Most people will experience a traumatic event at some point in their lives. Whether it is a natural disaster, exposure to violence or abuse, or the death of a loved one, a person’s ability to cope with these experiences can have a lasting effect. When a teen experiences trauma, they may respond differently than a younger child or an adult. Find local resources to help support young people who have gone through trauma in Stark County.
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
Without treatment, mental health symptoms can worsen over time and have a significant impact on an individual’s relationships, career and self-esteem. Working with a professional counselor can help you open up about your feelings and get on a healthy track toward mental health and recovery. Find counseling resources available to support young people 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