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7 Awardees Recognized at Leadership Breakfast Fri., June 2

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HOPE Awards recognize people, organizations advancing behavioral health in Stark. Keynotes address leadership during system change; StarkMHAR strategic plan announced. Stark County, OH (May 10, 2017) – Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery will present seven HOPE Awards to honor local people and organizations who are making strides and influencing change to advance behavioral …

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Canton Recovery Court Provides Innovative Drug Docket

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Court services began this month; Treatment is key offering of new docket Stark County, OH (Mar. 20, 2017) – Canton Municipal Court and Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) have partnered to bring a certified Ohio Supreme Court Recovery Court model to the area. A specialized drug court docket emphasizing treatment for offenders, …

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Local Funders Partner to Address Suicide Prevention in Stark

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$350,000 in funding to improve coordinated awareness, education efforts Stark County, OH (Feb. 24, 2017) – The suicide rate in Stark County grew more than 20% in 2016. Five local funders are contributing a total of $350,000 to address the year-over-year increase of suicide deaths in Stark County. Since 2010, Stark County’s suicide rate has …

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Stark County Opiate Symposium Set for Wed., Dec. 7

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Day long event focuses on community solutions for prescription opioid abuse and heroin use Stark County, OH (November 18, 2016) – Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) is hosting a third annual Opiate Symposium on Wed., Dec. 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Walsh University Barrette Center, 2020 E. Maple St. …

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Local workshop to address mental illness in jails, prison Oct. 4 & 5

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More than 30 Stark cross syStem partners invited by NEOMED facilitator Stark County, OH (Oct. 3, 2016) – Stark County was selected to participate in the “Sequential Intercept Mapping” workshop by Northeast Ohio Medical University’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence. The invitation-only, no cost event will be held at Stark County District Library, 715 …

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