You are not alone

Growing up can be a challenging and isolating experience, but the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. You have a community of supporters behind you to listen, ask questions and provide thoughtful guidance without judgment. No matter the adversity you might be facing, find the encouragement you need to move forward in a positive direction. Stark Help Central is a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for young people of all ages and backgrounds.

Help is available here in Stark County

There may be times when you feel down, frustrated, isolated or alone. Maybe you’re experiencing pain following a breakup, stress before a major test, problems at home or a fight with your best friend.

Be patient with yourself and don’t be afraid to ask for help. You can reach out to your friends, family, teachers, guidance counselors and other trusted adults. Or you can call a free and confidential hotline to discuss your concerns anonymously.

The resources available here in Stark County can help you to take control of your thoughts and feelings – reminding you that you’re never alone.