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“We Are the Majority Rally”

Five schools attended the “We Are the Majority Rally” in Columbus at the Statehouse—Tusky Valley High School, New Phila High School, Dover High School, Carrollton High School and Tuscarawas Central Catholic on Thursday, April 28th. A total of 80 students from our area and over 1,800 students from throughout Ohio heard speakers who discussed the […]

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2016 New Board Members

The ADAMHS Board of Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties announces the appointment of six new Board Members. From left to right, they are Jeff Neidig, Tuscarawas County; Chris Sand-Ashley, Tuscarawas County; Mary Ann Otte, Tuscarawas County; Julie Smith, Tuscarawas County; Calvin Graham, Carroll County; Christi Lamb, Tuscarawas County

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CVS Pharmacies Announce Availability of Naloxone throughout Ohio

This week, CVS Health announced would make the opioid overdose reversal medicine naloxone available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations across Ohio beginning in late March 2016.  White House National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp joined CVS Health in making the […]

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Board of Directors Meeting

At the November 19, 2014 ADAMHS Board of Directors meeting at Atwood Lodge, the Carrollton High School Youth Led Prevention group previewed their interactive performance “The pHarming Effects”.  This presentation addresses the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs and how it is affecting youth today, and ultimately the communities they live in.  Other information presented […]

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Wing Walkers

The Tuscarawas/Carroll Co. Survivor of Suicide Support Group/Wing Walkers plus family and friends walked in North Canton’s First Out of Darkness Walk on October 5th.  Out of Darkness Walks are held nationwide, and raise money for vital research and educational programs to prevent suicide and save lives.  Through these walks, awareness is raised about depression […]

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Local Homeless Count to be Held This Month

Volunteers from several social service agencies in Tuscarawas County will participate in the National Street and Shelter Homeless Point-in-Time Count, to be held locally on January 27th, 2015. This coordinated effort is used to establish the number of individuals currently living in emergency shelters or places not otherwise meant for human habitation in a designated […]

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Opiate Task Force

In June of 2014 the Ohio Supreme Court challenged local court jurisdictions, elected officials and various social service organizations to work more closely on strategies to stem the rash of heroin abuse and overdose deaths occurring in communities across Ohio.  Since the conclusion of the Supreme Court’s Statewide Judicial Symposium on Opiate Addiction, Judge Nanette […]

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