Amid push for boost in mental health treatment, Missouri psychiatric hospitals still understaffed |  Politics

Amid push for boost in mental health treatment, Missouri psychiatric hospitals still understaffed | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY — Staffing problems continue to dog Missouri’s mental hospitals despite attempts by Gov. Mike Parson and the Legislature to boost state worker pay. According to the Missouri Department of Mental Health, there are currently 203 individuals awaiting admission to state psychiatric hospitals after being ordered by a judge for “competency restoration.” That’s up …

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