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  • 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.
    • Telehealth is here!
      Whether you are new to professional mental health support or have been in treatment before, telethealth is here to help.
      • 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.

              • 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.
                    • 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.

                      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,

                      • 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,

                        • 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?

                          • 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.
                            • Mental health service providers

                              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,

                              • 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
                                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.
                                • 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.
                                  • 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.
                                    • 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.
                                      • Men’s Mental Health

                                        Sometimes you might hear the terms mental wellness or mental health and think they mean the same thing. While they are connected, they actually mean two different things. What the difference?  Mental Wellness is your overall mental wellbeing, and everyone has it! Mental wellness is when people can recognize their abilities, cope with typical stress, work and function well.  In order to be mentally well, we have to take care of our minds just like we do the rest of our body.

                                        • 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.
                                          • 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)
                                          • 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.

                                            • 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.
                                              • 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.
                                                    • 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.
                                                      • Alternative Therapies for Mental Health
                                                        6 Holistic Outlets to Improve Your Mental Health & Wellbeing

                                                        More and more people are realizing how important our mental health is to our overall wellbeing. While traditional medical treatments play an integral role in maintaining good mental health, holistic mental health outlets provide a complementary approach. Though not a substitute for professional help, these outlets offer unique strategies to improve your mental and overall health

                                                        These alternative therapies for mental health range from free,

                                                        • 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.

                                                          • 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.

                                                            • 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.
                                                                    • 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.
                                                                      • 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.

                                                                        • Most Common Misconceptions About Mental Health
                                                                          Mental Health Assumptions: Fact or Fiction?

                                                                          Despite all the information available about anxiety, depression, addiction and other mental health issues, many misconceptions persist.

                                                                          Mental health misconceptions can be dangerous when they keep people from getting the treatment they need. Let’s talk about mental health issues and learn to separate fact from fiction. What are some common misconceptions about mental health?

                                                                          Fact: Mental Health Issues Are Actually Quite Common

                                                                          Mental health issues are uncommon,

                                                                          • HOPE Program Addresses Mental Health in Those on Probation
                                                                            Stark County’s HOPE Program is an alternative to prison for those who have a history of mental health issues and are involved in a probation offense.
                                                                            • Children with incarcerated parents
                                                                              Having a parent in prison can have a significant impact on a child’s mental and behavioral health. To help reduce the risk for negative outcomes, such as depression, substance use and criminal behavior, it is important for communities to wrap around children with incarcerated parents.
                                                                              • Early childhood immunizations

                                                                                It is important that children receive immunizations early in life to help protect them from potentially life-threatening illnesses and diseases. If your child is behind on their shots, don’t worry. Your pediatric or primary care physician can help determine a make-up vaccination schedule, so your child can get safely back on track.

                                                                                • Mental Health Awareness Month Tips: 4 Ways to Participate

                                                                                  Mental Health Awareness Month is observed every May in the United States. It’s a time to recognize that our mental health is part of our overall health, fight stigmas surrounding mental health issues, learn about various issues and policies, and more. Whether or not you are personally dealing with a mental health issue, it is important to find ways to participate in Mental Health Awareness Month.

                                                                                  Here are four Mental Health Awareness Month tips so you can participate and support those around you.

                                                                                  • 3 Reasons Why Nature is Good for Your Mental Health

                                                                                    During the pandemic, everyone seemed to realize the importance of getting outside and enjoying the fresh air. Think about how much lighter you feel after taking your dog for a walk. Or how energized your mind is after a hike in the woods. Or even consider the boost you get from a warm, sunshine-filled day. It should be no secret how nature helps our mental health.

                                                                                    Let’s explore just a few of the ways nature and mental health are connected.

                                                                                    • Applying for disability

                                                                                      Do you feel that you or someone you know is eligible for disability services? If you are no longer able to work due to an illness, accident or injury, you may qualify for social security disability insurance in Stark County. Learn how to apply for disability assistance and get started today.

