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|

Foundation Board Spotlight – Rickey Pierce

Tri-County Mental Health Services depends on local volunteers to help us fulfill our mission. Rickey Pierce is a prime example of a local businessperson who takes the time to get involved and make the Northland a better place. Rickey serves as the Vice President of the Tri-County Foundation Board. The Tri-County Foundation Board is a [...]

June 2nd, 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|

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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