Before substance use becomes an issue in a young person’s life, it is important to start early with prevention and resiliency strategies. Many youth and teens are faced with difficult, challenging situations in life. When they have the necessary skills to overcome adversity, they are better equipped to cope without resorting to drugs or alcohol. Learn about the prevention and resiliency programs available in Stark County.
A youth-led, adult-guided leadership development group providing a safe place for students to come together to promote, celebrate and encourage healthy decisions regarding substance use. Find more information online or reach out directly.
These local resources can help you find ways to prevent teens from using drugs.
Talk to your local school district to learn about the school-based prevention programs available near you.
Prevention program aimed at parents and caregivers of youth and teens in Stark County.
Collection of helpful heroin and opiate support resources.
Community partnership helping to increase public awareness of the harmful effects of substance use.
Advocating for education and awareness to help influence public policies and strengthen Ohio communities.
Helping individuals, families and friends affected by mental illness to transform their experiences into grassroots advocacy campaigns.
Information about prevention, treatment and recovery resources in Ohio.
Resources for students, educators and parents as they work to address our area’s increasing opiate epidemic.
Learn where to go and what to do if you or a loved is suffering from heroin or prescription opiate use.