Mental Health Resources

Crisis Text Line Crisis Text Line in Ohio
Text 4hope to 741741 to be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor within 5 minutes. This service is free, confidential and available 24/7. Data usage while texting Crisis Text Line is free and the number will not appear on the phone bill with the mobile service carrier. It is available to all ages.
Miami University Miami University Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs and the Ohio Mental Health Network for School Success
NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
OACBHA OACBHA - County Behavioral Health Boards
Project Aware Ohio Department of Education, Project Aware Ohio: Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education
OhioMHAS Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Addiction and Mental Health Providers
Youth Mental Health First Aid Youth Mental Health First Aid
Youth Move Ohio Youth Move Ohio


Suicide Prevention Resources

Be Present Ohio Be Present Ohio
Life Is Better With You Here Life is Better With You Here: Focus on Black/African American youth and teens struggling with their mental health
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Nationwide Children's Nationwide Children's Hospital: Signs of Suicide Prevention Program
OhioMHAS Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Public Awareness Campaign Inventory
OSPF Ohio Suicide Prevention Fundation (OSPF)
Sources of Strength Ohio Sources of Strength Ohio
Suicide Prevention

Zero Suicide Zero Suicide


Substance Misuse Resources

Ohio Youth-Led Prevention Network Ohio Youth Led Prevention Network
Prevention Action Alliance Prevention Action Alliance
Start Talking Start Talking!
UMADAOP Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Programs (UMADAOP)
Youth Move Ohio Youth Move Ohio


Tobacco and Vapor Use Resources (Ohio Tobacco Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW

American Lung Association American Lung Association
N-O-T: Not On Tobacco Teen Smoking and Vaping Cessation Program
CDC CDC - Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults
Good general information as well as some useful graphics.
FDA/Scholastic FDA/Scholastic, "The Real Cost of Vaping"
(ELA, Math, Science/Technology/Health, and Social Studies for grades 6-12)
Know the Risks Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes and Young People (Surgeon General)
My Life My Quit My Life My Quit, Just for Teens
Text "Start My Quit" to 36072
ODH Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Tobacco Free Schools website
SAMHSA SAMSHA Reducing Vaping Among Youths and Young Adults
Resource guide for youth vaping prevention (Smokefree TXT for Teens, QuitSTART App, Live online chat, Build my Vaping Quit Plan, SmokefreeUS on Instagram)
Stanford Medicine Stanford Prevention Toolkit E-cigarette and Vaping Modules
Truth Initiative Truth Initiative to help young people quit vaping - This is Quitting
Text "DITCHVAPE" to 88709
Truth Initiative Truth Initiative Vaping Dictionary
Truth Initiative Truth Initiative, "Vaping: Know the Truth"


Marijuana, Rx Misuse and Illegal Drug Use Resources

Prevention Action Alliance Prevention Action Alliance - Learn About Marijuana
The G.A.P. Network The G.A.P. Network (Through Grief, Advocating for Prevention Network)


Gambling Resources (Gambling Hotline: 1-800-589-9966)

Change the Game Change the Game
ORG Ohio for Responsible Gambling
Problem Gambling Network of Ohio Problem Gambling Network of Ohio


School Climate Resources

National Center on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments National Center on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments
ODE ODE Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Resources
ODE ODE Trauma Informed Schools
ODE ODE Social and Emotional Learning Standards


School Safety Resources

Ohio School Safety Center Ohio School Safety Center
Ohio School Safety Center Ohio School Safety Center
Required Safety and Violence Prevention Training
Ohio School Safety Center Ohio School Safety Center
Pre-K-12 Schools Information
ODE Ohio Department of Education
Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources
ODE Ohio Department of Education
Safety and Violence Education Students (SAVE Students) Act


Dating Violence Resources (State)

Ohio Sexual Violence Helpline Ohio Sexual Violence Helpline: 24/7 confidential support
Equitas Health EquitasHealth Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO) LGBTQ+ resource
1-866-862-7286 or text and advocate: 1-614-333-1907
OAES Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
ODVN Ohio Domestic Violence Network
OHMAN Ohio Men's Action Network


Dating Violence Resources (National)

National Domestic Hotline National Domestic Violence Hotline
Love is Respect Love is Respect
National Teen Dating Violence Hotline 1-866-331-9474
or text "LOVEIS" to 22522
Polaris Polaris: Human Trafficking National Hotline 1-88-373-7888
RAINN RAINN: National Sexual Assault Hotline. 24/7. Confidential. 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Futures without violence Futures without Violence
Darkness to Light Darkness to Light - empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse
Male Survivor Male Survivor (Men overcoming sexual trauma)
PACES Connection PACEs Connection (Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences)
The Trevor Project The Trevor Project


Additional Resources

GLSEN LGBTQ issues in K-12 education
NAMI Hispanic/Latinx
The Trevor Project Support for LGBTQ young people
  Ohio Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-OHIO-HELP    1-844-644-6435
  National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
  National Dating Abuse Hotline: 1-800-331-9474 (national bullying resources) (supports victims of child abuse and neglect) (anonymous and confidential advice about dating and violence)