Mental Health and Related Services

Please click any of the blue links below for further information.

Ohio Launches Toll-Free ‘COVID CareLine’ to Provide Emotional Support

· Call 1-800-720-9616 to connect with trained counselors.

· Call from 8 AM to 8 PM, seven days per week. After 8 PM, the CareLine will forward to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Locally, Hopewell Health Center and Mindfulness Holistic Wellness and Healing are both providing services for students and famliies. Please visit their websites for more information.

Anxiety - the following websites all provide resources specifically for teens dealing with Anxiety.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Committed to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide

Bullying and Substance Abuse: Who it Affects and Why

Bullying is a prominent risk factor for substance abuse and addiction, but the person being bullied isn’t the only one at risk.

Cornell University Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery

Information for parents who know or suspect their child may be self-injuring.

EVE, Incorporated
Home page for EVE, which provides prevention services for freshmen.

KidsHealth from Nemours

As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens. Click through menu items on the left of the new page for a wealth of physical and emotional health resources.

Latrobe Street Mission

The Mission provides resources, opportunity and shelter for the homeless through developing community partnerships. It includes an Emergency Shelter that fulfills mmediate basic needs (food, shelter, clothing), connects individuals with available resources, and guides them toward experiencing freedom and self-sufficiency. In eight weeks or less, residents are equipped to address the circumstances behind their crisis and guided as they seek resources to address their unique situation.

Mental Health First Aid "Be the Difference" Campaign
Learn ways that anyone, anywhere can be the one to make a difference in the life of someone with a mental health or substance abuse challenge.

Mental Health America Screening Tools
Multiple screening tests to see if you or someone you love is at risk and may need referred for help.

Mental Health Resources

Scroll down for a variety of mental health resources and apps for teens provided by Maryville University.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The Washington County Behavioral Health Board and many interested friends in Washington County have revived a NAMI chapter in Washington County. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans living with mental illness and their families and friends. The local organization will be offering a Support Group and a Famiy to Family Education Course. Contact [email protected] / (740) 373-8000 for details.

National Eating Disorders Association

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. You can visit the website or call a toll-free, confidential helpline, Monday - Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST): 1-800-931-2237

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
National network of local crisis centers providing free, confidential emotional support to people in crisis or distress 24/7.

Oriana House
Oriana House provides quality and humane chemical dependency treatment and community corrections services to clients while contributing to safer communities.

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
Designed to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides.

Student Athlete Mental Health Resources from SportsPsychology.Org

Statewide Service Locator

Click any county for links to agencies and additional supports.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
New online resource center with links for Trauma, Suicide Prevention, and Intimate Partner Violence pages.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Offers multiple approaches to helping prevent suicide.

Washington County Behavioral Health Board

The Behavioral Health Board studies the local community's needs for mental health and alcohol / drug addiction services, sets priorities and plans strategies for treatment and prevention.

Washington County Children's Services

The mission of Washington County Children Services is to protect the abused, neglected, and dependent children of Washington County and to promote their well being.

Washington County Family and Children First
An organization promoting healthy children, strong families and thriving communities.

Washington County Mental Health Resource Guide
This guide will be updated annually may be reproduced and can be found on the Washington County Family & Children First Council website at For questions or to provide additional or corrected information, contact 740-376-7081.

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