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Tri-County Helps Lead National Pilot Program

Tri-County Mental Health Services was featured among the partners of Netsmart Technologies in a recent article detailing a successful pilot program to better monitor health care. Netsmart is working closely with organizations in eight states selected for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). CCBHC is based on the Excellence …

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New Clinic To Serve Tri-County Mental Health Patients

The new Swope Health Maple Woods will provide medical services to more than 2,000 Tri-County Mental Health Services adult patients who also require primary medical care. The clinic will officially open with a ribbon cutting hosted by the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 13 at 4 p.m. …

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Tri-County Mental Health Honored at National Event

Tri-County Mental Health Services was recently recognized at CONNECTIONS16, the annual conference held by Netsmart, the nation’s largest provider of electronic behavioral health record systems. Tri-County was recognized for its groundbreaking work with Netsmart’s analytics tool, the Key Performance Indicators Dashboard, which helps the Northland organization determine growing needs and …

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Meeting Examines Need for Northland Crisis Organization

More than 32 agencies and 60 representatives from law enforcement, mental health care and other Northland organizations gathered Sept. 30 to discuss formation of a Crisis Intervention Training Council (CIT) for Clay, Platte and Ray counties. CIT is increasingly used by law enforcement to better treat those in a mental …

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26th Annual Banquet Honors Mental Health Supporters, Leaders

Dramatic experiences of recovery and honors for those who help were featured in the 26th annual Tri-County Mental Health Services Banquet Monday, Aug. 22. Held at the Courtyard Marriott of Kansas City at Briarcliff, the event featured Keynote Speaker Tracey Helton Mitchell, author of the book, The Big Fix: Hope …

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Mental Health Month Kicks Off with Connection

Over 500 professionals, clients and others interested in mental health attended a “Make the Connection” event on Friday, May 6, to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in Greater Kansas City. Held at Cerner’s Vision Center in North Kansas City, the event’s master of ceremonies was Tri-County Mental Health Center …

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Local Tragedies Reflect National Trend

Tom Petrizzo

The Northland follows an unfortunate and tragic national trend with a spike in deaths for middle-aged, white Americans between 1999 and 2013. Unlike traditional death rates driven by issues like heart disease, this trend is connected with an epidemic of suicides and afflictions stemming from substance abuse, according to a …

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Rebuilding Leads to Recognition for Tri-County Mental Health Services Employee

Nathan Sloss enjoys rejuvenating old furniture in his spare time, so it’s not surprising that when Tri-County Mental Health Services began remodeling its main offices near Maple Woods, he felt right at home. “It was a big project,” he said of the recently re-opened front lobby and offices. “There were …

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Sagas and Successes Recognized at Tri-County Health Services Event

Tri-County Mental Health Services honored those who have helped advance care for those with a mental illness across Missouri and even nationally on Monday, September 31, 2015. Held at the Courtyard Marriott of Kansas City at Briarcliff, the Annual Banquet and 25th anniversary celebration featured author Kevin Hines, who shared his …

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