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STARK COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO LIGHT UP RED FOR RED RIBBON WEEK OCT. 23-31

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Stark County, OH (October 21, 2021) – Red, the color associated with National Family Partnership’s Red Ribbon Campaign, will shine on the Stark County Court of Common Pleas at 101 West Tuscarawas St. in downtown Canton from October 23 to October 31– which is known as Red Ribbon Week. Since 1985 the Red Ribbon has …

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STARK COUNTY DRUG TAKE BACK DAY IS SEPTEMBER 18

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STARK COUNTY DRUG TAKE BACK DAY IS SEPTEMBER 18 Stark County, OH (September 16, 2021) – Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery, Drug Free Stark County, the Opiate & Addiction Task Force of Stark County, and the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Stark County Police Chiefs’ Association, are pleased to sponsor …

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AUGUST 31 IS INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY; DEATHS DUE TO FENTANYL OVERDOSES ON THE RISE IN STARK

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Stark County, OH (August 26, 2021) – August 31 – International Overdose Awareness Day – is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. Stark County can benefit greatly from each of these three pursuits, as the …

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EXCEPTIONAL WORK RECOGNIZED BY LOCAL BOARD OF MENTAL HEALTH

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Stark County, OH (June 25, 2021) – Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) is pleased to recognize five HOPE Award winners and two Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Award winners; these local people, organizations and law enforcement officers are making strides and influencing change to advance behavioral health care in Stark County at a …

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