Stark County's Mobile Response Team
Stark County's Mobile Response Program provides culturally competent, trauma-informed response for urgent mental health and substance use disorder concerns with response times of 30 minutes or less anywhere in Stark County. The Mobile Response Team is made up of local professionals trained in crisis intervention, information and referral. Reasons for calling could include things like difficulty coping with stress, behavior concerns in yourself or others, feelings of isolation, substance use worries, and more. Call 330-452-6000 anytime day or night.
Crisis Text Line for Frontline Workers
Healthcare professionals and essential workers are showing up on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic—risking their health every day to help other people. Crisis Counseling is available fast, free and 24/7 #ForTheFrontlines. Text FRONTLINE to 741741.
June is Pride Month
Pride events may be canceled, but community pride is essential and alive in all of us. If you need support, text ‘4hope’ to 741741 or call the Trevor Project Hotline at 1-866-488-7386.
C&A Update
CommQuest Update
CommQuest Services wants the community to know it is here for anyone struggling with addiction amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. CommQuest Services has two convenient locations for its Detox program: Alliance Detox located in the Aultman Alliance Community Hospital and CommQuest Detox located on Aultman Hospital’s Main Campus in Canton. CommQuest Services also offers walk-in outpatient programming at the Regional Center for Opiate Recovery (Recor) in Massillon.

CommQuest Services is still offering in-person services with added precautions as needed for client and staff safety at these locations. Where possible, CommQuest Services is also providing telehealth options for all applicable services.

For more information on CommQuest Services’ addiction services, please contact the location nearest you. Hope is Here! Call now: Alliance Detox, 330-821-8503; CommQuest Detox, 330-830-3393; Recor, 330-837-9411.
Telehealth is Here
Whether you are new to professional mental health support or have been in treatment before, help is here. Telehealth provides video and/or telephone counseling support due to increased worry, stress, loneliness, and other factors related to current ev Intake, assessments, and treatment can be done safely from the comfort of your home. Find a trusted, local provider through the StarkMHAR Care Network below.
24/7 Help Still Available for Domestic Violence
Elevated stress, uncertainty and drastic changes in day-to-day life all contribute to negative outcomes, including a local increase in incidents of domestic violence. If you are in danger, call the Domestic Violence Project Hotline at 330-453-SAFE (7233) or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
COVID-19 & Behavioral Health Services
Nearly all Stark County behavioral health agencies are OPEN during the COVID-19 outbreak! We do not recommend skipping behavioral health appointments during the outbreak. Telehealth services are available to patients. Please contact your behavioral healthcare provider for more information.

For up-to-date announcements regarding COVID-19 and behavioral health services in Stark County, please visit our website or follow our Facebook page.
Box Breathing
Difficulty coping with emotions can contribute to mental health and substance use issues; however, the ability to manage emotions is a skill that can be improved with practice. Box breathing is a technique used to help calm the body and quiet the mind. Try it with us!
Free Gun Locks
With the current increase in gun purchases, and youth spending more time at home, please consider securing your guns with a gun lock. They are available for free from most local police departments. Check with your police department today!
Clinical E-News
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