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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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Issue 28 Passes With Overwhelming Support!

Organizers and supporters of Issue 28, the 0.5 mill ADAMHS Board renewal levy on the Nov. 3 ballot, are offering their appreciation of the overwhelming support of the community as they continue the work of addressing mental illness and addiction in Tuscarawas County. By a nearly 2-1 margin, the voting results continued a trend of […]

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Walk Out of Darkness Event a Success

On September 27th, over 250 people attended the Walk Out of Darkness suicide awareness event at Lee Stadium in Newcomerstown.  The first annual event, attended by individuals whose lives have been touched by suicide, was one of many held nation wide to promote awareness about suicide and depression and raise money for suicide prevention, research […]

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Implementation of the Sequential Intercept Model Underway

Local officials representing various Courts, not-for-profits, police departments and concerned citizens are in the process of developing recommendations that will improve interventions and divert individuals with mental health disorders from being disproportionately involved in the criminal justice system. The participants are using a process called the “Sequential Intercept Model or SIM” developed by the National […]

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