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|

Former NFL Player Tony Mandarich to speak at Tri-County benefit

Mandarich will describe his journey through alcohol and drug addiction to recovery. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tri-County Mental Health Services Banquet and Benefit will feature keynote speaker, Tony Mandarich, former NFL player, author and business owner. Mandarich will recount his rise to the NFL, his struggles with alcohol, steroids and drug addiction and offer insights on his [...]

July 26th, 2019|

Tri-County is proud to be a part of citywide conference on Mental Health

This Year's Mental Health Kansas City Conference Focuses on Suicide Prevention and Awareness The suicide rate in the United States has risen sharply in recent years and in some demographic categories to the highest levels. That’s why suicide prevention and awareness is this year’s theme at the Mental Health Kansas City Conference on Friday, May [...]

April 24th, 2019|

Physical health, mental health… but what about your digital health?

Last year, CBS’s 60 Minutes spotlighted a growing problem among all of us. How much time we spend staring at screens – phones, computers, TVs, tablets, etc. Here at Tri-County Mental Health, our staff and consumers face the same challenges. But the question is: Can this be categorized as a true addiction or simply an [...]

February 8th, 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|

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|