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The Ohio CareLine is a toll-free emotional support call service created by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and administered in community settings. Behavioral health professionals staff the CareLine 24 hours a day, 7 days/week. They offer confidential support in times of personal or family crisis when individuals may be struggling to cope with challenges in their lives.

 

Call 1-800-720-9616 to connect

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NAMI Ohio staff members are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The NAMI Ohio helpline 800-686-2646 is being answered Monday – Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

For more information on Ohio’s response to COVID-19, visit coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-427-5634

 

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NAMI Saves Lives

 

Across the country, thousands of trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Affiliates. With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training, and support.

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  We all experience emotional ups and downs from time to time caused by events in our lives. Mental health conditions go beyond these emotional reactions and become something longer lasting. They are medical conditions that cause changes in how we think and feel and in our mood.

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Our Crisis Guide Navigating a Mental Health Crisis: A NAMI Resource Guide for Those Experiencing a Mental Health Emergency provides important, potentially life-saving information for people experiencing mental health crises and their loved ones. This guide outlines what can contribute to a crisis, warning signs that a crisis is emerging, strategies to help de-escalate a crisis, available resources and so much more.

OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE

NAMI Ohio improves the quality of life and ensures dignity and respect for persons with serious mental illness, and offers support to their families and close friends.

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