Keep Them Safe, Clean Them Out, Take Them Back – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 27

The Northland Coalition, with the support of Tri-County Mental Health Services, has partnered with the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration), law enforcement agencies and other communities across the country to encourage the responsible disposal of prescriptions. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 27 is specially designated to focus on reminding anyone who uses prescription [...]

October 17th, 2018|

Tri-County Mental Health partners with Kansas City Moms Blog on suicide message

Last month during Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month, Tri-County Mental Health partnered with a popular local website called Kansas City Moms Blog to help share critical information to parents about what they can say and do to help their children struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide. The post received tremendous response from the online [...]

October 11th, 2018|

 Tri-County Increases Suicide Prevention with Zero Suicide Approach

After hearing about the success of the Zero Suicide approach – a comprehensive program developed by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention – Tri-County Mental Health Services adopted the program last year. The goal was to: save more lives using a consistent, proven method After only about 18 [...]

July 30th, 2018|

Former Washington Post Reporter to Speak at Tri-County Banquet

NEWS RELEASE - Former Washington Post reporter and author, Pete Earley, to speak at Tri-County Mental Health Services Annual Banquet and Fundraiser KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 28th Annual Tri-County Mental Health Services Banquet and Fundraiser will feature keynote speaker and former Washington Post reporter and author, Pete Earley, who will address the state of mental health in [...]

July 26th, 2018|

Tri-County receives top accreditation

Tri-County Mental Health Services has earned a three year accreditation and top marks from an internationally-recognized independent accreditor of standards for mental health organizations. The accreditor, CARF (The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) is widely used as a tool for the public to gauge a provider’s commitment to quality and focus on the satisfaction [...]

June 22nd, 2018|

Tri-County was instrumental in developing Mental Health KC conference

Mental Health Kansas City Metrowide Conference Our place of work is where we spend a third of our lives and many times we are defined by our jobs.  For example, we’re often asked: “What do you do?” And, the people we work with become more than just co-workers. Yet, mental health issues are traditionally considered [...]

May 11th, 2018|

Tri-County selected as part of national excellence in Mental Health initiative

Rebecca Farley, the Vice President of Advocacy and Policy from the National Council for Behavioral Health, met with Tri-County’s leadership and toured the facilities this month (April 2018). Tri-County was eager to demonstrate the implementation of recent changes made at the federal level for leading providers of mental health services. Tri-County has been a part [...]

April 25th, 2018|

Aging Mastery Program Coming to Kearney

Helping older adults build their own playbook for aging well Tri-County Mental Health is pleased to announce an opportunity for older adults to attend the Aging Mastery Program. AMP was developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and has been successful at helping older adults build their own playbook for aging well. [...]

February 3rd, 2018|

If You’re an Amazon Shopper, Please Help Tri-County (Free!)

Here in the Northland, we are lucky to have lots of local options for shopping, and Tri-County certainly shops locally. Every now and then, though, Amazon comes through with a hard-to-find item or a tremendous bargain. When that happens to YOU, did you know that you have a FREE way of making certain that you [...]

November 17th, 2017|

It’s Turkey Day at Tri-County! (Too bad you can’t catch a whiff!)

It's Turkey Day at Tri-County - and, oh, man, does it smell good! Our North Star program offers educational and recreational group activities for adults living with mental illness. We also have healthy meals and FUN! Our day program services are offered at three location in the Northland, and transportation may be available for participants. [...]

November 15th, 2017|