Community leaders from across many sectors in Springfield came together during a 15-month process to assess the needs, challenges and opportunities surrounding mental health and substance abuse in our community. Along the way, a difficult reality emerged—Greene County’s suicide and depression rates were higher than state or national averages. We have fewer inpatient beds than national standards. And stigma was an often-cited barrier. But significant progress has been made throughout the course of this assessment on these issues as well. […]
The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is proud to announce Peggy Davis, the recently retired commissioner for Greene County’s Drug, Mental Health, DWI and Veterans Courts, as this year’s Harold K. Bengsch Award honoree.
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Grand Street Bridge over Jordan Creek ProjectImprovements to traffic and pedestrian safetyCompleted as Promised • New bridge structure over Jordan Creek• Road widened to three lanes• New sidewalks• Multi-use path with bridge underpass• Upgraded stormwater infrastructure and stream restoration• Improved railroad crossing Thank you for your patience and support!Funded by the voter-approved 1/8-cent Transportation Sales Tax.
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