BLOG: Working Together: Local Experts in Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Are Identifying Important Intersections in Service

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March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. According to the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), the goal for this month is to raise awareness about developmental disabilities, tell stories of people who live with a disability and show their lives. Visit their webpage » to check out resource guides, social media images, links, …

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BLOG: Opiate and Heroin Epidemic: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Options are Available Locally

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The opiate and heroin epidemic continues to grow and the number of overdose deaths are climbing each year. More and more Stark County residents are looking for prevention, education, treatment and recovery support options. Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) staff often receive calls inquiring about service options within our community. There are …

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BLOG: National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week – January 23-29, 2017

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Can you answer these commonly asked questions about alcohol and drugs? • What is the chemical in the marijuana plant that causes the “high”? • How do inhalants affect the brain? • What are “dissociative drugs”? • How does alcohol affect the teenage brain? Most teens are savvy researchers, using their iPhones to search the …

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