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Addressing Crawford-Marion's Opioid Epidemic
The Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health (ADAMH) Services Board of Crawford and Marion Counties oversees and subsidizes mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services for local citizens, based on need and eligibility. The benefits provided by ADAMH are available to Crawford and Marion residents through a network of providers. ADAMH and its agencies work together in many ways to ensure quality services are available for people in need. The mission of the Crawford-Marion ADAMH Board is to provide comprehensive, quality, cost-effective mental health and substance abuse treatment and prevention services to the citizens of Crawford and Marion counties. Our ADAMH Board is seeking a VISTA partner to assist with the data collection of existing programming, grant writing, opioid research, community planning, and help develop and implement Peer Recovery Supporters in our communities. The Crawford-Marion ADAMH Board’s goal is to identify community needs for substance abuse and mental health concerns, enhance existing programming, and implement new strategies for combatting the opioid epidemic.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Our VISTA position will assist the Director and Associate Director of the Crawford-Marion ADAMH board to research and write educational materials and papers related to opioid addiction. Informational material will include digital and social media to distribute researched information to agency partners and the public. VISTA assignment includes research and grant writing to determine how community proposals will be developed. VISTA member will develop and implement a comprehensive plan to recruit, engage, and train individuals in recovery to become certified Peer Recovery Supporters. They will assist with the implementation of mental health Peer Supporters at local partner agencies. VISTA assignment will also include the development of the ADAMH Board’s Community Plan and data collection of projects previously established.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Health ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services ,  Communications . 
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Addressing Crawford-Marion's Opioid Epidemic

Program Start/End Date
08/24/2018  -   08/23/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  05/30/2018  To  06/29/2018 

Contact Paula Brown
142 S Prospect St
Marion   OH   43302
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79395