Tri-County Mental Health Services offering behavioral health services for the Kansas City Northland community. Prevention, assessment and treatment services for individuals and families throughout Clay, Platte and Ray counties of Missouri.

Quick Info

Tri-County Mental Health Services
3100 NE 83rd St., Suite 1001
Kansas City, MO 64119-4460

Telephone: (816) 468-0400
Fax: (816) 468-6635

Main Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm, Wednesday evenings and Saturday’s by appointment only.

For 2017, Tri-County will be closed on these days: May 29, July 4, Sept. 4, Nov. 23 and 24, and Dec. 25.

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Program Highlights

Tri-County’s program highlights range from our outstanding children’s program to our award-winning employment services. Here are a few examples to show how these successes impact the lives of those in Clay, Platte and Ray counties:


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Tri-County Programs and Services

Behavioral Health Services for Children/Youth and Adults

Tri-County links consumers with a variety of services that will improve their quality of life. During the first visit, consumers meet with a mental health professional to discuss the challenges they are facing. Other programs include:

24-Hour Crisis Line is available to individuals, concerned significant others, and other community organizations whenever a crisis event occurs

Psychiatric Services: Medication services offered to our clients as part of a comprehensive illness/symptom management program.

Therapy Services: Individual and family therapy utilizing a brief-solution focused therapy model.

Intensive Outpatient Services: Intensive Outpatient Services are available 5 days per week. These services include group therapy and case management.

Crisis Services: Available to our clients and other members of the Clay, Platte, and Ray County community 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

CSTAR: The Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Program (CSTAR) is a unique approach to substance abuse treatment and addiction treatment. The adult program serves individuals 18 years of age and over. The adolescent program serves individuals 12-17 years of age. The intensity and duration of services are based on individual need.

Drug Court: Treatment for first-time substance abuse offenders in Clay, Platte, and Ray Counties.

Adult Case Management: Assisting clients in the coordination of community resources by acting as client advocates.

Day Program: A variety of social, recreational, and educational activities specific to the needs of the seriously mentally ill adults.

Consumer-Run Drop-In Center: Formed in November 1995. Run by staff who are themselves mental health consumers, the drop-in center provides socialization and activities for adults with mental illnesses who live in Clay, Platte and Ray Counties.

Employment Services: In coordination with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, clients receive intensive support in their efforts to return to the work force.

Children’s Case Management: Case managers work with children and their families to assist with coordination of services, monitoring, and skill building. Children's Services Brochure PDF.

Children’s Intensive Family-Based Services: Helps children/families who are experiencing an acute psychiatric condition in order to reduce the likelihood of an out-of-home placement. Children's Services Brochure PDF.

Children’s Day Program: An intensive, structured program for youth ages 6-17 who are classified as having a serious emotional disturbance or are experiencing an acute psychiatric condition. Children's Services Brochure PDF.

Prevention and Wellness: Staff members meet and consult with community-based social service agencies, civic groups, and schools to present information on mental health and substance use.

Mental Health First Aid and QPR trainings in the community. For mental health first aid contact Lori Byl and Vicky Ward; for QPR, Peggy Gorenlfo and Reshana Peterson.

Older Adult Services

• Mental Health professionals assess the unique needs of consumers 60 and older, discuss treatment recommendations and provide information on community resources. Among these programs are monthly meetings of the Aging and Mental Health Coalition of Kansas City North and community presentations.

Prevention and Wellness Programs

• Implements youth educational programs regarding alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, as well as violence and other behavioral issues.

• Provides support to volunteers on 18 community-based substance abuse and violence prevention coalitions.

• Develops programs that assist parents and other adults in helping youth reach their full potential.

24-Hour Emergency Crisis Line 1-888-279-8188 (TTY or Voice: 1-800-380-3323)