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Art of Being ME

The Burrell Foundation, in collaboration with artist Randy Bacon, is proud to present the Art of Being ME movement.

Through his 7 Billion Ones series, Bacon has used multimedia storytelling to raise awareness about homelessness, Down syndrome, domestic violence, and other harsh realities in our communities. The Art of Being ME exhibit, sponsored by the Burrell Foundation, showcases personal stories of more than 20 individuals who have lived experience with mental health conditions or diagnoses.

The Burrell Foundation hopes this powerful, meaningful art educates the community about mental health, normalize the experiences of those who live with challenges, and inspire others to share their stories. It will be available to the public in September at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo.

To see the stories, click here
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Minds Matter: Self-Care Swag

The Burrell Foundation has launched an online boutique of items, aiming to raise awareness about mental health while raising funds for the Foundation and Burrell's service efforts!
There is a variety of t-shirts, jewelry and masks available for purchase.

Follow the link below to see all the items! Share this information with your family and friends who would be interested in sporting some "self-care swag" while supporting the Burrell Foundation!

Minds Matter Store

Events & Campaigns

The Burrell Foundation partners with businesses and communities to raise funds and awareness for mental health. Learn more about our recent events and campaigns here.

What We're Up To
A lake near Burrell Behavioral Health at dusk
Burrell Best Self May2022 original

Gabrielle Martin (pictured on the right) serves as the Executive Director of the Burrell Foundation. She has more than 15 years of experience in marketing, communications and event management with previous employment at Hickory Hills Country Club, Southern Supply Companies, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Mansion America Theatre. To reach Gabrielle, email gabrielle.martin@burrellcenter.com.

Janelle Reed (pictured on the left) serves as the Foundation's Associate Director. She previously served as the Director of Development at Victory Mission and is the Founder of SingleMomzRock, an organization that served single mom’s in the 417 area for 10 years before merging with The Life of a Single Mom in February 2022. To contact Janelle, email janelle.reed@burrellcenter.com.

Ambassador Board of Directors
Danny Collins (37 North Expeditions), Chuck Dow (Synergy Wealth Solutions), Stephanie Johnson (Paddio), Loretta Roney (Volt Credit Union), Peyton Andrews (Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce), Matt Hancock (Prime Inc.), Arwen Pratt (Two Impress Creative Associates), Ryan O'Reilly (Westward Alliance), Abby Glenn (Central Bank), Dan Reiter (Springfield Cardinals), Aaron Solari (TrustPoint/Sandler Training Center), and Colby Newman (Hickory Hills Country Club)

Creating communities that promote mental well-being and enrich lives.

As the charitable arm for Burrell Behavioral Health, the Burrell Foundation has a passion for helping our communities and a heart for the underserved.

Our Mission: We support the advancement of behavioral health and inspire hope in our communities through connection, advocacy and philanthropy

Our Vision: To create communities that promote mental well-being and enrich lives

Our Values: These fundamental pillars represent our commitment to those we serve: Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, and Accessibility

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24-Hour Crisis Line

Call our toll-free, 24-hour telephone line for help with your immediate crisis situation.

Southwest Missouri: 1-800-494-7355

Central Missouri: 1-800-395-2132

National Help Line: Call or Text 988