Trauma recovery & support groups near me

Whether you are caring for a loved one who has been affected by a traumatic experience or you are struggling with trauma recovery yourself, the right support group can make a meaningful difference during this challenging time. Find local trauma support groups near you and your family in Stark County.

Grief support groups

Aultman Hospital

The largest hospital in Stark County. Emergency Room provides services for individuals with urgent health care concerns. Also a place for parents to safely and legally give their babies up. Aultman Serenity Program provides medical forensic nursing care to individuals impacted by violence. Including individuals that have experienced: abuse and neglect, domestic violence, human trafficking, or sexual assault. Offer grief support groups, more details online here.
2600 6th St. SW
Canton, OH 44710
Phone: (330) 452-9911
Emergency Room: (330) 363-6203
Emergency Room: (330) 363-6203
Hours: 24/7

Cleveland Clinic at Mercy Hospital

Emergency health care services available 24/7. Child delivery and support services in Stark County:
  • Maternity and mother/baby care
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Neonatal special care nursery
  • High-risk pregnancy support
Cancer Support Group: Group of current or former cancer patients and their caregivers, family members and friends. Meets Thursdays at 6 pm. Seeds of Hope: Supporting individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Learn more on the Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital website or by calling the phone number below.
1320 Mercy Dr. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 489-1000
Cancer Support Group: (330) 430-2788
Cancer Support Group: (330) 430-2788
Seeds of Hope: (330) 489-1143
Seeds of Hope: (330) 489-1143

Light After Loss Survivors Support Group

A suicide loss survivors support group that meets every 3rd Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Visit https://lightafterlossstark.com/support-groups/ for more information.

Survivors

For individuals/families whose loved ones have died by suicide. Learn more on the Summit Psychological Associates, Inc. website or by calling the number below.
800 Market Ave N.
McKinley Center Suite 400
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (234) 718-2331
Hours: First and third Mondays of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Mental health support groups

CommQuest Canton

Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, education and employment services, detox, hot meals, social center
  • CommQuest Cleveland Ave Outpatient - 625 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, and Supported Employment Program Phone: 330-445-2677 Site Hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm Wednesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm Friday: 8:00am - 1:00pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday & Tuesday: 8:30am - 11:30am Wednesday: 12:30pm - 3:30pm Thursday: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • CommQuest Market Ave Outpatient - 1341 Market Ave N Canton, OH 44714 Medication-assisted treatment, addiction and mental health counseling, Mom + Me program, drug screenings, and Family Support Group Phone: 330-453-8252 Site Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 7:00pm Friday: 7:30am - 1:00pm Dosing Hours Monday - Friday 6:00am - 10:00am Saturday: 6:00am - 7:00am OTP Clinic Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 3:00pm Friday: 7:00am - 1:00pm Urine Drug Screen Hours Monday - Thursday: 6:00am - 1:30pm Friday: 6:00am - 12:30pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday: 10:30am - 2:30pm Tuesday: 9:30am - 4:30pm Wednesday: 8:30am - 2:30pm Thursday: 9:30am - 1:30pm Friday: 8:30am - 9:30am
  • CommQuest Detox - 2600 6th St SW Canton, OH 44710 Phone: 330-830-3393 Enrollment Hours Any day 7:00am - 10:00pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • CommQuest Samaritans Table - 627 McKinley Ave NW Canton, OH 44703 Hot meal service Thursdays 11:00am - 1:00pm Phone: 330-454-8044
  • CommQuest Canton Friendship - 2200 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44709 Social center, hot meal program, and group skills instruction Phone: 330-453-8776
  • CommQuest Payee Center - 601 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Financial assistance for those who want or need a payee Phone: 330-453-4275 Window Hours Wednesdays 9:00am - 12:00pm Phone Hours Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • CommQuest Metropolitan Centre - 601 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Administration, education & employment services, school-based services, marketing, fund development and training Phone: 330-455-0374

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Supporting individuals and families affected by depression and/or bipolar disorder. Hosted by NAMI Stark County.
Foundations, 1330 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-2888
Hours: Mondays – 4 p.m.

DRA Dual Recovery Anonymous

Support for individuals and families impacted by both mental illness and substance use. Hosted by NAMI Stark County.
Hunter House, 1114 Gonder Ave. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 455-6264
Hours: Fridays – 11:30 a.m.

