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  • Men’s mental health

    Mental health is a part of mental wellness and is extremely important. Men tend to have a more difficult time openly speaking about their mental health than women do. Use these mental health resources for men to learn how to communicate what you are feeling about your mental state.

    • Mental health resources

      Are you ready to seek treatment for a mental health condition? We know there are many reasons why reaching out for support might not be the easiest choice. But we also know it’s one of the best decisions you can make for your emotional wellness. And now there are alternatives to meeting with a counselor in person! Telehealth is now available for virtual mental health support.

      If you or someone you know is struggling with feelings of sadness or hopelessness,

      • Mental health: early childhood

        We all wonder and worry about our children, and it can be difficult to tell the difference between normal tantrums and the signs of a more serious behavioral problem. If you think your child’s thoughts or emotions might call for attention, your next move should be to consult a mental health professional. Start with a developmental pediatrician or community behavioral health resource to voice your concerns.

        • Mental health: childhood

          Healthy minds are the building blocks for strong family foundations. For children whose parents are affected with mental health issues, or for children with their own mental health challenges, help is available here in Stark County. Find local resources, organizations and support groups dedicated to lifting up families touched by mental illness.

          • Mental health: youth & teens

            When it comes to teenage behavior, it can be difficult to distinguish angst and mood swings from deep emotional turmoil. Learn where and how to report a problem if you believe you or someone you know is struggling with mental illness. There are many Stark County organizations dedicated to supporting young people in their journeys toward hope and recovery.

            • Mental health: young adults

              Teens and young adults who have diagnosable mental illnesses may have difficulty managing daily life functions, including securing housing, employment and education without assistance. Fortunately, Stark County has many mental health and independent living programs available to help support young people as they transition to adulthood.

              • Mental health & addiction
                It is common for people who struggle with substance use to also receive mental health services. Those who have been through trauma or experience anxiety or depression may turn to alcohol and drugs to cope. Fortunately, community programs are available to help these individuals find healthy ways to heal and move forward.
                • Seeking treatment
                  Are you ready to seek treatment for a mental health condition? We know there are many reasons why reaching out for support might not be the easiest choice. But we also know seeking treatment is one of the best decisions you can make for your hope, health and recovery. Find mental health resources and support services available here in Stark County.
                  • Mental health screening
                    If you think you or someone you know might benefit from mental health services, an interactive online screening is a good place to start. This quick and easy quiz can help determine if professional mental health support is the right fit for your needs. All responses are confidential and anonymous, and can help connect you with helpful community programs, organizations and resources.
                    • Early childhood mental health services

                      It’s never too early to think about children’s mental health. For women who are pregnant or parents who have young babies at home, community resources are available in Stark County to support their children’s emotional development.

                      Early childhood mental health is measured by a child’s behavioral well-being, including the capacity to express themselves, form relationships and learn. A baby’s caregiving arrangements, nutrition, safety and physical characteristics all have an impact on their behavioral development.

                      • Childhood mental health services

                        In some instances, a child who has experienced trauma or another mental health challenge may struggle to cope as they get older. If your child seems to be battling feelings of hopelessness, sadness or difficult behaviors, consider seeking the help of a mental health provider in Stark County.

                        You can ask your child’s pediatrician for referrals and guidance throughout the process of seeking services. This may include direct counseling for the child or family and community-based treatment.

                        • Mental health services for teens & young adults
                          With the support of local service providers and community advocates, many teens and young adults can learn to support their mental health and go on to live full, enriching lives. Therapy, group counseling and prescription medications are just some of the ways young people in Stark County can learn to cope with a mental health condition.
                          • There is No Health Without Mental Health
                            Mental health in an important part of your overall health – it’s not just physical health. Learn more and get Stark County resources on mental health.
                            • Mental health medical appointments & services

                              If you think your child may need mental health treatment, discussing your concerns can help you determine next steps. Talk with local pediatricians, counselors or behavioral health specialists for insight, solutions and information about your options. Affordable resources for medical and mental health services are available near you.

