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.
The following skills can help you educate your peers, loved ones and important decision-makers about mental health and addiction-related issues:
Advocacy action plan to help address issues related to substance use and addiction.
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.
Improving the lives of individuals and families in Stark County who have been touched by mental illness through public education and information, family and peer support, advocacy, fundraising and awareness.