COMMUNITY PARTNERS COUNCIL
COLLABORATION, COMMUNICATION, AND SHARED RESOURCES
United Way of Licking County’s Community Partners Council encourages collaboration, communication and shared resources that strengthen Licking County and provide opportunities for professional development and mentorship. Free forums are presented by experts in their field focusing on issues of interest specific to our community.
Each Featured Forum will be held the 2nd Wednesday of the Month for 2023.
Time and Location
10: 00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at the Licking County Aging Program.
Located at 1058 E. Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
This month’s topic
Higher Education in Licking County
Learn about upcoming changes and trends
Thank you to Licking Memorial Health Systems, Denison University, Nationwide and the Hinderer Motor Company for sponsoring this event!
MENTAL HEALTH IN LICKING COUNTY
United Way of Licking County’s Community Partners Council (CPC) presented their forum on Mental Health in Licking County . Learn about reducing stigma and strengthening resources.
Our panelists included Colleen Hendon, Executive Director of Mental Health of America of Licking County, and John Jordan, Executive Director of Licking County Alcoholism Prevention Program. Patty Werner, Southwest Licking Social Worker, and Kathryn Spergel, Executive Director of Mental Health and Recovery Board for Licking and Knox Counties.
THE ROLE OF HARM REDUCTION IN ADDRESSING ADDICTION
United Way of Licking County’s Community Partners Council (CPC) presented their forum on The Role of Harm Reduction in Addressing Addiction. Learn what is harm reduction in addressing addiction.
Our panelists included Amber Wood, Social Worker at Brightview, Lori Burnell, Safepoint Syringe Service Program Coordinator, Dennis Cauchon, President of Harm Reduction Ohio, Mallory Meeker, Whole Living Recovery, Patricia Perry, Co-founder of Newark Homeless Outreach and Licking County Coordinator for OhioCAN.