                              • Mental health service providers

                                For Stark County families to grow stronger and healthier, it is important that everyone has the support they need to maintain their emotional well-being. There are hundreds of mental health, substance use and trauma recovery resources available here in Stark County, including individual, family and faith-based services.

                                • LGBTQ+ mental health
                                  Bullying, fear of rejection and the chronic stress associated with having a seemingly stigmatized identity can put significant strain on an LGBTQ+ teen’s mental health. In fact, research shows that LGBTQ+ youth have much higher levels of suicidal ideation than their heterosexual peers.
                                  • Youth & Teens (Ages 11 - 17)
                                • Mental health signs to look for: early childhood
                                  Sometimes without warning, a child’s behavior takes a noticeable change for the worse. If they become unusually sad or suddenly disruptive, it may be difficult to determine if it’s just a phase or a symptom of something more serious. Understanding the warning signs of a significant emotional issue can help you decide when to seek professional help.
                                  • Mental health signs to look for: teens & young adults

                                    It’s not always easy to tell the difference between normal feelings of sadness and stress and the warning signs of mental health issues in teens. Learn what to look for if you think you or someone you know might benefit from mental health support services. Programs, organizations and support resources are available here in Stark County.

                                    • Mental Health Month: Ways to Stop the Stigma
                                      Find out how to promote understanding, increase opportunities for help and improve the lives of those facing mental health conditions in Stark County.
                                      • Mental health recovery & support groups

                                        In Stark County, mental health support groups provide a safe, supportive and confidential environment to talk and listen. These sessions help attendees find understanding and reassurance from peers in similar situations, while offering different perspectives, ideas and viewpoints. Find schedules and contact information for support groups near you.

                                        • First episode of psychosis
                                          The first time you experience a break in your perceptions or sense of reality, it can be frightening and difficult to understand. This early stage of psychosis can happen to people of all ages, and is the most critical time to seek treatment from a trusted mental health provider. Learn ways to identify the first episode of psychosis and find service providers in Stark County you can turn to for support.
                                          • Telehealth is here!
                                            Whether you are new to professional mental health support or have been in treatment before, telethealth is here to help.
                                            • How to Build Your Self-Esteem
                                              Low self-esteem can affect many aspects of your life. Feel like you could improve your self-esteem? Here are some ways to start loving yourself more.
                                              • Health & insurance: young adults

                                                For some young adults who do not receive benefits through their employers, purchasing medical insurance can be a hardship. Yet, it’s vital to secure health care coverage to stay healthy and offset large medical expenses. The Ohio Medicaid program offers those who qualify a way to obtain state-funded medical insurance, which provides coverage for many important health care services at little or no cost to the individual. Learn what Medicaid benefits could mean for you.

                                                • You’re Not a Bad Parent if Your Child Needs Support for their Mental Health
                                                  If your child comes to you with an issue that may be impacting their mental health, you might feel guilty. However, they simply need your support.
                                                  • Introducing the Stark County Mindfulness Walk
                                                    StarkMHAR & Stark Parks partnered to create a 1-mile Mindfulness Walk with activities to promote mental health & self-care while enjoying nature.
                                                    • Mental Health Resources During the Coronavirus Pandemic

                                                      This year, we’ve faced a pandemic unlike anything in our lifetimes. As we get closer to a vaccine for coronavirus, many people in Stark County are still feeling the stressful effects. Fortunately, the stress response is normal during a crisis.

                                                      Are you looking for ways to manage feelings of stress and anxiety? Here are some common questions we have received related to mental health, coping with COVID-19 in the community,

                                                      • Mental health signs to look for: childhood

                                                        A child’s mental health challenges can be difficult for parents to recognize. This often means that children who could benefit from behavioral support services don’t receive the help they need. Learn about some of the most common warning signs of mental illness in children as well as strategies to cope, heal and move forward.

                                                        • Improve Family Dialogs with StarkMHAR Conversation Cards

                                                          Once your family is seated around the dinner table, the typical conversation starter is: “So, how was your day?”

                                                          And the typical answer? “Fine.”

                                                          Getting your child to say anything more can be a lot of work.

