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Dial 2-1-1 for Mental Health Resources
When we think of achieving health, we often equate it with exercising, eating healthy, and getting adequate rest. But just as important is our mental health, which often gets ignored in comparison because we can’t see mental health like we do physical fitness.
In recent days and weeks, most St. Louisans have felt their mental health take an impact. They may be feeling more hopeless, frustrated, sad, outraged, scared, or any combination of these feelings than ever before.
A conversation with Yusef Scoggin on the risk of a housing-instability boom
If the economy fails to rebound, the St. Louis area could see a surge in homelessness. Last year, a detailed census in the city and county revealed that 1,440 individuals were already living in shelters or transitional housing, plus 80 on the street. READ FULL ARTICLE
St. Louis Voters To Decide Whether To Increase Property Taxes For Early Childhood Ed
More money will go toward early childhood education and services if St. Louis voters approve a property tax increase in November.
This month, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen placed a property tax levy on the Nov. 3 ballot that would increase the property tax rate by 6 cents.
As ER visits drop due to COVID-19 fears, doctors urge people in need of care to come to hospital
Dr. Robert Poirier, Chief of the Barnes-Jewish emergency room, said emergency room visits have dropped by about a third because many of the people who should be going to the ER are not due to coronavirus fears.. WATCH NOW
Webinar: Finding Food Resources in the St. Louis Region
Watch our webinar with information regarding the St. Louis Area Foodbank and Operation Foodsearch to access food. We address food insecurity in our region and how you can direct clients to resources.
Non-profits get help switching to video conferencing
St. Louis MHB is helping 39 non-profit agencies in St. Louis switch to using video conferencing systems in order to continue their work while still practicing social distancing. We awarded $500,000 in one-time grants, pulling from our emergency reserves. WATCH NOW