                                                                                      • Aging out of foster care

                                                                                        For young people from 16 to 21 in Stark County, independent living services are available during the transition out of foster care. Specialists can help with the coordination of services to help facilitate a happy and healthy journey toward adulthood. Learn more about the social and support services available to teens and young adults in the Stark County foster system.

                                                                                        • How school districts throughout Stark County are addressing safety concerns
                                                                                          The goal in Stark County is to keep every student safe. If students don’t feel safe, they’re not able to perform at their best academically.
                                                                                          • Immediate assistance

                                                                                            If you or someone you know is in crisis, it is important to seek help immediately. No matter if you’re struggling with depression, substance use, relationship problems or family turmoil, free and confidential support is available. You are not alone and talking to someone could help save a life.

                                                                                            • Basic Needs: Early Childhood

                                                                                              If you are looking for pregnancy support, have a young child at home or need financial assistance to make ends meet, finding help is easier than ever. Learn about programs and organizations committed to providing basic needs to growing families in Stark County. Because no baby should go without the necessary items for a healthy and safe start to life.

                                                                                              • Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness

                                                                                                Mental health is an important part of one’s overall wellbeing. Similar to physical health, early detection of mental health issues can be pivotal in ensuring more effective treatment, a speedy recovery and a better quality of life.  

                                                                                                However, we must understand that while we can recognize signs of distress, the diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues are a complex process best left to professionals. 

                                                                                                Understanding the early warning signs of mental illness is not your chance to diagnose someone.

                                                                                                • Public Benefits Assistance: Application & Eligibility

                                                                                                  Navigating life’s challenges is difficult enough. We’re here to make finding help for basic needs simple. Learn how to apply for cash, food and/or medical assistance and get started today. Cases are processed in the order they are received, so it is important to start the process as soon as possible.

                                                                                                  Public assistance applications can take up to 30 days to complete. If you need immediate food, clothing, housing or medical help, please view these other resources:

                                                                                                  • Drugs & alcohol
                                                                                                    Young people may turn to alcohol and drugs as a way to numb emotional pain from personal trauma or as result of peer influence. Youth substance use is a key contributor to problems at school, poor social relationships, motor vehicle accidents and mental health issues. With professional treatment, recovery is possible.
                                                                                                    • Introducing
                                                                                             provides information and support to youth, young adults and engaged members of our community.
                                                                                                      • Basic Needs: Childhood

                                                                                                        In order to grow up happy and healthy, kids need a roof over their heads, food on the table and access to quality medical care. Unfortunately, this is not a reality for many of Stark County’s youngest residents. Find local organizations connecting children in our community with the basic items they need to thrive. Together, we can help keep our kids safe and supported.

                                                                                                        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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                                                                                                        Community Health Care

                                                                                                        Multiple locations including Massillon, Canal Fulton and Louisville

                                                                                                        6724 Wales Avenue NW
                                                                                                        Massillon, OH 44646
                                                                                                        Phone: 330-837-4264
                                                                                                        Phone: 330-837-4264
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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:

                                                                                                        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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                                                                                                        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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                                                                                                        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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                                                                                                        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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                                                                                                        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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                                                                                                        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

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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?
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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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                                                                                                        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 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,

                                                                                                        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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                                                                                                        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
                                                                                                        Learn more


                                                                                                        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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                                                                                                        Quality of Life Health Care Service, LLC

                                                                                                        Quality of Life Health Care Service, LLC provides care services for those with developmental disabilities in Stark, Summit, and Portage counties.

                                                                                                        2019 NE Maple Ave.
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44714
                                                                                                        Phone: (234) 207-5944
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                                                                                                        Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Plain Community

                                                                                                        Mental and behavioral health services for children and families.

                                                                                                        1811 Schneider St. NE
                                                                                                        Door 6
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44721
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 470-4061
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                                                                                                        Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Belden Village

                                                                                                        Mental and behavioral health services for children and families.