                                                          But what if you stopped thinking of the child’s attitude as the problem, and started with the question? What if there were some truly interesting questions you could ask your family? And what if they were excited to think about them and answer?

                                                          • Family & youth counseling

                                                            Family therapy can be a helpful tool to reduce household conflicts and concerns by encouraging more positive family interactions. Through open and honest dialogues, this method of group counseling can help set strong foundations for healthy minds and strong families. Find family and youth counseling resources here in Stark County.

                                                            • Paying for mental health & addiction services

                                                              Your ability to pay for services should never be a barrier to seeking the help you need. Even if you do not have access to insurance, Medicare, Medicaid or another medical care payment method, you are still encouraged to seek support. Financial help may be available based on your income and other factors.

                                                              • Being Kind to Others & Yourself Can Improve Your Mental Health
                                                                Kindness is linked to mental health. And we sure could use more of it during the pandemic. Here are simple ways to add more kindness into your life.
                                                                • Health care support
                                                                  All residents should have access to safe and effective health care, regardless of age or income. If you are a teen, young adult or the parent of a young child, affordable, quality care is within your reach. Get the medical, dental, prescription or mental health coverage you need for a happy and healthy tomorrow.
                                                                  • Traumatic early childhood events
                                                                    Trauma is a person’s response to a scary and threatening event. If you suspect a child has experienced a traumatic event, reach out for support from local Stark County resources.
                                                                    • Trauma recovery & support groups near me

                                                                      Whether you are caring for a loved one who has been affected by a traumatic experience or you are struggling with trauma recovery yourself, the right support group can make a meaningful difference during this challenging time. Find local trauma support groups near you and your family in Stark County.

                                                                      • Emotional child abuse
                                                                        Although emotional abuse hurts just as much as physical abuse, it can be harder to identify. Emotional child abuse could be excessive demands, grueling punishments or constant criticism. Find programs and services dedicated to supporting children in Stark County who are struggling with emotional abuse.
                                                                        • Mental health medication

                                                                          Often the cost of therapy or prescription drugs has been known to deter young people from getting the help they need. Find information about common mental health medications as well as resources to help pay for mental health treatment. Local service providers and family physicians may also have information about low-cost recovery resources.

                                                                          • Mental health & addiction advocacy

                                                                            For people with mental illnesses or addictions, it is important to speak up and spread awareness. Not only does this build a healthier sense of self, it could help eliminate the stigma, bring important issues to light and put an end to discrimination. Find tips and strategies for self-advocating in Stark County.

                                                                            • Mental & emotional support: domestic violence
                                                                              The emotional damage associated with domestic violence and abuse often outlasts the physical impact. So, for those transitioning from victim to survivor, the aftermath often includes ongoing mental trauma and emotional stress. Remember, recovery looks different for everyone, so you have to take the time to discover what works best for you.
                                                                              • Medical health providers

                                                                                If you are unsure of where to go for medical issues or don’t have a primary care physician, there are hospitals, medical centers, and urgent care facilities throughout Stark County. They can help you stay in good health, address any concerns or illnesses, or tend to more immediate needs and minor injuries. Affordable resources for medical and mental health services are available near you.

                                                                                • Mental & emotional support for trauma
                                                                                  Recovering from a traumatic event isn’t easy. Discovering and developing resiliency and coping skills may be easier with the help of a mental health professional.
                                                                                  • Foster Children: Aging Out Resources

                                                                                    Children who are part of the foster care system in Stark County will eventually reach the age of 18 and age out of the program. Just like anyone else, these young adults may have medical and mental health care needs. But unlike other young people, once they age out of foster care, they no longer have the same financial and emotional backing at home.

                                                                                    Unfortunately, these young people rarely receive the emotional and behavioral health services they need because of a lack of insurance and family support.

                                                                                    • Early Childhood (Ages 0 - 3)
                                                                                    • Childhood (Ages 4 - 10)
                                                                                    • Youth & Teens (Ages 11 - 17)
                                                                                  • Drop-in center

                                                                                    The Make-A-Way drop-in center offers free social and informational activities for individuals affected by mental health challenges. Through self-advocacy and peer support, you can share your experiences, build up your confidence and regain your sense of self. Find contact information and stop by today.

