Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery
Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery

Tomorrow is last day to register for Leadership Breakfast, June 2

2017-Leadership-Breakfast

Register by May 26 for the 2017 Leadership Breakfast. Hear inspiration and practical tips from dynamic national presenters who have traveled this journey. In addition, hear about the new organizational strategic plan from StarkMHAR Executive Director, John Aller, and celebrate the winners of the 2017 HOPE Awards. Keynote speakers include Ellen Kagan, MSW, Director of the Georgetown University Leadership Program and Elizabeth Manley, LSW, Assistant Commissioner, Children’s System of Care, New Jersey. Location is Walsh University Barrette Center; 2020 East Maple Street, North Canton, OH 44720. Cost is $20.00 per person which includes registration and breakfast. CEUs/RCHs pending for applicable sessions. Many thanks to event sponsor Schauer Group, Inc. 

2017 HOPE Award Winners:

  • Judge Mary A. Falvey & Judge Curt Werren, Canton Court of Common Pleas Community Champion
  • Shannon Ortiz Advocate of the Year
  • Tae’Lor A. Windham Young Advocate of the Year
  • Christa McCabe, RN Professional of the Year
  • Lisa Jackson Wood Innovation Award
  • Jason DeWalt, PPI Graphics Community Vision Award

Register today for the 2017 Leadership Breakfast »


May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

MayMentalHealthMonth-2016_Social2_ThumbMental disorders affect one-quarter of all Americans. On any given day one out of every four people you pass may be experiencing a mental illness. 

What’s the number one reason people do not seek help for mental illness? Stigma. Join the conversation on Facebook and help reduce the stigma of mental illness in our community. Download any of the social media squares or Facebook banner and share online. Use #StepInStepUp and #MentalHealthMonth as hashtags. Learn more and access resources at StarkMHAR.org/May.


StarkMHAR is hiring!

job-blocksStarkMHAR is seeking a Forensic Coordinator. The Forensic Coordinator will be responsible for the oversight and management of Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery’s criminal justice and adult court system responsibilities and projects. Learn more about position requirements and expectations for the Forensic Coordinator »



TRAINING CENTER: Don’t miss these June opportunities

JUNE 2017 TRAININGS

F-June 2, 2017 from 7:30 AM-12:00 PM: 2017 Leadership Breakfast. Register by May 26 for the 2017 Leadership Breakfast. Hear inspiration and practical tips from dynamic national presenters who have traveled this journey. In addition, hear about the new organizational strategic plan from StarkMHAR Executive Director, John Aller, and celebrate the winners of the 2017 HOPE Awards. Keynote speakers include Ellen Kagan, MSW, Director of the Georgetown University Leadership Program and Elizabeth Manley, LSW, Assistant Commissioner, Children’s System of Care, New Jersey. Location is Walsh University Barrette Center; 2020 East Maple Street, North Canton, OH 44720. Cost: $20.00 per person (includes registration and breakfast). CEUs/RCHs pending for applicable sessions. Register today »

R-June 8, 2017 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Cultural Influence and Health Care Series: Youth and Young Adult Culture and Community. The Stark County Cultural Competence Committee and Learning Community (SC3C) invites cross-system partners to learn and explore best practices for serving and engaging populations in Stark County’s continuum of care. 2.0 CEUs/RCHs pending. Held at Malone University, Johnson Center; 2600 Cleveland Avenue NW, Canton, OH 44709. Register today »

M-F-June 19-23, 2017 from 8:30 AM-5:00 PM: Integrated Ohio Peer Supporter Training. Ohio’s peer Supporter training includes a 40 hour in-person integrated peer training, 16 hours of E-Based Academy Courses and a test. The integrated peer support curriculum was funded through a SAMHSA BRSS TACS grant in an effort to promote the widespread adoption of recovery-oriented supports, services and systems for people in recovery from mental health and/or substance use disorders. Additional information here ». Held at the StarkMHAR Training Room; 121 Cleveland Avenue SW, Canton, OH 44702.

Questions? Contact Carrie.Long@StarkMHAR.org.


SAVE THE DATE: Mark your calendars!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! – Join the conversation »

June 2: 2017 Leadership Breakfast – Register today »

Sept. 10: World Suicide Prevention Day – Wear purple during the day. Light a candle at night.

Sept. 10-16: Stark County Suicide Prevention Week 

Sept. 11-16: Stark County Recovery Week

Dec. 6: 2017 Opiate Symposium


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