Project attempts to remove stigma of addiction Posted 12/10/2017 - Allen LIMA — Individuals battling through mental illness or drug addiction often hide their pain, fear or other emotions behind a variety of masks. Learn More The aftermath of opioid usage in the region Posted 12/2/2017 - Allen LIMA — In Allen County, 71 people died from an opioid overdose from 2010 to 2016. The majority of them were white male laborers between the ages of 31 and 40, according to data from the Cleveland Plain Dealer and Ohio Department of Health. Learn More Coleman Professional Services Acquires Turning Point Posted 12/1/2017 - Mahoning Coleman Professional Services has expanded to Mahoning County by purchasing the assets of Turning Point Counseling Services. Learn More Kids 4 Coleman host 9th annual ‘Spooktacular’ Dessert Extravaganza Posted 11/26/2017 - Portage The Kids 4 Coleman hosted its ninth annual Dessert Extravaganza to benefit Coleman Adult Day Services. This year, the event was held at the Coleman Adult Day Services facility in Ravenna. Learn More Thanksgiving Day annual Brunch Bunch auction in Kent attracts hundreds, raises tens of thousands Posted 11/24/2017 - Portage KENT: Mike Beder said it’s been quite awhile since he’s swung a golf club.

Nevertheless, the Kent restaurateur and entrepreneur successfully bid $800 in the Brunch Bunch annual charity auction Thanksgiving morning for a lesson from local golf pro and 2003 British Open champion Ben Curtis.
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Group Gathers for Suicide Loss Day Posted 11/20/2017 - Portage A group gathered on the Saturday before Thanksgiving for International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day to view and discuss a film about grief recovery. Learn More Nickel Steel Donates to Local Non-Profit Posted 11/13/2017 - Allen A Lima councilman and a local business have teamed up to give back this upcoming holiday season. Learn More Coleman’s Right at Home raises over $87,000 Posted 11/5/2017 - Portage, Summit, Stark, Trumbull Coleman Professional Services’ 29th annual Right at Home benefit raised a record amount of more than $87,000 to further the mission of supporting children, families, and older adults who are facing mental health, addiction and rehabilitation challenges in the local community. Learn More Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards $50k grant to Coleman Professional Services Posted 10/10/2017 - All HUDSON, Ohio - Burton D. Morgan Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Coleman Professional Services, a non-profit providing behavioral health and rehabilitation programs from crisis intervention to employment programs to residential services in eight Northeast Ohio counties. Learn More NAMI fund-raising walk benefits mental-health awareness Posted 10/9/2017 - Stark While spending about an hour Sunday afternoon being a proponent for mental-health services and awareness, Beth Zabinski also immersed herself in the wonders of nature.

“I do enjoy walks in nature,” Zabinski said after participating in the annual Moving Forward for Mental Health Walk at Hoover Park. “I heard crickets chirping, leaves falling. I saw bees collecting pollen before winter hibernation.”
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