Frequently Requested Resources

Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board (MCMHRB)

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Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (OhioMAS)

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Start Talking! Ohio Building a Drug-Free Future

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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

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Generation Rx

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Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

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EDUCATION

Your Coalition works to provide free or low-cost training to:

  • chemical dependency professionals.
  • social workers.
  • school guidance counselors & resource officers.
  • interested community members.

Some examples of training topics include:


  • Cultural Competence.
  • Ethics.
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.
  • Local Drug Trends Including Medical Marijuana and Vaping.
  • Medical Marijuana Law.
  • Ohio Department of Education School Safety and Violence Prevention.
  • Prevention Theories- Risk and Protective Factors, Resiliency, Developmental Assets, & Strategic Prevention Framework.
  • Substance Use Prevention- History, Current Practice, & Community Engagement.
  • Telling Your Story With Intentional Impact.
  • The Brain & Impulse Control, Impact on Healthcare, and Impact on Recovery.
  • The Developmental Asset Framework. 
  • Understanding and Creating Community Change.
  • Volunteer Motivation.

Trainings

Coalition trainings are listed through our Eventbrite website.

Need Continuing Education (CE) Credits?

We are currently building our next training series. 


In the meantime, we invite you to visit our online training partners below:

eBased Academy

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Heisel & Associates

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Relias Academy

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Eastern Ohio Area Health Education Center (EOAHEC)

The Coalition collaborates with EOAHEC to increase the understanding of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) & recovery among college students

in a variety of healthcare pipeline programs. 


Opportunities provided to students include access to experiential learning opportunities with Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) treatment providers. 

EOAHEC Prescribing Project

Addiction and Treatment of Pregnant Women

https://youtu.be/OBEaNcBBMvc

Dr. Daniel Brown


Reducing Barriers to Healthy Pregnancies and Healthy Babies

https://youtu.be/dflhDNJ2zHo

Michelle Edison, MPH, MS


The Addictive Brain

https://youtu.be/-Z5gLa6TRGo

Dr. Ted Parran


The Importance of Addressing Addiction with Your Primary Healthcare Providers

https://youtu.be/JgiU7hzcJ68

Dr. Trina Pagano


The Importance of Self-Care for First Responders and Healthcare Professionals

https://youtu.be/BM5r9rZbGAA

Cheryle Herr, LISW-S, LICDC


The Stages and Treatment of Pain

https://youtu.be/YFwR_GBn5R0

Dr. Daniel Brown

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ADVOCACY

For those in recovery

  • through stigma reduction.
  • through the promotion of Mahoning County as a safe space to recover.
  • by providing Narcan trainings. 
  • by providing resources for peer-support & 12-step meetings. 


For individuals & families living with Opioid Use Disorder by engaging the faith community as a valued support. 

Recovery Resources

Recovery Friendly Events

EMPOWERMENT

Mahoning county residents are introduced to community resources through annual Coalition-sponsored events, such as:

  • Mental Health & Recovery Night at the Youngstown Phantoms Game.
  • Family Night at Boardman Township Park.

Law enforcement professionals are supported through 

Coalition-provided funding in hard-hit areas of opioid use; examples include the Austintown Police Department drone purchase and the 

Boardman Police Department overtime and analytic software purchase. 

Meeting Schedule

The Coalition for a Drug-Free Mahoning County hosts 10 community meetings for networking & collaboration on a monthly basis. 


Meetings are held at 4:00 PM on the third Tuesday of each month

Meeting Schedule- 2020

January 21st- Newport Library*

February 18th- Newport Library*

March 17th- Newport Library*

April 21st- Canfield Library**

May 19th- Canfield Library**

June 16th- Canfield Library**

July 21st- Canfield Library**

-No August Meeting

September 15th- Canfield Library**

October 20th- Canfield Library**

November 17th- Canfield Library**

-No December Meeting


*Newport Library (3730 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44513)

**Canfield Library (43 West Main Street, Canfield, OH 44406) 

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