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- Drug Free Stark County, The mission of Drug Free Stark County is to promote a drug-free community by mobilizing diverse partnerships; developing, implementing and supporting environmental strategies; and increasing public awareness of the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Contact Justina Gorman at Justina.Gorman@StarkMHAR.org for more information.
- Suicide Prevention Coalition, The coalition works together to promote suicide prevention activities, to reduce stigma around suicide and mental illness, and to empower individuals to get involved in saving lives. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Contact Elena Aslanides-Kandis at Elena.Kandis@StarkMHAR.org.
- Opiate & Addiction Task Force, We strive to save lives and promote community recovery through the sustainable reduction of opiate misuse and abuse. Meetings are held the third Friday of every month from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Contact Justina Gorman at Justina.Gorman@StarkMHAR.org for more information.
- Stark County Youth Led Prevention, for youth ages 14-20 committed to living a drug- and alcohol-free lifestyle.