Tri-County Selected as Blue KC’s Shut Out the Stigma Recipient for July

We are thrilled to announce that Tri-County Mental Health Services was chosen to be July's Shut Out the Stigma recipient from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City & Royals Charities! This program highlights the importance of being vocal about mental health, discourages putting too much pressure on young athletes, and works to end [...]

August 22nd, 2023|

Tri-County Named United Way Impact 100 Organization Second Year in a Row

We are proud to announce that Tri-County was recently recognized as one of the 100 most impactful nonprofits in the Kansas City region. This annual list is comprised of the most vital health and human service organizations that United Way of Greater Kansas City will invest and partner with to bring real-time solutions to our community. [...]

August 22nd, 2023|

988 Celebrates One Year of Saving Lives

It's been one year since the 988 Lifeline launched as a mental health resource available via phone, chat and text. Beyond providing 24/7 support, the 988 Lifeline drives meaningful action to strengthen our crisis care system. Since July 2022, the 988 Lifeline has answered nearly 5 million contacts. Thanks to increased staffing, the average speed [...]

August 22nd, 2023|

Letter from the CEO: Back to School Support to Meet Today’s Students’ Needs

We are always busy here at Tri-County, but Back-to-School season brings a special sense of urgency and purpose to our School-Based team and our Prevention Team. Both of those teams work in the schools and they are already reaching out, making plans and meeting parents and students. It is an exciting and hopeful time of [...]

August 22nd, 2023|

Hope Squad: Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention

Hope Squad is a peer-to-peer suicide prevention program serving 3rd-12th grade throughout the entire North Kansas City school district (32 schools!) and three elementary schools in the Smithville school district. Hope Squad members are nominated by their classmates as trustworthy peers and trained by advisors. The program reduces youth suicide through education, training, and peer [...]

June 14th, 2023|
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