                                                                                    • Counseling helps
                                                                                      Without treatment, mental health symptoms can worsen over time and have a significant impact on an individual’s relationships, career and self-esteem. Working with a professional counselor can help you open up about your feelings and get on a healthy track toward mental health and recovery. Find counseling resources available to support young people in Stark County.
                                                                                      • Trauma: childhood

                                                                                        When children are exposed to violence, abuse or even natural disasters, their confidence is shaken, and their view of the world can be altered. A child’s psychological and physical response to these events can have long-lasting implications for their success in school, their personal relationships and their behavior. Find local resources and childhood counseling to support children who have experienced trauma in Stark County.

                                                                                        • Trauma: early childhood

                                                                                          When a child experiences trauma, it often impacts the entire family and the community around them. These experiences can affect a child’s whole body and emotional well-being, and every child’s response to trauma is unique. Find mental health and counseling resources to help children and families cope with the effects of trauma here in Stark County.

                                                                                          • Eating disorders
                                                                                            Whether stemming from behavioral challenges, societal pressures or an underlying mental health issue, eating disorders can affect anyone of any age, race, gender or background. They are just as dangerous as other illnesses, so it is important that these disorders are identified and treated right away. Find community resources available in Stark County to support you or a loved one who is struggling with bulimia, anorexia, binge eating or another eating disorder.
                                                                                            • Grief & trauma
                                                                                              Young people who experience the loss of a loved one can have a strong emotional response that they don’t fully understand. Parents, educators and peer supporters can help teenagers and young adults manage the pain and discover ways to cope and recover. Find local resources available to support young people in Stark County as they deal with the effects of grief and trauma.
                                                                                              • Childhood counseling helps
                                                                                                A child may have trouble getting past a trauma. If your child continues to struggle with feelings of hopelessness, sadness or difficult behaviors, consider seeking the help of a mental health professional.
                                                                                                • Anxiety and Depression: A GlenOak High School Production
                                                                                                  We partnered with GlenOak High School’s video production department for a video on anxiety and depression. Watch it now.
                                                                                                  • Depression & anxiety

                                                                                                    Are you feeling down, withdrawn and disconnected? Everyone feels stressed and sad at times, but when these emotions are persistent and extreme, it may be time to seek help. Learn about the most common signs of depression and anxiety, and where to turn for professional support in Stark County.

                                                                                                    • Navigating the Holidays and Mental Health

                                                                                                      While the holidays are celebrated as “the happiest time of the year,” it doesn’t always feel that way. If you, or a loved one, is struggling, the holidays can be hard. If you’re feeling alone, know that there are places in Stark County where you can turn for support and help.

                                                                                                      The Holidays and Mental Health

                                                                                                      Struggles with mental health and the holidays can equal extra stress. Navigating the two at the same time can be difficult.

                                                                                                      • Emotional abuse recovery
                                                                                                        Although emotional abuse hurts just as much as physical abuse, it does not have the same physical signs, and can be harder to identify. For young people in Stark County, abuse could be excessive demands, grueling punishments or constant criticism from parents and loved ones.
                                                                                                        • Suicide prevention: youth & teens

                                                                                                          Learn what you can do to support your friends, family and classmates who are hurting. Suicide is a leading cause of death for adolescents ages 10 to 24 and an unfortunate reality in our community. Together, we can help prevent teen suicide. Call the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 if you need immediate assistance.

                                                                                                          • Suicide prevention: young adults

                                                                                                            The transition to adulthood is a time of significant changes and challenges. As you seek full-time employment, experience changes in your relationships and move toward independent living, life can feel overwhelming. No matter why you are hurting, it is important to remember you are not alone. Find mental health service providers and emotional support resources for young adults in Stark County. Call the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 if you need immediate assistance.

                                                                                                            • Abuse & neglect: young adults

                                                                                                              No matter when it initially takes place, the effects of abuse often extend well into adulthood, significantly impacting a person’s physical and mental health. It is important for those who have struggled or are still dealing with the turmoil of abuse and neglect to get the help they need to move forward in a positive, healing direction. Find resources in Stark County dedicated to lifting up survivors of abuse and neglect.

