Alcoholism & recovery

From partying to binge drinking, teenage alcohol use is a very real concern for many young people in Stark County. Fortunately, there are numerous treatment programs in the area helping peers and parents to develop strategies to overcome teenage alcohol use. If you think you or someone you know may have a drinking problem, reach out today for support.

Signs of alcoholism

Be on the lookout for the following warning signs if you believe someone you know may be struggling with an addiction to alcohol:

  • Drinks to relax, deal with stress or feel normal
  • Experiences blackouts or short-term memory loss
  • Frequent hangovers
  • Hides drinking or drinks alone
  • Irritability and changes in behavior
  • Makes excuses for heavy alcohol consumption
  • Prioritizes alcohol over responsibilities
  • Withdraws from friends and family members

References

Question to ask yourself

Are you concerned you may have a drinking problem? Ask yourself the following questions to determine if it’s time to reach out for help:

  • Do you ever need a drink first thing in the morning to get over a hangover or feel normal?
  • Do you find yourself drinking way more than you planned?
  • Do you go through withdrawal symptoms when you’re not drinking?
  • Do you have alcohol cravings?
  • Do you wish you could cut down on your drinking?
  • Does drinking make you feel guilty or ashamed?
  • Does it upset you when people comment on your drinking?
  • Has drinking caused you to put yourself or others in danger?
  • Has drinking gotten you into trouble?
  • Has drinking made you feel down, anxious or sick?
  • Have you lost interest in activities you once enjoyed?

References

Alliance resources

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Alliance

Mental and behavioral health services for Alliance children and families.
1207 West State St.
Suite G
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 823-5335

Coleman Behavioral Health: Alliance Office

Evidence-based mental health and substance use recovery services to promote resiliency and healing.
1410 West State St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 823-6932

CommQuest: Alliance Detox and Recovery Unit

Medication, counseling and case management to begin the recovery process:
  • Medication-assisted recovery
  • Detoxification
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Case management services
200 East State St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 821-8503

CommQuest Services: Alliance

Strengthening families through behavioral/mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery services.
1207 West State St.
Suites F & M
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 821-8407
Fax: (330) 821-8506

Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health & Recovery of Alliance

Education, counseling, psychiatry and support for children, adolescents and adults.
1218 W. State St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 493-4553
Canton resources

BRIGHT House and Smith House: CommQuest

Residential treatment for adolescent males (Smith House) and females (BRIGHT House).
811 Faircrest St.
Canton, OH 44706
Phone : (330) 639-4408

Canton City Health Department: Project SWAP

Helping to curb the spread of HIV, hepatitis C and other blood-borne infections.
420 Market Ave. N
North Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 489-3231

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Belden Village

Mental and behavioral health services for children and families.
4641 Fulton Dr. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 433-6075

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Plain Community

Support and resiliency services to help families overcome life’s challenges.
1811 Schneider St. NE
Door 6
Canton, OH 44721
Phone: (330) 470-4061

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Shipley Office

Support and resiliency services to help families overcome life’s challenges.
919 2nd St. NE
Canton, OH 44704
Phone: (330) 454-7917

Coleman Professional Services

Crisis management, mental and behavioral health, adult care and employment services.
400 Tuscarawas St. W
Suite 200
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 438-2400

CommQuest Services

Strengthening families through mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery support services.
625 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 455-0374

CommQuest Services: Canton

Medication-assisted recovery clinic offering methadone and Suboxone as well as outpatient counseling and drug testing.
1341 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 453-8252

Deliverance House: CommQuest

Non-medical residential program for adult women with moderate substance use and mental health needs.
1711 Spring Ave. NE
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-6800

Domestic Violence Project, Inc.

Serving survivors of domestic violence through prevention, education, intervention training and public awareness.
720 19th St NE
Canton, OH 44714
Hotline: (330) 453-7233

Glenbeigh

Intensive outpatient services and support for loved ones.
4661 Belpar St. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: 1 (800) 234-1001
Local: (330) 492-2600

Hope House 4 Women

Provides temporary housing, clothing and support for women in a Christian environment.
2410 12th St. SW
Canton, OH 44710
Phone: (330) 956-5594

The Lenzy Family Institute: Cleveland Ave.

