The Portage Substance Abuse Community Coalition
 

Local community leaders have come together to form the Portage Substance Abuse Community Coalition. This group of organizations and individuals are dedicated to preventing and treating substance use disorders as well as advocating for funds and policies to address addiction.

 

The group meets at 1pm on the second Thursday of the month.

Substance Abuse Community Coalition
Thu, Jun 10, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/229866253

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 229-866-253

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/229866253

* Now due to COVID19 we are meeting via Go-to Meeting. If you would like to join our meeting, please contact Karyn Kravetz (330-673-1756 ext 204 or karynk@mental-health-recovery.org) for the call-in instructions.

 

 

The Portage County Addiction Resource guide lists substance use disorder treatment providers in Portage County and the surrounding area.
2019 Portage Substance Abuse Conference 

Residential Treatment Facilities

 

Horizon House is a residential facility in Ravenna caring for women who are in recovery from addictions. Operated by Townhall II, an agency funded by the Mental Health & Recovery Board.
Contact Townhall II 330.678.3006

Root House is a residential facility in Ravenna caring for men who are in recovery from addictions. Operated by Family and Community Serivices an agency receiving funds from the Mental Health & Recovery Board.
Contact Family & Community Services at 330.677.4124

Recovery Housing

Portage Area Recovery Center (PARC) and On Track to Recovery houses are located in Kent and operated by Family & Community Services. Contact them at 330.677.4124.

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2018 Portage Substance Abuse Conference 
2017 Portage County Opiate Conference 
2016 Portage County Opiate Conference with
the Ohio Attorney General’s Office

Speakers included:
 

Alisha Nelson & Veronica Scherbauer, Ohio Attorney General’s Office: Video
The opiate epidemic and human traffiking in Ohio and strategies communities can employ.

Kelly: Recovery Story: Video

 

​Dr. Welsh, Coleman Professional Services:  Video
The opiate epidemic and his experience prescribing suboxone

Panel Discussion: Video
Portage County community leaders discuss the drug epidemic -Sheriff David Doak, Dr. Brian Welsh, Eugene Muldowney (Prosecutor’s Office), Judge Rebecca Doherty, Judge Barbara Oswick, and Dr. Dean DePerro

Portage County Health Commissioner Joseph Diorio: Video
The county’s health needs assessment and health improvement plan.


All videos from the conference can be viewed on our YouTube Channel