                                                                                                        • Case management
                                                                                                        • Diagnostic mental health assessments
                                                                                                        • Medication management

                                                                                                        Trauma and grief-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and SITCAP services to reduce risk and increase childhood resiliency:

                                                                                                        • Case management
                                                                                                        • Diagnostic mental health assessments
                                                                                                        • Medication management
                                                                                                        4641 Fulton Dr. NW
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44718
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 433-6075
                                                                                                        Trauma Services: (330) 454-7917
                                                                                                        Trauma Services: (330) 454-7917
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                                                                                                        Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Shipley Office

                                                                                                        Mental and behavioral health services for children and families.

                                                                                                        919 2nd St. NE
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44704
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 454-7917
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                                                                                                        Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery

                                                                                                        Funding for mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery support services. Visit their website for more information about StarkMHAR.

                                                                                                        121 Cleveland Ave. SW
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 455-6644
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                                                                                                        Refuge of Hope

                                                                                                        Providing meals, clothing, and medical care for men, women, and children
                                                                                                        Also provides shelter to homeless men – call the Stark County Homeless Hotline 330-452-4363

                                                                                                        715 2nd St.
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44704
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 453-1785
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                                                                                                        ICAN Housing

                                                                                                        Connecting people to housing, mental health services and community support in Stark County, Ohio.

                                                                                                        Need help? Click here for first steps.

                                                                                                        1214 Market Ave. N
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44714
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 455-9100
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                                                                                                        CommQuest Canton

                                                                                                        Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, education and employment services, detox, hot meals, social center

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                                                                                                        CommQuest Massillon

                                                                                                        Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, family housing, male residential addiction treatment, driver intervention program

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                                                                                                        Louis Stokes Canton VA Outpatient Clinic

                                                                                                        A multi-specialty clinic that provides a range of health care and mental health services to veterans.

                                                                                                        733 Market Ave. S
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44702
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 489-4600
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                                                                                                        Aultman/Alliance Community Hospital

                                                                                                        Health care facility dedicated to improving the health of Alliance residents and surrounding communities.

                                                                                                        Emergency care with no appointment necessary.

                                                                                                        200 East State St.
                                                                                                        Alliance, OH 44601
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 596-6000
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                                                                                                        Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities

                                                                                                        A Major Unusual Incident (MUI) is an event that negatively impacts the health, safety or wellbeing of an individual with developmental disabilities. If you or someone you know is experiencing a major unusual incident, call the 24-hour hotline to report the event.

                                                                                                        MUI Hotline: 330-477-4477

                                                                                                        The Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities exists to connect individuals and families with the services they need for health, safety, education and a high quality of life.

                                                                                                        2950 Whipple Ave. NW
                                                                                                        Canton, OH 44708
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 477-5200
                                                                                                        Intake: (330) 479-3582
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                                                                                                        Vista Psychological & Counseling Centre, LLC

                                                                                                        Affordable health care for adults, children and families.

                                                                                                        1201 South Main St.
                                                                                                        Suite 100
                                                                                                        North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 244-8782
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                                                                                                        NE Family Care Counseling Center

                                                                                                        A comprehensive mental health center for Stark County and surrounding areas.

                                                                                                        1303 W Maple St
                                                                                                        North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                        Phone: 330-966-8677
                                                                                                        Phone: 330-966-8677
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                                                                                                        Building Blocks Counseling Center

                                                                                                        Mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery services.

                                                                                                        7300 Whipple Ave. NW
                                                                                                        Suite 1
                                                                                                        North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 433-2390
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                                                                                                        Father Matthew Herttna Counseling Center

                                                                                                        Mental health counseling and referrals available at the Walsh University campus.

                                                                                                        2020 East Maple St.
                                                                                                        North Canton, OH 44720
                                                                                                        Phone: (330) 490-7248
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