JEFFERSON CITY — Several state-run mental health centers will be closed and about 300 jobs cut as Missouri implements "a major shift" in inpatient psychiatric care that will eventually save the state more than $7 million each year, according to Department of Mental Health Director Keith Schafer.
Missouri closing several mental health facilities
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