The Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s (MIMH) improves and transforms mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training. MIMH programs serve individuals impacted by, at risk for, or living with a mental illness, behavioral health condition, traumatic brain injury, or HIV/AIDS, as well as all sectors who work with these individuals from policy-makers to funders to direct-service workers.


Works from 2019


A Web-Based Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Training Module Within Physician Assistant Programs in the Midwest to Increase Knowledge, Attitudes, and Confidence: Evaluation Study, JMIR Mental Health, Leigh Tenkku Lepper, Tracy Cleveland, Genevieve DelRosario, Katherine Ervie, Catherine Link, Lara Oakley, Abdelmoneim Elfagir, and Debra Sprague

Works from 2018


Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM): An Evaluation of a Suicide Prevention Means Restriction Training Program for Mental Health Providers, Community Mental Health Journal, Elizabeth Sale, Michelle Hendricks, Virginia Weil, Collin Miller, Scott Perkins, and Suzanne McCudden

Works from 2017


Long-Term Effectiveness of the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training Program: Lessons from Missouri, Community Mental Health Journal, Clay Litteken and Elizabeth Sale