Another Successful Year at the Mental Health KC Conference

Last month, we welcomed over 600 mental health professionals and community advocates at the annual Mental Health KC Conference, held in concert with the Metropolitan Council of Community Behavioral Health Centers (“Metro Council”) and Oracle Cerner staff at their Innovations Campus. Thank you to all of the sponsors, speakers and event support staff who made this [...]

May 26th, 2023|

Mental Health Kansas City Conference 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we hope you'll join Tri-County, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Community Council of Behavioral Health Centers, at the Mental Health Kansas City Conference May 11-12 at the Oracle Cerner Innovations Campus. The conference focuses on bringing mental health awareness and education to anyone in the Kansas City area [...]

April 17th, 2023|

Employee Mental Health – What is an Employer’s Role?

For generations, employers approached mental health issues with a “Mind your own business” approach. That has changed over time for a variety of reasons, and the pace of evolution is accelerating. Smart employers are paying attention, and those who adapt to new conditions are likely to reap the benefits of a happier, healthier and more [...]

February 7th, 2022|

Tri-County Mental Health Hires Three New Community Behavioral Health Liaisons

Local law enforcement can rely on Tri-County’s increased team of mental health partners KANSAS CITY, MO. – Tri-County Mental Health added three new Community Behavioral Health Liaisons (CBHLs) strengthening this important community mental health initiative and quadrupling the number of staff in this area. “Now that we’ve gone from one staff person to four, we [...]

December 2nd, 2021|

The Show Me Hope Song

During this pandemic it can be challenging to maintain our resilience and you may be looking for sources of hope wherever it can be found. There is something about music that can hold us up, even when things are difficult. The music therapists at Soundscaping Source wrote this song, Show Me Hope, as a wish [...]

November 22nd, 2021|

Tips for Expectant Moms

Navigating a pregnancy can come with many challenges, especially during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Social worker, Christine Barr, shares several tips for dealing with the pandemic during the prenatal period.  Advocate for yourself and for your baby Ask questions and don’t be afraid to ask for education and suggestions Tell your provider if you need increased [...]

November 8th, 2021|

Tri-County CEO Discusses Mental Health and Drugs

Tom Petrizzo, CEO of Tri-County Mental Health Services, was quoted in a recent article in Flatland, Kansas City PBS’ digital magazine. The article examines how drug addiction and untreated mental health issues contribute to high crime rates in rural Missouri. It focuses attention on Ray County, one of the counties served by Tri-County, which had [...]

October 13th, 2021|
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