Heartland Behavioral Healthcare

Patient and family outreach for those affected by mental illness.
Phone: (330) 833-3135, ext. 2170

The Gentle Shepherd Counseling Center

Licensed counselors treating and diagnosing mental health conditions. Support Groups: Contact for information about joining.
  • Men's Sexual Addiction Recovery Group Ongoing every Tuesday 6:30-8:00pm ​This therapy group is designed for men seeking to overcome a variety of unwanted sexualized behaviors. It is confidential, faith-based, and emphasizes healing from sexual brokenness, shame and guilt. The recovery process encourages personal integrity and healthy connections with other men. Membership is screened by the facilitating counselor, Dr. Rick McQuistion.
  • Women's Partners of Men with Sexual Integrity Issues Therapeutic Group Ongoing Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm ​This therapy group is designed for women with partners who struggle with sexual integrity issues. Topics that are frequently covered include: betrayal trauma & triggers, boundaries, anger, grief, sexual intimacy, and rebuilding trust. This group is confidential, faith-based, and joy-filled. May women have commented it's the first place they have found support and begun to realize they are not alone on this healing journey.
1469 South Main St.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 499-3065
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NAMI Stark County

Mental illness can be extremely isolating and it's not uncommon to lose friends along the way. This is a chance to meet new people. Support Groups are free to attend and no registration is required. Support Groups for those impacted by mental illness, family members and natural supports. Help is available; you are not alone! Visit namistarkcounty.org/support-groups/ for updated Zoom links. All groups meet virtually.
  • Friday Peer Support Group (Adults with Mental Illness): 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Friday
  • Tuesday Peer Support Group (Adults with Mental Illness): 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Tuesday
  • Sunday Night Support Group (Peers and Family Members): 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Sunday
  • Monday Family Support Group (Family Members) No Group July – August: 7:00 PM – Groups meets weekly Monday
  • Wednesday Let’s Talk Support Group (Family Members and Peers with Mental Illness/Substance Abuse) No Group July – August: 7:00 PM – Group meets weekly Wednesday
 
121 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 455-6264

OCD/Scrupulosity Support Group

Individuals living with obsessive compulsive disorder and scrupulosity.
Queen of Heaven Parish, 1800 Steese Rd.
Green, OH 44685
Phone: (330) 499-0373
Hours: Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month - 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Refuge of Hope

Providing meals, clothing, and medical care for men, women, and children Also provides shelter to homeless men - call the Stark County Homeless Hotline 330-452-4363 URBAN ARK FOOD PANTRY Grocery & Clothing Distribution Tuesday: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month: 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 215 Orchard Ave. NE,Canton, OH 44704 SHARE THE TABLE WITH US Lunch: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday Doors open at 10:30 a.m. | Meals served through 12 p.m. Dinner: Monday – Friday Doors open at 4:30 p.m. | Meals served through 6 p.m. 715 Second St NE, Canton, OH 44704 NEED SOMETHING TO WEAR? Shop for free clothing and hygiene items at our Community Care Center Monday – Friday 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. 215 Orchard Ave. NE Canton, OH 44704 NEED MEDICAL CARE? Faithful Servants Care Center Every Tuesday evening starting at 5 p.m. Call 330-495-7962 215 Orchard Ave. NE Canton, OH 44704 LifeCare Family Health & Dental Every Friday (no appointment necessary) 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. NEED A PLACE TO STAY? Call the Stark County Homeless Hotline 330-452-4363 Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 715 Second Street NE Canton, OH 44704
715 2nd St.
Canton, OH 44704
Phone: (330) 453-1785
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Substance use support groups

Find nearby Alcoholics Anonymous or Alateen meetings at al-anon.org/find-an-al-anon-meeting/.

Anonymous gathering of individuals recovering from an addiction to narcotics. Call or visit online for schedule and details.

Anonymous gathering of individuals recovering from cocaine addiction. Visit online for schedule and details.

BeSobr

Anonymous class for individuals recovering from substance use.
Cathedral of Life, 4111 38th St. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 493-LIFE (5433)

Celebrate Recovery

A Christ-centered 12-step program for recovery from all "hurts, hang-ups, and habits." Find a group at https://locator.crgroups.info/

DRA Dual Recovery Anonymous

Support for individuals and families impacted by both mental illness and substance use. Hosted by NAMI Stark County.
Hunter House, 1114 Gonder Ave. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 455-6264
Hours: Fridays – 11:30 a.m.

