What is the Board? What does it do?
The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Stark County is a volunteer-led, government-run organization devoted to behavioral wellness and recovery in our community.
Through advocating, educating and funding, the Board works to ensure people of Stark County have access to a state-of-the-art mental health and recovery system. The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Stark County enriches lives through wellness and recovery by partnering with service provider agencies in the areas of mental health and alcohol and drug addiction prevention, intervention and treatment.The volunteer members of the Board, as well as staff employed by the Board, are committed to ensuring all mental health or alcohol and drug prevention, intervention and treatment services are of the highest possible standard for the Stark County community. Learn more »
Promoting Trauma-Informed Care in Stark County
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. According to The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, "By age 16, approximately 25% of children and adolescents in the U.S. experience at least one potentially traumatic event, including life threatening accidents, disasters, maltreatment, assault and family and community violence."
Learn more about Trauma-Informed Care through statistics, a defintion of ACEs and this 16-minute TED Talk »
How is Trauma-Informed Care impacting Stark County? Read about the new Community Response Team from the Oct. 4, 2015 Repository article »
VisionEnriching lives through wellness and recovery
MissionPeople of Stark County have access to a state-of-the-art mental health and recovery system
In the News
- Looking for a job in the behavioral health field? Click here
- FASD Family Support Group. For more information contact Heather Johnson at 330-412-9895 or email Tina Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Stark County's Drug Drop-off sites, click here to view locations
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