Emergency Mental Health Help
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health or addiction crisis, call:
- Nationwide Children’s Hospital for immediate assistance for Youth at 614-722-1800.
- Netcare Access for immediate assistance for Adults in crisis at 614-276-2273.
ADAMH continues to deliver behavioral health services to our children and families. As our community navigates these unprecedented times, your mental health remains our priority. Click here to log on to the ADMAH website.
Good Mental Health at Home
NEW! Our partners at Miami University and the Ohio Mental Health Network for School Success ahve developed a Stay-at-Home Wellness Kit for Parents, including special "Take a Break Cards" and tips on how to de-stress and be emotionally aware through mindfulness. Click here for the Stay-at-Home Wellness Kit for Parents.
Supporting Mental Health
Our community has several mental health partners you can call if you are in distress, including thoughts of suicide:
- Franklin County Suicide Prevention Hotline, please contact: 614-221-5445 or text (texting only available 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM)
- Teen Suicide Hotline, please contact: 614-294-3300
- Senior Suicide Prevention Hotline, please contact: 614-3309
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, please contact: 1-800-273-8255
- Text 4HOPE to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741
- Call The National Disaster Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text “TALKWITHUS” to 66746DDH provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies.
- The Trevor Project, call 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678. A national 24 hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ Youth.
- The Warmlines exists to help individuals in their recovery from mental health issues and let them know they are not alone. Call 513-621-WARM (9276)
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline, please contact: 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-799-7233 for TTY or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.
POEM (Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms)
Service Description: Offer free of charge services including Mom-to-mom support over the phone, online or in groups with a casual, open session format. Referrals to specialized health care providers and community resources. An unbiased, central source of information and support. Call 614-315-8989, mom to mom support line is available 7 days a week. If your call is directed to voicemail all messages requesting support are returned within 24 hours.
Service Description: Pro-Bono Counseling program is still accepting referrals. Many of their volunteers may be utilizing tele-therapy options to promote a healthy environment. Please note: Wait times may be longer than usual, but we are working diligently to get you connected. If you have an urgent counseling need call 614-884-7227.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Service Description: DBSA online support groups provide people living with depression and bipolar disorder a place to share experiences, discuss coping skills, and offer hope to one another. DBSA support groups are peer-led, meaning they are facilitated by someone with a mood disorder. Currently there are groups for peers, young adults, friends and family members. Please check out their website for additional information regarding meeting schedules.