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If You’re an Amazon Shopper, Please Help Tri-County (Free!)

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: All, News, Supporting Tri-County|

Here in the Northland, we are lucky to have lots of local options for shopping, and Tri-County certainly shops locally. Every now and then, though, Amazon comes through with a hard-to-find item or a tremendous [...]

It’s Turkey Day at Tri-County! (Too bad you can’t catch a whiff!)

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: All, News|

It's Turkey Day at Tri-County - and, oh, man, does it smell good! Our North Star program offers educational and recreational group activities for adults living with mental illness. We also have healthy meals and [...]

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REACH Healthcare Foundation Recognizes Tri-County Mental Health as a 2018 Core Partner

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: All, News|

REACH Healthcare Foundation announced today that Tri-County Mental Health Services is the recipient of one of 27 local Core Operating Partner grants. The grant of $50,000 provides general support. Each year, these grants are given to [...]

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Stronger Together For Older Adults In Excelsior Springs

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: All|

Tri-County Mental Health Services Older Adult Educator Becky Franklin (left) and Norma Gorsett of Excelsior Springs shared humor as well as insight during a recent meeting of Stronger Together, a new peer group for [...]

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Tri-County to Host Family-To-Family Program

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Tri-County will host the popular Family-to-Family program beginning Jan. 9. Although the 12-week course is free, space is limited. Northland sessions of the acclaimed Family-to-Family program will begin Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Tri-County Mental [...]

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Tri-County Prevention Efforts Earn Honors

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Prevention/Wellness Manager Vicky Ward recently received a Community Health in Action Award for substance-abuse prevention efforts by Tri-County Mental Health Services. Gary E. Zaborac, director of public health at the Clay County Public Health [...]

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Coalitions Receive Grants for Continued Effort

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Three Northland prevention coalitions supported by Tri-County Mental Health Services have each received $125,000 in new or renewed grant funding to continue and expand their programming and advocacy work in preventing youth substance use. Excelsior [...]

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Tri-County Earns Gold With Healthy KC Initiative

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

For the second consecutive year, Tri-County Mental Health Services has earned the Gold Level Healthy KC Workplace Wellness Certification from Healthy KC, a regional non-profit organization promoting wellness in Greater Kansas City. Founded in 2014, [...]

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Helping Children, Families Requires Diverse Skills

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

To say that Becca Higgins is something of a renaissance woman might be an understatement. Becca Higgins of Tri-County Mental Health Services decorates her office with art produced by children and young people she [...]

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Learning Resilience To Enjoy Life While Aging

By | August 30th, 2017|Categories: News|

Tri-County Mental Health Services CEO Tom Petrizzo kicked off the recent graduation ceremony for the region’s latest Aging Mastery Program. Behind him, Older Adult Educator Becky Franklin is ready to hand graduates their diplomas. [...]

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