                                                                                                              • Healthy Pregnancy

                                                                                                                For expecting mothers, preparing for a healthy birth starts long before labor and delivery. From conception until you bring your baby home, get the early and regular prenatal care you need for a happy and healthy pregnancy. There are many affordable prenatal care providers available here in Stark County.

                                                                                                                • Suicide prevention for Stark County children, teens and young adults
                                                                                                                  If someone you know is hurting, don’t stop encouraging them to seek support. There is a community rooting for them to keep going.
                                                                                                                  • Stress management
                                                                                                                    Stress impacts us all at one point or another, and everyone handles stress differently. When you’re feeling overwhelmed or experiencing severe stress over an extended period of time, consider reaching out to a mental health professional for guidance. Find tips and suggestions for coping with stress as well as local organizations that can help.
                                                                                                                    • Suicide Risk and Prevention
                                                                                                                      Growing up can be a challenging and isolating experience, but the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. No matter the adversity you might be facing, find the encouragement you need to move forward in a positive direction. Stark Help Central is a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for young people of all ages and backgrounds.
                                                                                                                      • Resiliency
                                                                                                                        When it feels like life has more downs than ups, Stark County organizations are available to help build resiliency. This important life skill can help young people bounce back from life’s challenges without the same risk for anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions later in life. Get started with local mental health and resiliency resources today.
                                                                                                                        • Childhood resiliency

                                                                                                                          Childhood is often considered a happy, carefree time, but children are not always shielded from trauma and turmoil. From bullying and divorce to abuse and grief, kids can be exposed to many of life’s challenges. For these children, resiliency skills can help them discover ways to cope with difficult situations and move forward.

                                                                                                                          • Sexual Health and Pregnancy/STI Prevention

                                                                                                                            If you are unsure about the family planning methods available to you and want to learn more about your options, you are not alone. Find local resources, programs and community organizations providing reproductive health services for individuals and couples in Stark County.

                                                                                                                            • Traumatic childhood events

                                                                                                                              Experiencing a hurricane, witnessing family abuse, the death of a loved one, a school shooting –  these are just some examples of traumatic events that can have a long-term negative impact on a child. How a child recovers from such adversity can determine their future success in school and in how they relate to family and friends.

                                                                                                                              • Trauma for teens & young adults
                                                                                                                                When a young person loses a loved one, sees violence in their home, experiences abuse or witnesses a national tragedy, these are traumatic events that can have serious and long-term impacts. Without social support to understand and communicate their feelings, this trauma can manifest into guilt, shame and anxiety. Find resources to help teens and young adults in Stark County cope with trauma.

                                                                                                                                Equitas Health

                                                                                                                                Providing supportive HIV/AIDS services for people in Stark and surrounding counties

                                                                                                                                400 Tuscarawas St. West
                                                                                                                                Suite 405
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 265-2008
                                                                                                                                Fax: (330) 754-4109
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                                                                                                                                One Health Ohio

                                                                                                                                Clinical counselors working with individuals, adolescents and families to help them cope with difficult life events.

                                                                                                                                1390 South Arch Ave.
                                                                                                                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 821-3961
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                                                                                                                                Massillon Health Department

                                                                                                                                Ensuring the accessibility of health services to all Massillon residents:

                                                                                                                                • Preventing communicable diseases
                                                                                                                                • Reducing pollution
                                                                                                                                • Health education programs
                                                                                                                                • Pest control
                                                                                                                                611 Erie St S
                                                                                                                                Massillon, OH 44646
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 830-1710
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                                                                                                                                Shipley Child Health Clinic

                                                                                                                                Community health service programs and comprehensive health care for children.

