STARK PARKS, STARKMHAR ENCOURAGE SELF-CARE LIFESTYLE WITH NEW MINDFULNESS WALK AT PETROS LAKE PARK, OPENING JUNE 1

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Stark County, OH (May 21, 2019) – While many might anecdotally report that walking is a good stress reliever, Stark County will soon have a trail dedicated to offering people the opportunity to practice mindfulness, or the “non-judgmental awareness that comes from paying purposeful attention to the present moment,” as it is clinically described, while …

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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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2019 CIT Award Nominations

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The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Awards honor people who are advancing best practice in encounters involving people who may be struggling with substance abuse and/or a mental illness. The CIT awards recognize those who are making a significant positive impact in Stark County efforts to use de-escalation techniques in crisis situations improving the safety of …

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2019 HOPE Award Nominations

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Do you know someone making a difference in our community? Presented annually, the HOPE Awards honor people and organizations who are making strides and influencing change to advance behavioral health right here in Stark County. The HOPE Awards honor people and organizations within the five following categories. Nominations due Monday, April 8. Make your nomination …

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