Behavioral Health Services for the Kansas City Northland community. Prevention, assessment and treatment services for individuals and families throughout Clay, Platte and Ray counties
Tri-County Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation
A highly respected accreditation by the nation's leading agency for accreditation gave Tri-County a big thumbs up, including two area's awarded exemplary status. Read More.
Annual Meeting To Celebrate Aug. 27
The seventh annual Phoenix Gala and 22nd annual meeting will feature celebration of those who have risen from mental illness as well as their supporters. Read More.
Untreated Mental Illness Costs Millions in Tri-County Area
Professionals in the field have always known the cost of mental illness left untreated is tremendous. But now the amount has come into focus, thanks to a recent study. Read More.
Prevention Program Continues Successes in New Areas
Recent efforts by Tri-County's Prevention Program were unique for their emphasis on several new ways to work with young people, families and professionals. Read More.
A Statewide "Brighter Future" Effort Is Achieving Success
An effort to raise funds for education and prevention may be on the November ballot, thanks to a petition effort this spring. Read More.
Like Getting Dirty? Help Prevention Efforts and Join the June 23 Mud Mania
The always-popular Mud Mania to support prevention efforts like Youth with Vision will be June 23. Read More.
State Budget Generally Okay for Mental Health Services
The recently approved Missouri budget was generally good news for mental health care supporters. The 2012 legislative session faced many cuts, but overall mental health was not hit too hard.
A special thanks goes to our very own Representative Ryan Silvey. In his capacity as Chair of the House Budget Committee Ryan helped guide the budget in a manner helpful to those who receive funding for community-based behavioral health and developmental disabilities/disorders.
Meetings at TCMHS
Family Support Group: 6 to 7:30 p.m., the first Wednesday of each month in the meeting room of Tri-County's offices. Monthly speakers on relevant topics.
NAMI Family Support Group: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month in the lobby conference room, Tri-County Mental Health Services.
Tri-County Board of Directors: 4:30 p.m., the fourth Monday of each month, Room 140, Tri-County offices.
Aging and Mental Health Coalition of Kansas City North: 2:30-3:30 p.m., fourth Thursday of each month, second floor conference room, Tri-County. Especially focused to offer speakers and information for service providers and those interested in the older adult community of the Northland.
Tri-County Older Adult Services provides free screening, presentations and other services. For more information, contact Emily Roper-Parsons at (816) 468-0400 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Northland Coalition and its affiliate community chapters sponsored by Tri-County Mental Health meet monthly throughout the area. The parent group Northland Coalition meets at 11:30 am on the third Wednesday of each month in the second floor conference room of Tri-County. Individual community groups meet in locations throughout Clay, Platte and Ray counties. To become involved in your local prevention efforts, please contact Laura Bruce at (816) 877-0498. Meetings generally not held in July and December.
More Tri-County meeting and support group news is always available at www.tri-countymhs.org/news/events.html as well as our news page http://www.tri-countymhs.org/news/articles.html.
If you would like to view any of our past newsletters or Annual Report, go here.
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