                                                                                                                                919 2nd St. NE
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44704
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 453-3386
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                                                                                                                                Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health & Recovery of Alliance

                                                                                                                                Provides outpatient psychiatric, counseling, and case management services to children, adolescents, and adults

                                                                                                                                Mental health & illness, addictions, dual disorders, behavioral issues, trauma

                                                                                                                                Closed Friday, clients directed to Canton if an emergency or direct care needed

                                                                                                                                1844 W State St
                                                                                                                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 493-4553
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                                                                                                                                Coleman Health Services – Alliance

                                                                                                                                Offers comprehensive, whole person treatment to children, adults and families in the communities we serve – regardless of their ability to pay

                                                                                                                                Delivers mental health, substance use, residential, and rehabilitation services

                                                                                                                                Walk-in Clinic:

                                                                                                                                Mon- Fri 11am – 12pm

                                                                                                                                1410 West State St.
                                                                                                                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 823-6932
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                                                                                                                                Encompass Christian Counseling

                                                                                                                                Licensed professional therapy and addiction services from a Christian perspective

                                                                                                                                Click “Learn more” for additional locations

                                                                                                                                7317 Portage St. NW
                                                                                                                                Massillon, OH 44646
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 966-1620
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                                                                                                                                Coleman Health Services – Canton

                                                                                                                                Offers comprehensive, whole person treatment to children, adults and families in the communities we serve – regardless of their ability to pay

                                                                                                                                Delivers mental health, substance use, residential, and rehabilitation services

                                                                                                                                Walk-in Clinic: Mon- Fri 8am – 2pm

                                                                                                                                400 Tuscarawas St. W
                                                                                                                                Suite 200
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 438-2400
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                                                                                                                                Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health and Recovery Inc.

                                                                                                                                Provides outpatient psychiatric, counseling, and case management services to children, adolescents, and adults

                                                                                                                                Mental health & illness, addictions, dual disorders, behavioral issues, trauma

                                                                                                                                624 Market Ave. N
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 493-4553
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                                                                                                                                Alliance Family Health Center

                                                                                                                                Connecting individuals with quality, affordable health care throughout Alliance. Services include

                                                                                                                                • Primary Care (Monday-Wednesday 8am-8pm and Thursday & Friday 8am-4pm)
                                                                                                                                • Women’s Health (Monday & Tuesday 8am-6pm, Wednesday 8am-8pm, Thursday & Friday 8am-4pm)
                                                                                                                                • Naloxone Kits


                                                                                                                                1401 South Arch Ave
                                                                                                                                Suite A
                                                                                                                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 249-7011
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                                                                                                                                Suicide & Crisis Hotline

                                                                                                                                The new three-digit dialing code, 988 Lifeline, connects callers to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. When you call, text or chat using the 988 Lifeline, you’re connected to trained counselors that are part of the 988 Lifeline network, made up of more than 200 local crisis centers. Counselors are trained to provide emotional support and crisis counseling to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  

                                                                                                                                The 988 Lifeline is available 24 hours a day,

                                                                                                                                Learn more

                                                                                                                                Community Health Care – Pediatrics

                                                                                                                                7452 Fulton Road
                                                                                                                                Suite B
                                                                                                                                Massillon, OH 44646
                                                                                                                                Phone: 330-833-4596
                                                                                                                                Phone: 330-833-4596
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                                                                                                                                Mercy Health Center of Alliance

                                                                                                                                Primary Care, Radiology & Lab, Pain Management

                                                                                                                                149 E. Simpson St.
                                                                                                                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                                Phone: 330-823-3856
                                                                                                                                Phone: 330-823-3856
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                                                                                                                                AVO Behavioral Health & Recovery

                                                                                                                                At AVO Behavioral Health & Recovery, they treat the whole person struggling with addiction and mental health with MAT, IOP, individual and group counseling. They will offer cognitive behavioral therapy, incorporating things such as art and yoga therapy.

                                                                                                                                3745 Whipple Avenue Northwest
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44718
                                                                                                                                Phone: 330-331-7506
                                                                                                                                Phone: 330-331-7506
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                                                                                                                                Sunrise Vista Behavioral Health

                                                                                                                                At Sunrise Vista, we are capable of providing the medical needs associated with substance abuse disorders in individuals also experiencing mental health related symptoms as long as the individual has a primary mental health diagnosis.

