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Annual 5K Run/Walk To Help Mental Health Program

The fifth annual Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk will help support programs at Tri-County Mental Health Services. The event will be Saturday, April 30 at Happy Rock Park, 7600 NE Antioch Rd., Gladstone. Besides the new spring date, the event this year will help support mental health programs in Clay, …

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New Data Shows Improvement in Clay County’s Health

LIBERTY, Mo. – March 21, 2016 – Clay County ranks as the fourth healthiest county in Missouri, according to the annual County Health Rankings & Roadmap released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. This new data marks a significant improvement in Clay …

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Missourians reminded to verify licensure of health care professionals during Patient Safety Awareness Week

Missouri DIFP licenses doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists and other healthcare professions Jefferson City, Mo – The Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration reminds Missourians during Patient Safety Awareness Week that licensing and disciplinary action information for most healthcare professions is available on its website at pr.mo.gov.  Missourians are …

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Northland Family Support Group To Focus on Police Training

Tri-County Mental Health

Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for law enforcement will be the next Family Support Group meeting topic at Tri-County Mental Health Services from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6. Peggy Gorenflo, MSW Law Enforcement Contact and Community Mental Health Liaison, will provide an overview of the Northland’s CIT program, …

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Food and Mood: A Direct Connection

Everyone has heard the expression, “You are what you eat.” Becky Franklin adds another emphasis: You act and feel like you eat. Older Adult Educator for Tri-County Mental Health Services, Franklin travels throughout Clay, Platte and Ray counties to share advice for older adults and their caregivers. On a recent …

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Aging Coalition Begins New Schedule

Tri-County Mental Health

The Aging and Mental Health Coalition of Kansas City North will meet Thursday, March 17 at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Dr. Eduardo Abreu of the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies. Designed for older adults, caregivers and professionals, the meeting has recently moved to a lunch hour schedule …

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Area health officials issue health and travel advisory regarding the Zika virus

Metro area health departments are urging travelers to take precautions to prevent Zika virus infection if they are going to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing. Health officials suggest travelers follow the CDC’s updated travel guidelines, which include a recommendation that pregnant women not travel to areas with active …

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May 2016 North Kansas City Hospital Calendar of Events

SIMPLE DIET CHANGES EQUAL BIG SUCCESS LUNCH AND LEARN Friday, May 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. North Kansas City YMCA, 1999 Iron Street in North Kansas City, MO, 64116 Your daily food choices impact your health today and down the road. Simple diet changes can boost your energy level and have …

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