Tri-County Mental Health takes an active role in vaping education and prevention

It’s hard to avoid the numerous headlines about the dangers of vaping and even the deaths associated with this addiction. As of October 29, 37 deaths have been confirmed in 24 states, which includes Missouri. And it keeps increasing. According to 2018 numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 3.6 million young [...]

November 12th, 2019|

Keep Them Safe, Clean Them Out, Take Them Back – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 26

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 26 is specially designated to focus on reminding anyone who uses prescription drugs to keep them carefully stored and to safely dispose of any that are no longer needed. Currently there are 12 permanent drop box sites located in law enforcement agencies operating throughout the year in [...]

October 15th, 2019|

Health Forward Foundation awards grant

Tri-County Mental Health Services receives $125,000 grant from Health Forward Foundation Tri-County Mental Health Services was awarded a $125,000 grant for “Zero Suicide” initiatives. Tri-County will now be able to increase engagement of those at risk of suicide by supporting a qualified behavioral health professional and crisis manager. This grant was awarded by the Health [...]

September 19th, 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 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|

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|