MHARS cancellation list
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Mental health and substance use services are ESSENTIAL.
Agencies are still serving the public.
If you are a client, please keep your appointment, stay in contact with your provider and stay on your course of treatment.
If you are experiencing a mental health or addiction issue for the first or a recurring time, many providers are still taking new patients. Here’s how to find the help you or a loved one might need:
Find Addiction Treatment: https://findtreatment.gov/ or https://www.mharsloraincounty.org/service-provider-directory/
Call the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services at 1-877-275-6364, New! Extended hours, 8am-8pm Monday-Friday
Crisis Text Line: Text 4hope to 741741 or facebook.com/crisistextline
If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.
Our offices at 1173 North Ridge Road East and 4950 Oberlin Avenue are not accepting public walk-ins (because we do not provide direct services at these locations). But we are still here for you! Refer to our staff list, and call or email the person you need.
Remember, if you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed by coronavirus preparations, and need to talk, the Disaster Distress Helpline is available for you at 1-800-985-5990.
While mental health and addiction services are still available, some trainings and community events are canceled, postponed or on hiatus:
ON HIATUS: The MHARS Board is NOT currently accepting new requests for community trainings that travel to offsite locations. For example, our QPR trainings.will be on hiatus until at least May 4.
CANCELED: Mental Health First Aid, March 18 and 20
CANCELED: First Response Training: WORDS MATTER Reducing Stigma Through Language, Wed, March 18, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
CANCELED: C-Train, March 20 at 8:15 am
CANCELED: Board retreat, March 21
REMOTE MEETING: Citizens Circle will be held via conference call on Tuesday, March 24. Providers and participants are welcome to call in from 10:15am-11:00am at (425) 436-6370 and enter access code 358398
Those who are unable to call in may email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and concerns.
CANCELED: Faith Leader Roundtable, Thursday, March 26; FLRT meetings postponed until further notice
REMOTE MEETING: Family Stability meeting will be conducted via email on March 24 and April 14 – face-to-face meeting canceled both days.
CANCELED: ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, April 2-3
CANCELED: Youth Mental Health First Aid course, April 14 and 16
POSTPONED: First Response Training: Status of the OPIOID EPIDEMIC Recent Trends and Updates on Response Efforts. April 15. New date expected to be April 29 — more details to come.
POSTPONED: CIT Comprehensive Training scheduled for Apr 27-May 1. New date to be announced.
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