BLOG: Opiate and Heroin Epidemic: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Options are Available Locally

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The opiate and heroin epidemic continues to grow and the number of overdose deaths are climbing each year. More and more Stark County residents are looking for prevention, education, treatment and recovery support options. Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery (StarkMHAR) staff often receive calls inquiring about service options within our community. There are …

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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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BLOG: Stark County’s focus on positive prevention strategies

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The news is negative…the opiate epidemic, the increasing number of suicides, the impact of marijuana legalization and the availability of alcohol are all public health issues that we hear and read about on a daily basis. The media attention to these issues is important and warranted – they impact our children, young people, families and …

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