International Overdose Awareness Day
In honor of Overdose Awareness Day, please join us in wearing silver on Friday, August 31. This special day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. To learn how to obtain an opioid overdose prevention kit, click below:
YouthMOVE wins at SAMHSA Awards!
YouthMOVE PSA: "You Are Not Alone"
This video won Honorable Mention in the SAMHSA​ 2018 Excellence in Community Communications and Outreach Competition in the Children, Youth, and Young Adult Audience category!
YouthMOVE PSA: "I'm Here"
This video won a GOLD Award in the SAMHSA​ 2018 Excellence in Community Communications and Outreach Competition in the Professional Audience category!
See you at the Stark County Fair!
August 28 - September 3
Be sure to stop by and see us at the StarkMHAR and Stark Help Central booth under the Grandstand Galleria to learn about mental health "Resources and Resiliency."

We will have sunglasses, mini frisbees, magnets, tattoos, airplanes, and cups for fair guests while supplies last!
Mental Health & Addiction: Breaking the Stigma
Join us for a symposium on behavioral health issues within our region. This event brings together thought leaders from across the area, and country, to discuss our response to the current crisis we are facing, including the addiction, mental health and psychiatric needs of our community.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 25

WHERE: Walsh University Barrette Business and Community Center 

TIME: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

COST: $25 per person
Be a #StigmaSquasher!
Take a picture at one of our selfie stations in Belden Village Mall now through October 7, and use #stigmasquasher on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Don't forget to tell us all the ways you are squashing the stigma on mental health!
New Opportunities!
Click below to learn more about current job openings at StarkMHAR and within our care network.
Training Center: Don't miss these 2018 trainings!
Learn more about upcoming trainings from the StarkMHAR Training Center !
SAVE THE DATE: Upcoming Events
  • August 28 - September 3: Stark County Fair - visit us under the grandstand!
  • August 31: International Overdose Awareness Day
  • Fall 2018 NAMI Mental Health Education Classes More Information »
  • September 9: Survivors of Suicide Walk More Information »
  • September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day More Information »
  • September 10-16: Stark County Recovery Week More Information »
  • September 20: Cultural Influence and Health Care Series: Amish Culture and Community RSVP »
  • September 22: Drug Take Back Day - safely dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription and OTC medications More Information »
  • September 25: Mental Health & Addiction: Breaking the Stigma at Walsh University Register Online »
  • December 20: Cultural Influence and Health Care Series: Cultural Perspectives on Trauma RSVP »
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