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10 Tips for a Healthy Heart

Ideas contributed by Mackenzie Kays, BS, Healthcare Home Care Coordinator at Tri-County Mental Health Services According to BioIQ.com, heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, taking the lives of 2,200 people each day. Fortunately, while genetic factors are involved, 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with proper education and behavior changes. Minimal [...]

February 1st, 2023|

Tri-County Shines at State Prevention Conference

This November, members of our Prevention Team attended the Missouri State Substance Use Prevention Conference in Columbia. Our own Vicky Ward, Manager of Prevention and Wellness Services, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for her years of dedication, outstanding service, and commitment to the field of prevention. It was very well-deserved and quite impressive [...]

December 9th, 2022|

Letter from the CEO: Thank You to Our Partners for Another Successful Year

I often use this space to highlight some of the great people here at Tri-County, and the wonderful work they do. I am justifiably proud of the positive impact that Tri-County has on our community! At a recent joint meeting of our Board of Directors and the Board of the Tri-County Foundation, though, it struck [...]

December 9th, 2022|

Board Member Spotlight: Bruce Cramer, Treasurer

Bruce Cramer, the President and Founder of Cramer Capital Management, is serving as the Treasurer of Tri-County this year. He enjoys using his financial expertise to help causes like Tri-County thrive and be able to help more people in a sustainable way. Bruce and his family moved to the Northland in 1997, because he appreciated [...]

December 9th, 2022|

Employee Spotlight: Christine Barr, Clinical Manager of Substance Use and Mental Health Services

How long have you worked at Tri-County?  Since 2019 Who do you look up to and why?  I basically look up to anyone who inspires me and from whom I can gain wisdom…or snacks. What's your pet peeve?  Most everything my husband or kids do…..kiddddding! Probably continuous housework. I’m so over cleaning at this point [...]

December 9th, 2022|

Honor & Recognition at the First Annual Tri-CIT Awards

On December 1, we celebrated the inaugural TRI-CIT Awards. This event honors the Northland Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), a community partnership of law enforcement, mental health providers, individuals who live with mental illness and/or substance use disorders, their families, treatment courts and other community stakeholders. Thank you to our own Peggy Gorenflo, Mental Health chair [...]

December 9th, 2022|

The Show Me Hope Song

During this pandemic it can be challenging to maintain our resilience and you may be looking for sources of hope wherever it can be found. There is something about music that can hold us up, even when things are difficult. The music therapists at Soundscaping Source wrote this song, Show Me Hope, as a wish [...]

November 22nd, 2021|

Tips for Expectant Moms

Navigating a pregnancy can come with many challenges, especially during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Social worker, Christine Barr, shares several tips for dealing with the pandemic during the prenatal period.  Advocate for yourself and for your baby Ask questions and don’t be afraid to ask for education and suggestions Tell your provider if you need increased [...]

November 8th, 2021|
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