CommQuest Canton

Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, education and employment services, detox, hot meals, social center
  • CommQuest Cleveland Ave Outpatient - 625 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, and Supported Employment Program Phone: 330-445-2677 Site Hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm Wednesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm Friday: 8:00am - 1:00pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday & Tuesday: 8:30am - 11:30am Wednesday: 12:30pm - 3:30pm Thursday: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • CommQuest Market Ave Outpatient - 1341 Market Ave N Canton, OH 44714 Medication-assisted treatment, addiction and mental health counseling, Mom + Me program, drug screenings, and Family Support Group Phone: 330-453-8252 Site Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 7:00pm Friday: 7:30am - 1:00pm Dosing Hours Monday - Friday 6:00am - 10:00am Saturday: 6:00am - 7:00am OTP Clinic Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 3:00pm Friday: 7:00am - 1:00pm Urine Drug Screen Hours Monday - Thursday: 6:00am - 1:30pm Friday: 6:00am - 12:30pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday: 10:30am - 2:30pm Tuesday: 9:30am - 4:30pm Wednesday: 8:30am - 2:30pm Thursday: 9:30am - 1:30pm Friday: 8:30am - 9:30am
  • CommQuest Detox - 2600 6th St SW Canton, OH 44710 Phone: 330-830-3393 Enrollment Hours Any day 7:00am - 10:00pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • CommQuest Samaritans Table - 627 McKinley Ave NW Canton, OH 44703 Hot meal service Thursdays 11:00am - 1:00pm Phone: 330-454-8044
  • CommQuest Canton Friendship - 2200 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44709 Social center, hot meal program, and group skills instruction Phone: 330-453-8776
  • CommQuest Payee Center - 601 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Financial assistance for those who want or need a payee Phone: 330-453-4275 Window Hours Wednesdays 9:00am - 12:00pm Phone Hours Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • CommQuest Metropolitan Centre - 601 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Administration, education & employment services, school-based services, marketing, fund development and training Phone: 330-455-0374

Reformer’s Unanimous Addictions Program

A spiritual approach to developing lifelong sobriety.
Support for families of addicts

Find nearby Alcoholics Anonymous or Alateen meetings at al-anon.org/find-an-al-anon-meeting/.

Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families

Supporting children in Stark County with challenging home lives.
Unity Church of Truth, 4016 Wales Ave. NW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 493-3828
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CommQuest Canton

Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, education and employment services, detox, hot meals, social center
  • CommQuest Cleveland Ave Outpatient - 625 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Addiction and mental health counseling, psychiatric services, case management, and Supported Employment Program Phone: 330-445-2677 Site Hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm Wednesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm Friday: 8:00am - 1:00pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday & Tuesday: 8:30am - 11:30am Wednesday: 12:30pm - 3:30pm Thursday: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • CommQuest Market Ave Outpatient - 1341 Market Ave N Canton, OH 44714 Medication-assisted treatment, addiction and mental health counseling, Mom + Me program, drug screenings, and Family Support Group Phone: 330-453-8252 Site Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 7:00pm Friday: 7:30am - 1:00pm Dosing Hours Monday - Friday 6:00am - 10:00am Saturday: 6:00am - 7:00am OTP Clinic Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 3:00pm Friday: 7:00am - 1:00pm Urine Drug Screen Hours Monday - Thursday: 6:00am - 1:30pm Friday: 6:00am - 12:30pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday: 10:30am - 2:30pm Tuesday: 9:30am - 4:30pm Wednesday: 8:30am - 2:30pm Thursday: 9:30am - 1:30pm Friday: 8:30am - 9:30am
  • CommQuest Detox - 2600 6th St SW Canton, OH 44710 Phone: 330-830-3393 Enrollment Hours Any day 7:00am - 10:00pm Walk-In Assessment Hours Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • CommQuest Samaritans Table - 627 McKinley Ave NW Canton, OH 44703 Hot meal service Thursdays 11:00am - 1:00pm Phone: 330-454-8044
  • CommQuest Canton Friendship - 2200 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44709 Social center, hot meal program, and group skills instruction Phone: 330-453-8776
  • CommQuest Payee Center - 601 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Financial assistance for those who want or need a payee Phone: 330-453-4275 Window Hours Wednesdays 9:00am - 12:00pm Phone Hours Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • CommQuest Metropolitan Centre - 601 Cleveland Ave NW Canton, OH 44702 Administration, education & employment services, school-based services, marketing, fund development and training Phone: 330-455-0374
Other support groups

For support around gambling, visit gamblersanonymous.org/ to find meetings and support groups near you.

Compassion Church

Offer Faith Thru The Journey, a Cancer Support Group. First Thursday of each month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm in Room 204.
1920 Schneider St. NE
Canton, OH 44721
Phone: (330) 497-3166

Dementia Education and Support Group

For individuals with a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia.
Villa Maria, 122 East College St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (800) 768-6447
Hours: Thursdays – 7 p.m.

Cleveland Clinic at Mercy Hospital

Emergency health care services available 24/7. Child delivery and support services in Stark County:
  • Maternity and mother/baby care
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Neonatal special care nursery
  • High-risk pregnancy support
Cancer Support Group: Group of current or former cancer patients and their caregivers, family members and friends. Meets Thursdays at 6 pm. Seeds of Hope: Supporting individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Learn more on the Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital website or by calling the phone number below.
1320 Mercy Dr. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 489-1000
Cancer Support Group: (330) 430-2788
Cancer Support Group: (330) 430-2788
Seeds of Hope: (330) 489-1143
Seeds of Hope: (330) 489-1143

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Anonymous gathering of individuals recovering from sex addiction. Call for schedule and details.
Phone: 1 (800) 477-8191