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

New CEO Follows Heart to Tri-County

New CEO Tom Petrizzo turned his back on a potentially rewarding legal career in order to pursue "something more." Read More.

Mental Health Liaison Bridges Gap with Law Enforcement

With thousands of people who have a mental illness entangled with police and courts, better supports for law enforcement is a logical solution. Tri-County's new liaison program is doing just that. Read More.

Older Adults Often Face Bullying, Too

Bullying is found not just on schoolyard playgrounds. Older adults can often have their golden years tarnished by bullying behavior. Read More.

Platte Charges Underscore Drug Dangers

Tri-County's award winning prevention team joined law enforcement officials in a press conference announcing manslaughter charges for alleged distribution of synthetic drugs. Read More.

Employee of Quarter Empowers Healthy Lives

Tri-County's most recent employee of the quarter Susie Schneider has her hands full with human resources, but that doesn't keep her from extra efforts to spread the word about healthy living. Read More.

Community Breakfast, Workshops Planned with Marijuana Summit

The Northland Prevention Conference supported each year by Tri-County will include a nationally recognized speaker in a marijuana prevention summit. 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 Emily Roper-Parsons at (816) 468-0400 or e-mail

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.

If you would like to view any of our past newsletters or Annual Report, go here.

You have been sent this e-mail because of your previous interest and involvement with Tri-County Mental Health Services. To be removed from this list, simply reply to this e-mail and place the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.

To be added or to add a name to our list, visit this page on our Web site. Your e-mail is not sold or shared and is used only for delivery of our quarterly newsletter.