A multi-faceted county behavioral health board comprised of expert professionals, dedicated volunteers and concerned community leaders, Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) believes in hope, wellness and recovery for everyone. To accomplish this vision, the mission of StarkMHAR is to support wellness and recovery through innovation in funding, collaboration, education and advocacy. StarkMHAR is empowered by the State of Ohio to plan, develop, fund, manage and evaluate community-based mental health and addiction services. Federal, state and local funds are utilized to ensure mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery support services are available to individuals and families in Stark County.
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StarkMHAR supports wellness and recovery through innovation in funding, collaboration, education and advocacy.
Board of Directors
The volunteer members of the StarkMHAR Board of Directors include ten appointments from the Stark County Commissioners and 8 appointments from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
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