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


Tri-County Exploring Partnership to Expand Primary Care

Tri-County is examining a partnership to provide primary medical care to an estimated 2,109 Tri-County consumers. Read More.

Small Groups Providing Big Help

Tri-County hosts several family support groups that provide important services for family members who have loved ones dealing with mental illness. Read More.

Ray County Senior Group Helps Tri-County Deliver Services

Mental health services for older adults will continue in Ray County, thanks to efforts by the Ray County Senior Services Board. Read More.

Northland Counselor to Lead Efforts with Older Adults, Caregivers

Northland counselor Becky Franklin, LPC, has joined Tri-County as the new older adult educator. Read More.

Drug Dealers May Not Be Who You Expect

In today's world of pharmaceutical drug abuse, "the pusher" might be grandma or grandpa! Read More.

Employee Recognition Goes to Behind the Scenes Effort

Tri-County's most recent Employee of the Quarter is likely someone you've not met. But her quality work effort helps thousands receive much-needed services in Clay, Platte and Ray counties. Read More.

Prevention Conference Honors Regional Leaders

Residents from throughout the Northland attended a half-day prevention conference focused on how individuals can work together to create healthy, safe and drug-free communities. Read More.

Consumers Give Tri-County High Ratings

Tri-County's annual survey of consumer opinions on the services they receive resulted in important details now available. Read More.

Harvest Ball Society Helps TCMHS Expand Services for Older Adults

Thanks to funds from Harvest Ball, Tri-County will be able to deliver more training for caregivers and other services to support the Northland's older adults. Read More.

Girl Power Academy to Start March 27

The annual Girl Power Leadership Academy will be held March 27-28 at New Hope Camp, in Holt, Mo. Read More.

E-Cigarettes Not a Good Mix with Area Teens

Tri-County's Prevention specialists are warning about the increased use of e-cigarettes by area young people. 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, call (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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