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Aging Coalition To Discuss Substance Abuse

The next meeting of the Aging and Mental Health Coalition of Kansas City North will in the second floor conference Room 205 of the Northland Human Services Building, 3100 NE 83rd Street, Kansas City, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, March 28. The meeting will feature a discussion on “Substance Abuse …

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NAMI Family Group To Meet March 15 at Tri-County

Tri-County Mental Health

The Northland family support group organized by the National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet at Tri-County Mental Health Services Wednesday, March 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The monthly meetings are designed for family members and significant others of persons with severe and persistent mental illness. The sessions are …

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Group For Older Adult Caregivers To Meet

The next Older Adult Caregiver Support Group meeting for individuals and organizations that serve older adults will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Woodneath Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 8900 N Flintlock Rd, Kansas City, Mo., 64157. Sponsored by Tri-County Mental Health Services, the meetings …

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March of Dimes Award Grant to Clay County Public Health Center

LIBERTY, Mo. – Feb. 14, 2017 – The March of Dimes has awarded the Clay County Public Health Center a grant of $7,400 to be used to implement and support a tobacco cessation program for prenatal women and families receiving services at the Health Center. The program, Smoking Cessation and …

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March 2017 Calendar of Events at North Kansas City Hospital

HEALTHY GRANDPARENTS, HEALTHY GRANDKIDS LUNCH & LEARN Friday, March 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. North Kansas City YMCA; 1999 Iron Street in North Kansas City, MO, 64116 Grandparents are known for their tendency to indulge their grandkids with sweet treats. After all, it’s tradition. But, with childhood obesity on the rise, …

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She Helps Bring Peace to Unquiet Minds

Shirleetra Roundtree may have found her dream job, but it’s not without challenge. As the school mental health liaison for Tri-County Mental Health Services, Roundtree spends most of her time at the Golden Oaks Education Center operated by the North Kansas City School District. She does all her work in …

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Caregivers Share Tips for Helping Elderly, Themselves

Everything from suicide and substance abuse to dealing with memory loss were on the agenda during a recent Caregiver Support Group meeting. Sponsored by Tri-County Mental Health Services and held at the Woodneath Library Center, the gatherings are informal exchanges that focus on questions by participants who are caring for …

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February Events at North Kansas City Hospital

INTEGRATED HEADACHE AND MIGRAINE TREATMENT LUNCH AND LEARN Friday, Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. North Kansas City YMCA, 1999 Iron Street in North Kansas City, MO, 64116 Almost everyone has had a headache. But, many people suffer from debilitating migraine headaches that result in missed work, reduced productivity and loss …

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Homes for the Homeless Bring More Than Just a Roof

Imagine that someone who is battling cancer or heart disease is also homeless. Imagine that the disease is a major reason they are homeless—medical bills drove them to bankruptcy and even limited their ability to earn a living. Now imagine instead that the disease is mental illness. Robyn Hudson doesn’t …

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