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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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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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Overdose Rescue Kits Help Save Lives

An increase in heroin and prescription opiate abuse coupled with accidental drug overdoses have resulted in the ADAMHS Board adding another tool in the fight against addiction. Overdose rescue kits, sometimes referred to as Narcan Kits or Naloxone Kits, were recently purchased by the ADAMHS Board and distributed to local law enforcement agencies for use […]

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ADAMHS Board Welcomes New Members

Ms. Polly Patin-Mellor, Dover and Michael “Mickey” Zimmerman, New Philadelphia, were appointed to the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADAMHS) of Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties.  Each were administered their oaths of office during the Board’s April Governing Board meeting. Patin-Mellor previously served on the Board and was reappointed by the Department of […]

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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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