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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