We are a community-based, mental health agency providing dynamic leadership through innovative service, training and evaluation. We are committed to providing culturally-sensitive programs and services throughout the community.
Our Mission Statement
Working together to be the premier resource for emotional and behavioral health services and products that help children, youth, and families successfully meet life’s challenges.
Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (C&A) was founded and incorporated in 1976 by a standing committee of the Stark County Mental Health Foundation. From the beginning, system development activities were guided by the desire to view the child in the context of the family and to provide treatment within or close to the child's home. Concern about separating children from their families and relying on out-of-community or out-of-state placements led C&A to explore community-based programmatic approaches as it expanded its service array. Continued...