Comprehensive rehabilitation and therapy services for all ages.
3757 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 956-5936

The Lenzy Family Institute: Fulton Ave.

Health, wellness and rehab services to help bridge the gap to recovery.
1930 Fulton Ave. NW
Suite 103
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 956-5936

Lifecare Family Health & Dental Center

Behavioral health services and support for adults, children, adolescents, couples and families coping with difficult life events.
2725 Lincoln St. E
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 454-2000

Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health and Recovery Inc.

Education, counseling, psychiatry and support for children, adolescents and adults.
624 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 493-4553

SAFY of Ohio: Canton/Akron

Community-based support services for Ohio families:
  • Adoption services
  • Behavioral health
  • Family preservation
  • Older youth services
  • Therapeutic foster care
6279 Frank Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 305-1668

Stark County Family Council

Wraparound services for youth and families who have complex, multi-system needs. Visit their website for more information.
2100 38th St. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 492-8136, ext. 1481

Stark County Job & Family Services

For help with the foster system, emancipation, employment, independent living skills, basic needs referrals and more. Visit their website for more information.
221 3rd St. SE
Canton, OH 44702
Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
Local: (330) 452-4661
TDD: (330) 451-8879
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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.
121 Cleveland Ave. SW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 455-6644
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Stark County TASC, Inc.

Provides community-based treatment options for juveniles and adults.
624 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 479-1912
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Summa Health Addiction Medicine Intensive Outpatient Program

Comprehensive evaluations and referrals for individuals with mental health and substance use problems.
3730 Whipple Ave. NW
Suite 5
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 491-9215

Summit Psychological Associates: Downtown Canton

Comprehensive mental health and substance use services for prevention, treatment and recovery.
800 Market Ave N.
Suite 400
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (234) 410-3070
Fax: (234) 360-3426

Summit Psychological Associates: North Canton

Comprehensive mental health and substance use services for prevention, treatment and recovery.
4450 Belden Village St. NW
Suite 701
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 493-2554
Massillon resources

BrightView Massillon

Addiction treatment center offering medication-assisted treatment, individual therapy, group therapy, social support and case management.
3545 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: 1=833-510-HELP (4357)
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CommQuest Services: Massillon

Strengthening families through behavioral/mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery services.
130 1st St. NW
Massillon, OH 44647
Phone: (330) 833-0234
Fax: (330) 837-7705

Wilson Hall: CommQuest

Non-medical, residential treatment program for adult men with substance use dependencies.
1680 Nave Rd. SE
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 830-8740
Hours: Thursdays – 8 p.m.
Minerva resources

CommQuest Services: Minerva

Strengthening families through behavioral/mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery services.
620 East Lincoln Way
Minerva, OH 44657
Phone: (330) 868-3401
Fax: (330) 868-3402
Information & referrals

United Way of Greater Stark County

Instantly connect with health and social services throughout Stark County.
Hotline: 211
Hotline: 211
Hours: 24/7 guidance
Helpful resources

5 Ways to Monitor Your Teen

In order to keep your child safe, it is important to keep an eye on them and look out for warning signs and risky behaviors.

Be on The Lookout – Parents, Youth and Alcohol Abuse

Resources to help parents in Stark County set boundaries and monitor their children for alcohol and substance use.

Child Mind Institute

Find information and resources to help support your child’s safety and sobriety.

Drug-Free Stark County

Join engaged community members who meet to discuss ways to support the needs of our area’s young people. Call (330) 455-6644 for details.

Home Teen Proofing Checklist

Learn ways to keep your child away from dangerous items in your home, including alcohol, drugs, firearms and more.

Top 8 Reasons Why Kids Try Alcohol & Drugs

To prevent or address your child’s substance use, it is helpful to first understand why they use.

Youth.gov

Data, articles, tools and guides to help support teen substance use prevention, treatment and recovery.