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October 2013


Missouri's staff, including Extension, nonprofit disability organizations, social service agencies, veteran groups, and health care providers jointly participated in the following collaborative AgrAbility activities and trainings:

The mission of the MOBHA is to make effective, culturally sensitive behavioral health services accessible to Service Members, Veterans and their Families by establishing strategies to raise awareness, increase availability, improve communication, and promote prevention. Current members include Army OneSource, Missouri Veterans Commission, Missouri AgrAbility Project, Missouri National Guard, Missouri Association of Veterans Organizations, Brain Injury Association of Missouri, Missouri Coalition of Mental Health Centers, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Department of Mental Health, Truman Medical Center Office of Psychological Services, and University of Missouri-Kansas City. Employment and other assistance such as behavioral health counseling can help these veterans.

Submitted by Karen Funkenbusch