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

Annual Meeting to Explore Loss, Recovery

The Tri-County Annual Meeting Aug. 25 will feature the moving story of Scarlett Lewis, the mother of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. Make plans now to hear the lessons of loss and recovery from this international speaker and author. Read More.

Employee Honors Include HealthCare Home Success

Sharon Wright's Employee of the Quarter award is more than even the well-deserved recognition of one person. Read More.

Positive Steps for Mental Health Care

Recent advances in federal legislation included a big boost from Senator Roy Blunt from Missouri. Read More.

Tri-County Older Adult Leader Earns National Honor

Older Adult Outreach Coordinator Emily Roper-Parsons recently earned national recognition for her efforts to combat a widespread problem. Read More.

CARF Survey Brings "Remarkable" Results for Tri-County

Tri-County Mental Health Services recently received outstanding grades in a review by the nation’s top accreditation agency. Read More.

Mud Mania Set for June 28

Yes, it is a dirty job and someone's got to do it! The annual Mud Mania is almost here. Read More.

Children's Mental Health Week Brings Out the Best

National observances like Children's Mental Health Week can be easy to overlook. But some of the comments during Tri-County activities for Children's Mental Health Week are worth noting. Read More.

Heart and Sole 5K Scheduled

The third annual Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Oct. 11. Funds raised by this fun event help provide mental health services for young people and families in need. For more information, visit

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.

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