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Counseling & Support

Huckleberry House Crisis Program

Provides emergency shelter and crisis intervention to youth and teens. Runaway youth can go to a designated Safe Place site for immediate assistance and support, at any 24-hour Kroger store, White Castle or local fire station. Teens must be willing to work on family problems. Support is free and confidential. They also provide a wide range of counseling services to address issues such as abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, behavior problems and more.
1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (614) 294-5553
Counseling Program: (614) 294-8097
huckhouse.org

Mid-Ohio Psychological Services (MOPS)

Program:  Provides a broad range of mental health services to children, adolescents and families.  Individual, group and family therapy is offered and also their Therapeutic Mentor Program; which helps to enhance skills learned in therapy.  Other services address adjustments disorders, grief and loss, disruptive behaviors and mood disorders.  They also specialize in blended families, sexual abuse, domestic violence, anger management and ADHD.
Elibility:  children, adolescents and families in Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Delaware and Ross counties
Cost:  Ohio Medicaid is accepted and other health insurances will cover.  Contact directly for more specific information on services and payment options.
Referral:  no referral needed
2238 South Hamilton Road, Columbus, Ohio  43232
(614) 751-0042
www.mopsohio.com

National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP)

Program: individual and group counseling for youth with significant at-risk behaviors, psychiatry, assessment services, case management services, crisis intervention, psychological testing, substance abuse counseling, in-home therapy, services for children in the foster care system and also at-risk children who are not involved in the foster care system.  Also offers behavioral and mental health services for adults.
Eligibility: males and females, ages 5 to 21
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral:individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else

  • 527 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    24-Hour Centralized Intake: (877) 692-7226 or (614) 227-9444
  • 1303 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (800) 256-5001 or (614) 252-6927
  • 15 North Third Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 349-7511

www.nyap.org

Survivors to Alivers

Offers an online support community allowing survivors of sexual abuse, rape, child abuse and domestic violence to support and encourage each other along their journey of healing.
PO Box 215, Blacklick, OH 43004
(614) 434-6010
www.survivorstoalivers.org

The Center for Family Safety & Healing

Fully addresses all aspects of family violence including child abuse and neglect, teen dating abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse.  They offer a continuum of research-based prevention, intervention and treatment programs for individuals who have experienced family violence.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722- 8200
www.familysafetyandhealing.org

Additional Bullying Resources

Bullying in Schools
cops.usdoj.gov

Bullying.org
bullying.org

The Bully Project:  Special Needs Anti-Bullying Toolkit
specialneeds.thebullyproject.com

Kids Health
kidshealth.org

National Bullying Prevention Center
pacer.org

Safer Schools Ohio: Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources
saferschools.ohio.gov

Violence Prevention Works: Bullying
violencepreventionworks.org

Wrightslaw: Harrassment
wrightslaw.com

Ohio Juvenile Civil Protection Orders
supremecourtofohio.gov

United States Secret Service Safe School Initiative
ed.gov

Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying
onlineschools.org/student-bullying-guide

More Counseling Resources for Victims of Abuse & Trauma

For a complete list of local counseling services, click below to go to the CAP4Kids Mental Health page, which has a section on counseling for victims of abuse and trauma.
Go to CAP4Kids Counseling for Victims of Abuse