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Hancock County Community Partnership Prevention and Wellness Grant Program

The Hancock County Community Partnership is offering grant funds for local prevention and wellness initiatives. These funds may be used to support prevention and wellness initiatives that promote health, wellness, safety, and/or reduce the likelihood of health-related problems for people of all ages (e.g. substance use, mental illness, suicide ideation, problem gambling/gaming, process addictions).

The Partnership has made available a total of $15,000 for the Grant Program. Grant proposals may request up to $5,000.

For more information and to submit an application, please CLICK HERE.

Camp FUN – Registration is Open!

Camp FUN is a FREE day camp for youth (ages 9-17) who have been impacted by addiction. The purpose of Camp FUN is to provide positive encouragement and support for youth.

June 22, 2024

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: OnTarget Outfitters McComb, OH

Join us for Fishing, Archery, Games, Giveaways, Awakening Minds Art, Wagon Rides & More!

Click HERE to Register

Hancock County System of Care Youth Thrive Mini-Grant Program

The Hancock County System of Care Grant is pleased to make available funds to local organizations that wish to improve or enhance programs, practices, and polices to embrace the Youth Thrive Framework. Examples of past grant awards include the development of a youth podcast and a youth support group.

For more information about the Mini-Grant Program, including how to apply, CLICK HERE.

Suicide Prevention & Home Safety Resources

Below are resources that may be helpful to you in learning more about suicide prevention, helping others connect with support in times of need, and creating a healthy and safe environment that promotes resiliency.

If you or someone you care about is experiencing a crisis, call 988 or text 741741 for immediate help.

For additional resource listings – visit Hancock Helps.

Be sure to access the Hancock County Recovery Resources Guide for additional safety information.

Guia de Recursos de Recuperacion


Websites

Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Center for Suicide Prevention and Research

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

CDC Suicide Prevention Resources

988 Lifeline


Fact Sheets

Suicide Prevention

Five Action Steps for Helping Someone in Emotional Pain

Safe Storage

Winter Wellness


Suicide Demographics and Trends (Ohio Department of Health)

2021 Report

2022 Report


Agency Information

Adult Prevention Resources – Family Resource Center

NAMI Hancock County – All Programs Listing

Hancock County Veterans Service Office

50 North


Connecting with Others


Gun Safety

Toolkit for Safe Firearms Storage


Training

Question. Persuade. Refer. A training that teaches three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

Mental Health First Aid. A skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues.

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