Tri-County Mental Health Hires Three New Community Behavioral Health Liaisons

Local law enforcement can rely on Tri-County’s increased team of mental health partners KANSAS CITY, MO. – Tri-County Mental Health added three new Community Behavioral Health Liaisons (CBHLs) strengthening this important community mental health initiative and quadrupling the number of staff in this area. “Now that we’ve gone from one staff person to four, we [...]

December 2nd, 2021|

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|

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|

How the RAIN technique can help you

The pandemic has brought many uncertainties and difficult emotions into the lives of many. Do you have a way of coping with difficult feelings in the moment? The RAIN technique was developed by senior Buddhist teacher Michelle McDonald. Use this tool when you’re feeling overwhelmed by challenging circumstances and feelings. R- Stands for “Recognize.” Recognize [...]

August 20th, 2021|
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