The Mindfulness Walk Wins Statewide Award

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Watch the Mindfulness Walk Video » A trail opened last year to boost visitors’ mental health at Petros Lake Park in Perry Township has won a statewide award. The Ohio Parks and Recreation Association recently announced that a committee had chosen Stark Parks’ Mindfulness Walk to receive the 10th Governor’s Award for Parks and Recreation. …

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COMMUNITY INVITED TO WALK FOR SUICIDE AWARENESS ON SEPT. 8 AT PETROS LAKE PARK, THE MINDFULNESS WALK

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Stark County, OH (August 29, 2019) – September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and a time to join, remember, honor, and support those who have been impacted by suicide. On Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. the Stark County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host A Walk for Suicide Awareness at The Mindfulness Walk at Petros Lake …

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH; SIGN UP NOW TO LEARN HOW TO SAVE A LIFE WITH ‘QPR’ TRAINING

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Stark County, OH (August 22, 2019) – QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is a three-step, evidence-based exercise anyone can learn to help prevent suicide, and one local QPR training per week will be held in September as part of National Suicide Prevention Month. These free trainings, each 90 minutes, are sponsored by the Stark County Suicide …

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AWARDEES RECOGNIZED AT JUNE 5 LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

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Stark County, OH (June 6, 2019) – Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) presented five HOPE Awards and two Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Awards to honor local people, organizations and law enforcement officers who are making strides and influencing change to advance behavioral health in Stark County on June 5 at the StarkMHAR …

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STARKMHAR AWARDS TWO COMMUNITY WELLNESS GRANTS AIMED AT INCREASING RESILIENCY IN YOUNG PEOPLE

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Stark County, OH (June 4, 2019) – As part of an overall concentration on opportunities that have a positive impact on resiliency, especially among young people, Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) has awarded $2,500 program grants to The First Tee of Canton and Hannah’s House 119. These two organizations were among several …

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