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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|

The Great Outdoors

How does getting outside boost our connections, promote positive moods, and decrease stress? Brings a sense of balance - getting outside for enjoyment can make a day inside feel more balanced and can be a welcome change of pace if you’re inside often. Inspire connection with nature and the community - by getting outside you [...]

November 3rd, 2021|

Tri-County CEO Discusses Mental Health and Drugs

Tom Petrizzo, CEO of Tri-County Mental Health Services, was quoted in a recent article in Flatland, Kansas City PBS’ digital magazine. The article examines how drug addiction and untreated mental health issues contribute to high crime rates in rural Missouri. It focuses attention on Ray County, one of the counties served by Tri-County, which had [...]

October 13th, 2021|

The Disaster Distress Recovery Roller Coaster

COVD-19 has changed everyday life for the entire world drastically. Categorized as a natural disaster, COVID-19 can’t be solved like your average tornado or flood. Unlike traditional natural disaster, our community can’t begin recovery immediately after the event. Instead, the disaster’s impact unravels over time. So what does that mean for us? What can we [...]

October 11th, 2021|
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