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Impressive Northland Presence at Missouri Prevention Conference

On November 13th and 14th, 11 Beacon Mental Health employees and 33 coalition volunteers attended the 2023 Missouri Substance Use Prevention Conference in Columbia, MO. This two-day event was packed full of networking, education, peer sharing, and updates from the field. Attendees had the chance to attend seven of the 21 offered workshops, with Beacon [...]

December 14th, 2023|

Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year 2023

Last week, we presented Sgt. James (Jim) Morgan of Smithville Police Department with our Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer of the Year award! Jim has been trained as a CIT officer and, in recent years, has become the CIT coordinator at Smithville PD. Jim always makes himself available to the Community Behavioral Health Liaison team [...]

December 14th, 2023|

Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Watts, LCSW, Clinical Therapy Manager

Get to know Jennifer Watts, LCSW, our Clinical Therapy Manager. How long have you worked at Beacon Mental Health? I started as an intern in the Day Program almost 29 years ago. I worked for Beacon for almost six years before leaving. Five years ago, I returned to Beacon as I felt a need to [...]

December 14th, 2023|

Tee Off 2023: Another Successful Year Raising Funds for Mental Health in the Northland

From the pre-party held on the brand new pickleball courts at T-Shotz, where guests were buzzing with excitement in anticipation of our new brand reveal, to the many swings, bids, and laughs throughout the evening, we are excited to share that the fourth annual Tee Off Fore Tri-County fundraising event was yet another success! Thanks [...]

October 31st, 2023|

Mark Your Calendars for GivingTuesday Next Month!

What are you doing on Tuesday, November 28? That day is GivingTuesday—a global day of giving where people all over the world come together to support their favorite nonprofits. Our goal is to raise $10,000 for our Holiday Fund-A-Need, but we’ll only reach that goal through the kindness and generosity of people like you. Will [...]

October 31st, 2023|

Prevention Podcast

Our very own Sierra Thomas, Community Prevention Specialist, was recently featured on the Prevention Perk podcast to share her unique path to prevention and why she is so passionate about the work she does at Beacon Mental Health. Prevention Perk is hosted by Steve Miller with the Mid-America Prevention Technology Transfer Center (Mid-America PTTC), an [...]

October 31st, 2023|

Letter from the CEO: New Name, New Logo, Same Dedicated Staff Driven By Passion for Better Mental Health

This month, our Board of Directors and Executive Team unveiled a new name and logo for Tri-County Mental Health Services, shining a light on a new era for our organization. As of October 9, 2023, we are now officially Beacon Mental Health! If you joined us at Tee Off Fore Tri-County on October 10, you [...]

October 31st, 2023|
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