Mission

The mission of the Missouri Mental Health Foundation is to raise awareness and public understanding of issues impacting individuals and families living with mental illness, developmental disabilities and addiction disorders.  Our efforts battle stigma and discrimination, promote care and treatment, and foster inclusion in the community and the workforce.

Vision

The vision of the Missouri Mental Health Foundation is to have Missourians appreciate the importance of mental health and assist in restoring hope to persons living with mental illness, developmental disabilities and addiction disorders.

What We Do

Our efforts battle stigma and discrimination, promote care and treatment, and foster inclusion in the community and workforce. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors and managed by an Executive Director.

The Foundation collaborates with the Missouri Department of Mental Health, as well as other organizations, in providing broad-based public education, awareness and stigma reduction services. Such services may include positive media communications, PSAs, marketing to the general public, providing mental health resources, coordinating special events and providing technical assistance in areas such as suicide prevention, Mental Health First Aid, eating disorders, educational awareness campaigns for mental illness, developmental disabilities, addiction disorders, etc.