Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Services
If there is an emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go directly to an Emergency Department
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to someone 24/7.
The Crisis Text Line: Text “4hope”to 741741. You can get 24/7 access to crisis counselors You’re guaranteed a response within five minutes.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Netcare Access: around-the-clock crisis prevention services.
- 17 & Under – call 614-722-1800;
- 18 & Older – call 614-276-CARE (2273) or 888-276-CARE (2273).
Additional Services Available
Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation: Maintains a map of county-based Suicide Prevention Coalitions, Local Outreach of Suicide Survivor Teams, and Mental Health Recovery Service Boards at http://www.ohiospf.org/.coalition-map.
Franklin County LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) offers support for those bereaved by suicide at www.franklincountyloss.org.
The Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services provides an Ohio Mental Health Provider map. Click on your county to see the available mental health providers in your area: http://mha.ohio.gov/Treatment/Where-to-Get-Help/Mental-Health-Provider-Search