Drug Take Back Day: September 18, 2021

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Sept. 18, 2021 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.* *Jackson Twp location ONLY: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Stark County’s Drug Take Back Day Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery, Drug Free Stark County, the Opiate Task Force of Stark County and the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Stark County Police …

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A Walk for Suicide Awareness: August 29, 2021

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AUGUST 29, 2021 A Walk for Suicide Awareness Will you walk with me? Remembering, honoring and supporting those who have been impacted by suicide. Petros Lake Park: Woodland Shelter at The Mindfulness Walk (3519 Perry Dr. SW, Canton, OH 44706) OPENING REMARKS: 11:00 AM WALK BEGINS: 11:30 AM CLOSING REMARKS: Immediately following This is a …

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CIT: A police and behavioral health partnership

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CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) Training is a partnership where police and behavioral health experts work together so calls about substance use and mental health result in help for anyone who needs it. In Stark County, StarkMHAR ensures this training is available to first responders in the county. See how they helped Michael, Jessica, and Isabella …

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Let’s Talk About It: A Graphic Guide To Mental Health

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StarkMHAR has collaborated with The Center for Cartoon Studies to create a mental health comic book! Let’s Talk About It: A Graphic Guide To Mental Health is designed to destigmatize the conversation around mental health addressing everything from stress to anxiety to addiction. The book also looks at how the brain affects behavior, shares ways …

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September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day

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On Thursday Sept. 10, wear purple during the day and light a candle in the window at 8:00 p.m. Know the warning signs Keep hope alive. Suicide can be prevented. Each year in the United States, people of all ages complete suicide. Of these individuals, approximately 80% have given warning signs to their families, friends …

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