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Former NFL Player Tony Mandarich to speak at Tri-County benefit

Mandarich will describe his journey through alcohol and drug addiction to recovery. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tri-County Mental Health Services Banquet and Benefit will feature keynote speaker, Tony Mandarich, former NFL player, author and business owner. Mandarich will recount his rise to the NFL, his struggles with alcohol, steroids and drug addiction and offer insights on his [...]

July 26th, 2019|

AMP Class Participants Learn Balance and Patience

Caring for an aging adult can often be challenging even to experienced caregivers. Tri-County Mental Health offers 12-week courses for caregivers of adults. The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) provides lessons not only on giving care to others but also lessons on self-care and healthy aging. Debi Walters, class participant During one of the [...]

July 24th, 2019|

Tri-County Mental Health will Host Aging Mastery Program for Caregivers

Tri-County Mental Health Services is offering the Aging Mastery Program (AMP) for those who are in a caregiver role to an older adult. This free course will start July 8 and meet for 12 consecutive weeks from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will include lunch. Classes will take place at Northland Shepherd's Center, 5601 [...]

June 26th, 2019|

Tri-County is proud to be a part of citywide conference on Mental Health

This Year's Mental Health Kansas City Conference Focuses on Suicide Prevention and Awareness The suicide rate in the United States has risen sharply in recent years and in some demographic categories to the highest levels. That’s why suicide prevention and awareness is this year’s theme at the Mental Health Kansas City Conference on Friday, May [...]

April 24th, 2019|

Tri-County Mental Health Helps Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness with Annual 5K

Tri-County Heart and Sole 5K will be May 11 at Macken Park News Release - Tri-County Mental Health Services invites the community to join efforts to raise awareness and reduce stigma for children and families challenged with mental illness at its annual 5K run/walk. This year's Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk will at 8 a.m. [...]

March 14th, 2019|

Physical health, mental health… but what about your digital health?

Last year, CBS’s 60 Minutes spotlighted a growing problem among all of us. How much time we spend staring at screens – phones, computers, TVs, tablets, etc. Here at Tri-County Mental Health, our staff and consumers face the same challenges. But the question is: Can this be categorized as a true addiction or simply an [...]

February 8th, 2019|

Tri-County Mental Health Receives $52,000 Grant from the Health Forward Foundation

News Release - Tri-County Mental Health Services was awarded a $52,000 grant for the Health Care Home program from the Health Forward Foundation, formerly the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. The foundation received 46 grant applications and Tri-County Mental Health was the fourth largest of the 13 selected in November of 2018. Tri-County’s program [...]

February 5th, 2019|

Tri-County Mental Health Services and the Northland Coalition will Host Annual Northland Prevention Conference

News Release — Tri-County Mental Health Services and the Northland Coalition will host the annual Northland Prevention Conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 1 at Platte Woods United Methodist Church. Registration is $25 and includes breakfast and lunch. Two keynote speakers will present at the Northland Prevention Conference. Pete Hall, international speaker, [...]

February 5th, 2019|

Why is a Crisis Intervention Team needed in our communities?

Many individuals with mental illness should be getting treatment, not jail. CIT stands for “Crisis Intervention Team” and refers to a collaborative effort between law enforcement and the mental health community. In part, it helps educate law enforcement about treatment for individuals with mental illness and provides them the skills to do their job more [...]

November 1st, 2018|