University of Missouri to Increase Mental Health Support for Local Schools and Families

The University of Missouri research faculty and Boone County School Leaders will sign a memorandum this afternoon (Friday) to increase mental health support for local schools and families.

According to a news release, various MU faculty who direct the Family Access Center of Excellence plan to outline services that will support 24,000 school-aged children and families.

The memorandum will allow for support for children and families both during and after immediate crises in school settings.