Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.Offering Hope...
Behavioral Health Services for the Kansas City Northland community. Prevention, assessment and treatment services for individuals and families throughout Clay, Platte and Ray counties
Here's the latest information from Tri-County Mental Health Services. If you have any questions, please feel free to give me a call on my direct line at (816) 877-0468.



Tom Petrizzo, Tri-County CEO


Strategic Plan Examines Tri-County's Future Priorities

The Tri-County Mental Health Services Executive Team and Board of Directors has drafted a 2015-17 strategic plan. Read More.

New Aging Services Coordinator Brings Diverse Skills

K. Poul Wilson brings a wide range of capabilities and insight into his new position as Tri-County's new Older Adult Outreach Coordinator. Read More.

Aging and Mental Health Group Views County Programs

The Older Adult Coalition sponsored by Tri-County took an in-depth look at programs in Clay County. Read More.

Winter Weather and Holiday Stress Can be Part of SAD

Everything from reduced sunlight to family issues can be very real reasons for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The good news is that there are some easy ways to fight back. Read More.

Holiday Program Only Part of Year-Round Children's Services

Tri-County will soon hold its annual holiday program for children and families in need, but the effort is only a small part of our year-round services for young people dealing with behavior disorders and their loved ones. Read More.

Employment Services Hosts Owners, Managers for Breakfast

The food was good but the dialog was even better at a recent networking breakfast hosted by Tri-County's Employment Services program. Read More.

Bunco Mania Raises Funds for Youth with Vision

A lot of fun and a great cause were only part of the story for Bunco Mania. Read More.

Employee Honors Target Quiet Successes

Tri-County's most recent Employee of the Quarter Talina Canon is involved in some of the least widely seen, but often most important work at the agency. Read More.

White House Grant Illustrates Liberty Group's Success

Liberty Alliance for Youth recently won a prestigious financial award for its efforts. The $125,000 grant is significant in itself, but the recognition indicates much more. Read More.

Television Presentation includes Tri-County Connection

Fox4 television included a Tri-County Client in an in-depth feature on depression Read More.

Texting Number Offered for Teens at Risk

Tri-County is sharing information about a number than young people can text when they are at risk. Read More.

Run/Walk Event Raises Funds for Children's Programs

Tri-County's Heart and Sole 5K was a big success—and raised funds for the children and family holiday program. Read More.



Meetings at TCMHS

Family Support Group: 6 to 7:30 p.m., the first Wednesday of each month in the meeting room of Tri-County's offices. Monthly speakers on relevant topics.

NAMI Family Support Group: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month in the lobby conference room, Tri-County Mental Health Services.

Tri-County Board of Directors: 4:30 p.m., the fourth Monday of each month, Room 140, Tri-County offices.

Aging and Mental Health Coalition of Kansas City North: 2:30-3:30 p.m., fourth Thursday of each month, second floor conference room, Tri-County. Especially focused to offer speakers and information for service providers and those interested in the older adult community of the Northland.

Tri-County Older Adult Services provides free screening, presentations and other services. For more information, contact K. Poul Wilson at (816) 468-0400.

The Northland Coalition and its affiliate community chapters sponsored by Tri-County Mental Health meet monthly throughout the area. The parent group Northland Coalition meets at 11:30 am on the third Wednesday of each month in the second floor conference room of Tri-County. Individual community groups meet in locations throughout Clay, Platte and Ray counties. To become involved in your local prevention efforts, please contact Laura Bruce at (816) 877-0498. Meetings generally not held in July and December.

More Tri-County meeting and support group news is always available at www.tri-countymhs.org/news/events.html as well as our news page www.tri-countymhs.org/news/articles.html.


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