                                                                                                                                1223 Market Ave North
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44714
                                                                                                                                Phone: 234-999-4900
                                                                                                                                Phone: 234-999-4900
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                                                                                                                                McKinley Health Care Center

                                                                                                                                McKinley Health Care Center provides care after a hospital stay, ranging from short-term rehabilitation in studio apartments to wound care and specialized services.

                                                                                                                                800 Market Ave. North
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 456-1014
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                                                                                                                                Buckeye Community Health Plan

                                                                                                                                Buckeye Community Health Plan offers a 24-hour nurse advice line, care managers for doctor’s visits and transportation to medical appointments and pharmacies. Visit their website for more information.

                                                                                                                                Phone: (866) 246-4358
                                                                                                                                YTT: (800) 750-0750
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                                                                                                                                My Community Health Center

                                                                                                                                Primary health care center providing care for all patients regardless of ability to pay.

                                                                                                                                2600 7th St. SW
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44710
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 363-6242
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                                                                                                                                Alliance City Health Department

                                                                                                                                Collaborates with public health partners to protect Alliance residents.

                                                                                                                                Nursing Programs:

                                                                                                                                • Immunizations
                                                                                                                                • WIC Supplemental Food Program
                                                                                                                                • Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic
                                                                                                                                • Tuberculosis Skin Testing
                                                                                                                                • HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing
                                                                                                                                • Children with Medical Handicaps
                                                                                                                                • Cribs for Kids
                                                                                                                                • Car Seat Installation/Inspection Station
                                                                                                                                • Newborn Home Visitation Program
                                                                                                                                • Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
                                                                                                                                • Medicaid Enrollment Assistance

                                                                                                                                Environmental Health Programs

                                                                                                                                537 East Market St.
                                                                                                                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 821-7373
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                                                                                                                                Occupational Safety and Health Administration

                                                                                                                                Report emergencies and cases of unsafe working conditions, health or safety violations.

                                                                                                                                Essex Place, 6393 Oak Tree Blvd.
                                                                                                                                Suite 203
                                                                                                                                Independence, OH 44131
                                                                                                                                Phone: (216) 447-4194
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                                                                                                                                Canton City Health Department

                                                                                                                                Helping to prevent the spread of disease, promote healthy practices and protect the health of Canton City residents.

                                                                                                                                • Programs: 
                                                                                                                                  • Request Narcan Kit via mail by submitting form here.
                                                                                                                                  • WIC
                                                                                                                                    • Effective March 16, Canton City WIC services are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Click here for details. **At this time, infants and children do not need to be present in our office when staff issue food benefits to your WIC Card.*
                                                                                                                                  • Nursing Division 
                                                                                                                                    • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Clinic
                                                                                                                                    • Childhood Immunization Clinic
                                                                                                                                    • International Travel Clinic
                                                                                                                                  • THRIVE
                                                                                                                                    • Pregnant?
                                                                                                                                420 Market Ave.
                                                                                                                                North Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 489-3231
                                                                                                                                Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
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                                                                                                                                Stark County Health Department

                                                                                                                                Serves the public health needs of more than 250,000 people in Stark County:

                                                                                                                                7235 Whipple Ave. NW
                                                                                                                                North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 493-9904
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                                                                                                                                Access Health Stark County

                                                                                                                                Guiding individuals and families to quality, affordable medical care in Stark County. 

                                                                                                                                408 9th St. SW
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44707
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 437-3715
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                                                                                                                                Coleman Crisis Services

                                                                                                                                If you need immediate help, or are experiencing a mental health crisis, professional and confidential consultation is available. Call or text the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 if you are experiencing thoughts of suicide.

