Mental Health Awareness Month

Suicide rate is higher in rural areas

For many, the peace and quiet of country living is the American dream. But that dream can turn into a nightmare for those who become isolated and disconnected from their communities, says University of Missouri Extension safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch. May is Mental Health Month. It is a good time to talk with […]

Missouri College Advising Corps marks 10 years of service

Missouri College Advising Corps marks 10 years of service

The Missouri College Advising Corps, headquartered at the University of Missouri, has helped more than 20,000 students enroll in college since 2008. As it begins its second decade, MCAC is poised to help even more students. MCAC’s trained advisers, themselves recent college graduates, commit to two years of full-time, on-site service at one of 43 […]