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Board Recognized for Service at MLK NAACP Breakfast

The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County was honored by the NAACP at the 2015 Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast.

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Trauma Training for Mental Health & Recovery Board Members

Members of the Mental Health & Recovery Board attended a Trauma Training in January 2015 to gain a greater understanding about the importance of understanding a client’s trauma experience.

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Spring Family to Family Program Starting March 10

You’re invited to attend a free Family to Family education series starting on Tuesday, March 10. The program is sponsored by the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County and the Portage Coun...

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Community Innovations Grant Awarded to Portage County through the Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services

Tracy Plouck, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, was in Portage County to announce the Portage grant of $106,000 to help inmates with mental illness and opiate ad...

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OMHAS Director to visit Portage Dec. 9 for grant launch

Join us for the launch of the Portage County Community Innovations Grant...a step forward in treating addiction in Portage County. The grant helps inmates with addiction and mental illness transition ...

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Portage NAMI support group for families who have a child with mental illness

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Root House earns Best Community Service award

Root House, the county’s residential treatment facility for men with addictions, was honored as Best Community Services Program by Visioning in Portage.

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Jeff Langstaff recognized with CIT award

Kent Police Dept. Juvenile Counselor Jeff Langstaff was honored as the first Crisis Intervention Team Exemplary Professional.

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Matt Butcher is named CIT Officer of the Year

Kent Police officer earns 2014 Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year Award for his work with persons in crisis in the community.

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