COLLABORATIVE WORKFORCE INITIATIVE WILL INCREASE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ACCESS AND CAPACITY IN STARK COUNTY

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Stark County, OH (April 19, 2019) – Since immediate access to behavioral health services can greatly impact positive outcomes, a workforce initiative is currently underway that is designed to increase the number of independently licensed social workers and counselors in our county. With support from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Stark County Mental …

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STARK COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO LIGHT UP GREEN IN MAY FOR MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

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Stark County, OH (May 1, 2019) – Green, the color associated with Mental Health Month, will shine on the Stark County Court of Common Pleas at 101 West Tuscarawas St. in downtown Canton throughout May. The public display will remind Stark Countians that mental health is health; since 1949, May has been celebrated as Mental …

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STARK COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVE SUPPORT FOR PROGRAMS THAT INCREASE YOUTH RESILIENCY; STARKMHAR NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR PROGRAMS THAT ADDRESS RISK FACTORS

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Stark County, OH (March 4, 2019) – In an effort to help schools implement strategies and programs to increase resilience, feelings of connectedness and ultimately reduced feelings of isolation and loneliness, Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery has awarded eight $2,500 awards to Stark County schools for youth-led prevention programming. Because life skills are …

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STARK COUNTY DRUG TAKE BACK DAY COLLECTS 1,068 LBS. OF MEDICATION

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Stark County, OH (October 11, 2018) – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office reported that 1,068 lbs. of medicine was collected during Stark County’s Drug Take Back Day, an event that promotes safe drug disposal. This total includes the weight of both pills and liquids, and represents the collective effort of 16 locations that collected both …

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STARKMHAR EMPLOYEE RECOGNIZED AT THE STATE LEVEL

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Stark County, OH (October 11, 2018) – Max Doll, Young Adult Specialist at Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery, is a recipient of the 2018 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio (ADAPAO) Youth Prevention Alumni Award. This award recognizes an alumnus of youth prevention who continues to advance prevention as a young …

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