Mental Health America of Licking County

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Address: 65 Messimer Dr., Newark, Ohio 43055
Phone Number: 740-522-2277

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Executive Director: Paddy Kutz, MHALC
Mission Statement:

The Vision of MHALC is of a just, humane and healthy society in which all people are accorded respect, dignity, and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice. The Mission of Mental Health America of Licking County is to promote good mental health, wellness and achieve victory over mental illness.

Membership Fee: Donation
Eligibility Requirements: Open to anyone interested in better meeting children's needs, including parents (foster, step, adoption, homemade), grandparents & other extended family, childcare providers, and community members who want to reduce the risk of kids getting involved in alcohol and other drugs.
Area Served: Primarily Licking County, Ohio
Hours of Operation/Schedule: Office hours: 8 AM to 5 PM. Workshops & appointments available evenings and weekends.
Services Offered:
Parenting workshops and telephone support.

Workshops: (1) How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk (based on book and videos by Faber & Mazlish) (2) How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk (Faber & Mazlish), (3) 1-2-3 Magic: Managing Difficult Behavior in Kids Age 2-12 (based on book and video by Thomas Phelan, PhD, child psychologist), (4) What Successful Kids Have that Others Don't (based on Developmental Asset Building information from, (5) Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World (for low-income people, based on curriculum from

Fundraisers: Java and Jazz, annual fundraiser, Feb. 10, 2010
Slogan: There's no health without mental health.