Tri-County Announces Request for Competitive Sealed Bid
Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare is requesting SEALED COMPETITIVE BIDS for construction of a 90,546 sf office building at 233 Sgt. Ed Holcomb Blvd, Conroe, Liberty, Texas. Electronic bid packages will be available October 1, 2015. Email email@example.com for download instructions.
SEALED COMPETITIVE BIDS are to be delivered no later than 1:00 pm, October 16, 2015 to:
Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare
c/o Mike Duncum
1506 FM 2854
Conroe, TX 77304
All bids will be opened October 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm in a public hearing at the above location. Bid award will be announced October 23, 2015. For more information, please contact Mike Duncum at 936-890-3434 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pursuant to Government Code Chapter 2269, subchapter D, Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare may enter into a contract with the offer or meeting all the qualifications and specifications that submits the bid that offers the best value to Tri-County considering the selection criteria and weighted value set forth in the request for bids and the ranking evaluation of the bids received. Tri-County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, award parts of bids and to waive informalities in submission of bids. CC 09/24, 10/01, 10/08/15
DSHS Requests Comments on YES Waiver Amendment # 7
The Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver has requested an amendment to our existing 1915(c) Waiver. The amendment can be found under the side tab labeled "Proposed Waiver Amendments" at the website link below:
The amendment is titled YES Amendment 7 DRAFT Final.
The YES program provides home- and community-based services to children ages 3–18 that are at risk of institutionalization and/or out-of-home placement due to their serious emotional disturbance.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Offered to the Community
Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare is initiating the Mental Health First Aid program in the Montgomery County area. The center will train 100 teachers, educators, and school employees, local church officials, day care centers, and anyone else who consistently works with children; to improve mental health literacy – helping folks to identify, understand, and respond to signs the of mental illness.
Mental Health First Aid is a 8-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual, the certification program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments. Thorough evaluations in randomized controlled trials and a quantitative study have proved the CPR-like program effective in improving trainees’ knowledge of mental disorders, reducing stigma and increasing the amount of help provided to others.
For more information or to participate in Mental Health First Aid training in Montgomery County, call Catherine Prestigiovanni at 936-521-6418 or email her at CatherineP@tcbhc.org.