Tri-County Services

Child Mental Health FAQs

What is a level of care?

An initial assesment is completed to determine need and whether your child or youth is approved to receive services. Based on the assessment, a person is placed in a level of care. The level of care includes a variety of services to meet your child or youth's needs.


What services does Tri-County offer?

Tri-County Services offers psychiatric evaluations, medication services, case management, rehabilitation skills training, parent skills training, therapy services, wrap-around services, parent support groups, family partner services, crisis services, substance abuse prevention and substance abuse treatment. For more information please call us at 936.521.6301.


What is the crisis line phone number?

800.659.6994


What are the qualifications to be eligible for Tri-County Services?

Appropriate mental health diagnosis, appropriate level of care determined by standardized assessment, and living within Montgomery, Liberty, or Walker counties.


What information should I bring for the initial interview?

Please click here for the intake checklists for visits.  


How can I help my child cope with ADHD?

At the doctor's appointments, information is covered and provided to the family on diagnosis and possible prescribed medications. For medication that a child is prescribed, they receive a medication fact sheet which includes a list of potential side effects.

You can also visit the Network of Care for information on a variety of diagnoses and other mental health information. http://www.montgomery.tx.networkofcare.org/mh/library/


My child is diagnosed with a mental illness, any advice on how to communicate with him/her?

At the doctor's appointments, information is covered and provided to the family on diagnosis and prescribed medications.