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November 19, 2019

Fighting Hunger and Homelessness During the Holidays

For Stark County residents who struggle with hunger and homelessness, the holidays can be really difficult to get through. Learn about local resources

Marcie Bragg
Marcie Bragg
People attending a substance use group counseling meeting
October 28, 2019

CHANCE Program Helps People with Substance Use in Stark County

The CHANCE Program gives individuals in Stark County a chance to address substance use through intensive treatment. Learn more about this program.

Skylar Woods
Skylar Woods
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October 7, 2019

How Teen Court Benefits Defendants, Participants, the Court and the Community

Teen Court is an alternative to traditional juvenile court & prevents recidivism with youth-to-youth accountability. Learn about its impact on Stark County.

Skylar Woods
Skylar Woods
Entrance to the Mindfulness Walk at Petros Lake Park
August 22, 2019

Introducing the Stark County Mindfulness Walk

StarkMHAR & Stark Parks partnered to create a 1-mile Mindfulness Walk with activities to promote mental health & self-care while enjoying nature.

Allyson Rey
Allyson Rey
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May 22, 2019

Stories of Self-Advocacy

Watch these videos from Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities to find out how young people with disabilities are advocating for themselves.

Lisa Parramore
Lisa Parramore
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