COVID-19

Tri-County service updates related to COVID-19:

Tri-County Mental Health Services maintains its support of our communities’ behavioral health needs. As of Aug. 24, 2020, the majority of our services continue to be delivered virtually (via phone or telehealth) due to the COVID-19 health crisis.

We continue to examine the progress of the crisis and will make changes accordingly as appropriate. However, currently, nearly all of our services continue to be delivered remotely. Our phone lines are open and we invite you to call us if you have questions or have an urgent need. We are here for you at 816-468-0400. The health and safety of clients and staff is our highest priority.

  • Individuals seeking mental health services at Tri-County Mental Health for the first time or to schedule a follow-up appointment – either for themselves or their child – should contact us at 816-468-0400 to begin the appointment and scheduling process.
  • If you have general questions about our services, please call at 816-468-0400 to learn more about what we offer for Platte, Clay and Ray counties. You can also visit a list of our services here. We understand this health emergency may increase anxiety and stress, so do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Our on-site pharmacy will continue to fill prescriptions. Please call 816-527-8130 with questions or concerns.

We want to say thank you to our clients, partners and community for your patience and understanding during this health crisis. Please check back for updates as we continue to provide services and continue planning for a safe reopening to in person services.

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Show Me Hope Crisis Counseling Program:

Tri-County is proud to have been selected to be a part of the Missouri Show Me Hope Crisis Counseling Program in response to the Covid-19 global pandemic.

Show Me Hope is Missouri’s crisis counseling program (CCP) with locations and resources throughout the state. Tri-County staff is here to serve Clay, Platte and Ray counties in the Northland of Metro Kansas City.

Funded by FEMA and Missouri’s Department of Mental Health, our crisis counselors can help anyone dealing with the anxiety and uncertainty caused by COVID-19. The Show Me Hope program helps individuals and communities through community outreach and access to resources including mental health services.

Since the 1970s, Missouri has offered crisis counseling programs to provide support after natural disasters including tornados and floods. Show Me Hope activates when needs exceed what the local community or state can provide.

Goals:

Show Me Hope can help people recover and rebuild their lives after COVID-19. It supports short-term interventions that focus on the following counseling goals:

• Helping residents understand their current situation and reactions.
• Reduce stress and provide access to emotional support.
• Assist residents review recovery options.
• Promote the use or development of coping strategies.
• Connecting residents with other people and agencies who can help them in their recovery process.

Services:

Show Me Hope offers services to local residents dealing with COVID-19 challenges. Free services to local residents include:
• Individual and group crisis counseling (conducted online, phone, email).
• Basic supportive or educational outreach.
• Community networking and support – individual, groups or organizations.
• Assessments, referrals, and resources.
• Development and distribution of educational materials – via social media, web, email or hard copy materials.
• Media and public service announcements.

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