When a young person’s safety and well-being is threatened, it can have negative effects for a lifetime. It’s often more challenging for a young adult to cope with such events because they’re also dealing with other significant challenges, including personal relationships and living independently for the first time. Whether sudden or long-lasting, these experiences can leave a young person confused, angry or anxious. Find local resources to support these emerging adults through traumatic events.
A chronic illness diagnosis such as cancer, multiple sclerosis or cystic fibrosis can come as a shock. It is important to know that you don’t have to go through it alone. If you or a loved one is coping with a debilitating illness diagnosis, support is available here in Stark County.Read more Emergency
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.Read more Emergency
Every 98 seconds, someone experiences sexual assault. This could include actions such as harassment, rape or sexual violence. For a young person who has suffered sexual abuse, the effects can be long lasting, leading to physical, emotional and psychological harm. Find rape crisis services and sexual abuse support groups available in Stark County.Read more Emergency
If symptoms of trauma are left untreated, they can worsen over time and have a significant impact on your life. Getting help early can help you cope, lessen the impact of long-term mental health problems and improve the chances of recovering fully. Find counseling resources available here in Stark County.Read more Emergency
Whether you are caring for a loved one who has been affected by a traumatic experience or you are struggling with trauma yourself, the right support group can make all the difference during this challenging time. Find local trauma recovery and support groups available for individuals and families in Stark County.Read more Emergency
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.Read more Emergency