                                                                                                                                Walk-in Clinic: 24/7 Crisis Services

                                                                                                                                Call-in Clinic: 24/7 Crisis Services

                                                                                                                                2421 13th Street NW
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44708
                                                                                                                                24/7 Phone: (330) 452-6000
                                                                                                                                24/7 Phone: (330) 452-6000
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                                                                                                                                Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

                                                                                                                                24/7 Phone #’s
                                                                                                                                Call or text: 988
                                                                                                                                Chat on website:
                                                                                                                                Or call: 330-452-6000 

                                                                                                                                The new three-digit dialing code, 988 Lifeline, connects callers to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. When you call, text or chat using the 988 Lifeline, you’re connected to trained counselors that are part of the 988 Lifeline network, made up of more than 200 local crisis centers. Counselors are trained to provide emotional support and crisis counseling to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  

                                                                                                                                Hotline: (330) 452-6000
                                                                                                                                Hotline: (330) 452-6000
                                                                                                                                Textline: Text 4hope to 741741
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                                                                                                                                Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Alliance

                                                                                                                                Mental and behavioral health services for Alliance children and families.

                                                                                                                                SERVICES AT A GLANCE UNDER ALL PROGRAMS

                                                                                                                                Prevention and Consultation: Prevention services are designed to reduce risk factors, increase resiliency and prevent the development of further at-risk behavior. Mental health service providers offer consultation to administrators, teachers, parents or other adults to recommend behavior modification strategies and to provide support or suggestions.


                                                                                                                                Diagnostic Assessment: A mental health professional conducts a diagnostic assessment to determine whether a child or youth has a mental health disorder by gathering information about the child’s life situation,

                                                                                                                                Parkway Learning & Development Center
                                                                                                                                1490 Parkway Blvd
                                                                                                                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 823-5335
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                                                                                                                                Community Health Care – Canal Fulton

                                                                                                                                944 East Cherry Street
                                                                                                                                Suite 1292
                                                                                                                                Canal Fulton, OH 44614
                                                                                                                                Phone: 330-854-4574
                                                                                                                                Phone: 330-854-4574
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                                                                                                                                Summa Health Green Urgent Care

                                                                                                                                3593 S. Arlington Rd.
                                                                                                                                Uniontown, OH 44685
                                                                                                                                Phone : (234) 867-6600
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                                                                                                                                Lifecare Family Health & Dental Center

                                                                                                                                Lifecare Family Health & Dental Center provides affordable, accessible and comprehensive health care services to residents of Canton, Massillon and surrounding Stark County Ohio communities. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), open to persons of all ages regardless of ability to pay and health insurance status. New patients are always welcome. We accept Medicaid, Medicare and most private insurance plans. Reduced rates are available for qualifying uninsured patients. Lifecare’s dedicated team of family physicians,

                                                                                                                                2725 Lincoln St. E
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44707
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 454-2000
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                                                                                                                                Planned Parenthood: Canton Health Center

                                                                                                                                High-quality, affordable health care and education services:

                                                                                                                                • LGBTQ+ services
                                                                                                                                • Men’s health
                                                                                                                                • STD testing, treatment and vaccination
                                                                                                                                • Women’s health
                                                                                                                                2663 Cleveland Ave. NW
                                                                                                                                Canton, OH 44709
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 456-7191
                                                                                                                                Fax: (330) 456-9679
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                                                                                                                                Providing counseling, support, advocacy, and education with a focus on prevention and treatment in the home, community, office, or telehealth.

                                                                                                                                Additional Program:
                                                                                                                                The Prevent Relapse Occurrence Team with Enhanced Case management and Treatment (Protect) works with juveniles who have shown sexual behavior problems who are not incarcerated or are returning to the community following separation. PROTECT services are designed to work specifically with individuals who have been identified as participating in “sexting” behavior or other minor-related sexual behavioral issues.

                                                                                                                                4579 Everhard Rd NW
                                                                                                                                Suite A
                                                                                                                                North Canton, OH 44718
                                                                                                                                Phone: (440) 260-6466
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                                                                                                                                CommQuest Alliance

                                                                                                                                CommQuest Alliance Outpatient

                                                                                                                                Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, and rape crisis

                                                                                                                                1207 West State St.
                                                                                                                                Suites F & M
                                                                                                                                Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                                                Phone: (330) 821-8407
                                                                                                                                Fax: (330) 821-8506
                                                                                                                                Stark County Sexual Assault Hotline - to connect to Alliance Rape Crisis Program: (330) 452-1111
                                                                                                                                Stark County Sexual Assault Hotline - to connect to Alliance Rape Crisis Program: (330) 452-1111
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