Stories tagged with: Thompkins Adolescent Center

May 20, 2013 - 6:03pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

A special balloon launch took place Monday at Zane's Landing Park to raise awareness about teen suicide.

Purple, teal and yellow balloons filled the sky to remember those who have been lost to suicide. Mayor Jeff Tilton proclaimed may 20th, as teen suicide awareness day in Zanesville and May to be mental health awareness month. Suicide is the third leading cause of death in teens and the numbers are only growing.

"Suicide rates, among adolescents age 10 to 14 years old, have...

October 29, 2010 - 5:04pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

An organization that helps battered women and provides children with resources is receiving its own help.

The Thompkins Child and Adolescent Center and Response recently received a $15,000 Community Development Block Grant through county commissioners to pave their parking lot, which before was nothing but gravel.

"Response serves victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and Thompkins serves adolescents, children, so we're going to be able to help them even more now...

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