RUMFORD — Tri-County Mental Health Services is honored to be identified as Nonprofit of the Year by the River Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Tri-County was chosen from a number of agencies identified for their commitment to the health and wellness of the people of Maine. The work being done at the TCMHS Rumford office as well as around the entire agency is ground-breaking.

TCMHS Executive Director Catherine Ryder accepted the award on behalf of Tri-County at the River Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting on April 24.

River Valley Chamber of Commerce represents 10 towns: Andover, Byron, Canton, Carthage, Dixfield, Hanover, Mexico, Peru, Roxbury and Rumford.

“We are nestled in the mountains of Western Maine where we pride ourselves in being a four-season destination. With our 10-town community area, you will find many interesting shops, places of interest as well as historic sites, beautiful lakes and mountains and small town country charm and hospitality. The River Valley area is a great place to live, work and play. Whether you are planning on passing through or sitting a spell we hope that you will make us your future vacation destination!” –

Tri-County Mental Health Services deals with the psychological and social well being of children, adults, and elders, serving about 10,000 individuals each year. For more information, visit

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