We can't wait to see you in person!

But in the meantime, we’ll be here for you online.

Virtual Parent Cafe

Parent Cafés provide FREE support, education and resources for parents, grandparents, foster parents and anyone else raising children by having structured conversations in small groups that promote peer-to-peer learning and reflection. This format encourages shared learning and builds community support during stressful times. Parent Cafés introduce, educate and build on the 5 Protective Factors that keep families strong. The Cafés are in a series of three. They are three consecutive Wednesdays at 1:30 pm (5/13, 5/20, 5/27). There will be drawings for prizes such as e-gift cards, t-shirts & other items.m

Prevention Work Continues!

Over the past few weeks, our coalition leadership has been partnering with others in the region to develop and promote 9 Ways to Root Your Family in Resilience During the Pandemic. These new messages encourage adults to practice and model self-care and teach kids that we shouldn’t use alcohol and other drugs to cope. The Roots of Resilience Facebook page has been hosting a few giveaways to encourage participation which has been a hit!! In the coming weeks, we will also be hosting local giveaways on our page, so be sure to follow along with us here! Please help us spread this information by liking, sharing and commenting on this content. You just might win a fun local prize!
To learn more about building resilience, please visit the Roots of Resilience website.

Prepped and Ready

“Prepped and Ready” is a seminar being provided for healthcare professionals, school district employees, community group and religious leaders and is intended for individuals 18 years and up. This virtual seminar will take place via Zoom on Monday, May 18th at 10:00am. If you would like to participate in Prepped and Ready, please RSVP to Emily Barnes by May 18th at 9am. She will send you the link to participate.

Cancellations due to COVID-19

  • March 20th meeting with TCMHS treatment
  • March 23rd Board Meeting
  • March 26th Youth Mental Health First Aid training
  • March 31st Mega Lung at Orrick
  • April 1st RCC general meeting
  • April 1st responsible retailer training
  • April 2nd Mega Lung at Richmond
  • April 3rd Mega Lung at Hardin-Central
  • May 6th – Ray County Meeting

Ray County Coaliton

Coalition meetings take place on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 12:00-1:30pm at the Ray County Library (excluding January and July).  Please add these dates to your calendar and consider inviting others that, like you, have a vested interest in helping to create safe, healthy and drug-free communities across Ray County. 

Contact Kara with any questions! 

2020 Ray County Meeting Schedule

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m
Ray County Library
215 E. Lexington Street
Richmond, MO 64085

  • May 6 – Cancelled
  • June – TBD (Annual Meeting)
  • No Meeting in July
  • August 5
  • October 7
  • November 4
  • December 2

Help us reach more community members with suicide prevention information and messages by liking the local Encourage Hope and Help Facebook page! Go directly to the page by clicking here.

January’s blog discusses Mental Health Transparency. Today’s kids are more stressed than ever.  and what you can do to as a parent to help with the stress our kids are under.

Read the blog post here!

With Tri-County Mental Health Services, Youth With Vision’s primary Focus is to work with our schools and communities to decrease alcohol and other drug use by teens so that all youth in Clay, Platte, and Ray county have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Contact Sherri Miller!