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MHB Current Happenings

St. Louis Mayoral Forum 2017

For the first time in 16 years, St. Louis will be electing a new mayor. To ensure residents are well-informed on how candidates plan to address challenges facing the city and the region, a group of regional initiatives focused on creating a more racially equitable St. Louis have partnered to shift the conversation to put greater emphasis on the systemic issues that currently plague our region.

The forum will focus on regional issues outlined by the signature priorities of the Forward through Ferguson Report — Justice for All, Youth at the Center, & Opportunity to Thrive. Special emphasis will be placed on youth well-being and opportunity, neighborhood improvement, racial equity, and leadership and management styles.

Reception:  February 22, 2017 at 6pm; Forum begins promptly at 7pm. Registration is free and required.  Click HERE for more information and to register.



Nurturing Healthier Kids Through Prevention – A Symposium (3/22/17)

David Hawkins, Ph.D.  –  Communities That Care Co-Developer

Dr. Hawkins has studied the origin and prevention of problem behaviors among children and adolescents for more than 30 years. He is internationally known for his research on the Social Development Strategy which identifies risk and protective factors for health and behavior problems in youth across multiple domains. Dr. Hawkins is Endowed Professor of Prevention at the University of Washington, School of Social Work and was the founding director of the Social Development Research Group.

Dr. Hawkins will share his knowledge and research along with two distinguished panels including:

  • Key system leaders impacting child well-being, and
  • Service providers operating evidence-based prevention programs.

Due to limited seating – this event is by invitation only

This event is sponsored by:

Saint Louis Mental Health Board, St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund, Office of the Mayor City of St. Louis, Office of the St. Louis County Executive, Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, and Ready By 21 St. Louis




The Saint Louis Mental Health Board is accepting Letters of Intent for the Housing Fund for permanent supportive housing—from the Community Mental Health Fund Reserve.  Click here for more details.  Letters of Intent will be accepted on a rolling basis.