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Behavior, Counseling & Psychiatry

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Provides free, confidential support 24/7 to anyone in crisis or emotional distress. If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, call the lifeline for help. A skilled, trained crisis worker will answer. This person will listen to you, provide support, and share any resources that may be helpful. Deaf/Hard of Hearing/ASL users can call 988 videophone.
Always call 911 first for emergencies.
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call or Text 988
Línea de Prevención del Suicidio y Crisis: (888) 628-9454
Main Website: 988lifeline.org
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (for Professionals): sprc.org

Attention, if you are in crisis and need immediate help:

A Child & Family Psychiatry

Services: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety disorders and Depression management through individual or group therapy and/or medications.
Eligibility: ages 6 and older
Cost: most major private insurances, self-pay, government insurance (Medicaid)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
750 Cross Pointe Road, Gahanna, Ohio 43230
(614) 768-2700
acfpclinic.com

Access Ohio

Helps kids with behavior problems, ADD/ADHD, autism, bipolar, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, memory disorders and more. Services are available in Columbus, Delaware, Mt. Gilead, Kenton and Dayton. Visit the website for contact information.
Program: individual counseling, psychiatry, medication management and psychological evaluations
Eligibility: ages 6 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Caresource, Molina), no private insurance, no self-pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
Corporate Office: 6400 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
(614) 367-7700
Main Website: accessoh.com
Locations: accessoh.com/locations

Africentric Personal Development Shop (APDS)

Non-profit behavioral healthcare agency providing alcohol and drug treatment, licensed counseling, domestic violence education and intervention programs, and support services for families affected by addiction. They also offer a summer camp, UCANN Serve and UCANN Lead programs for ages 11-17 to experience mentorship and civic engagement, Urban GEMS science and gardening after-school program for ages 12-19, and awards two scholarships per year for youth ages 17-22 pursuing higher education. The organization was founded by and centers the African community but serves all regardless of race, gender, disability, or economic status.
1409 East Livingstone Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 253-4448
apdsinc.org

Alvis

Offers supportive services to adults and families involved in the criminal justice system. Referrals are required to receive services. Call for details.

  • Reentry Services: Helps people transitioning from the corrections system back into the community. Services include cognitive-behavioral treatment at their residential reentry center, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, workforce development, case management, mentoring, housing assistance, and links to community services and support.
  • Behavioral Healthcare: Offers traditional and intensive outpatient therapy and psychiatry, supportive housing, substance abuse treatment, job readiness, and trauma treatment.
  • Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Services: Includes residential care, behavioral intervention, vocational/job readiness skills training and supported living.
  • Family & Children’s Program: Supports children whose parents are justice-system-involved or suffering from substance abuse. Offers parenting programs, developmental assessments, critical needs free pantry, clinical services for children, and reunification activities.

2100 Stella Court, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 252-8402
alvis180.org

Bair Foundation

Faith-based foster care agency offering foster care, foster parent training, adoption, and kinship care services. They also provide respite care and clinical behavioral health/mental health services. They have multiple locations in Ohio and across the U.S.
665 East Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(614) 846-6265 or (888) 705-3577
bair.org

Bamboo Health Treatment Connection (Substance Use & Mental Health Online Search)

Search for treatment facilities near you and filter the results based on your specific needs. Learn about the different types of treatment options, what facilities have availability and take their interactive assessment to see which may be right for you.
treatmentconnection.com

Buckeye Ranch

Provides family-focused mental health treatment and services for behavioral, emotional and substance-abuse disorders to children and families.
Programs: in-home treatment, intensive and non-intensive residential treatment, family and outpatient counselingfoster care services, transitional living services, case management, alternative education day treatment, Permanent Family Solutions Network, Somali Outreach Program
Eligibility: ages vary per program
Cost
: Fees range depending on the type of care needed, some service costs are offset by Medicaid, or the client’s local Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board
Referral
: For in-home and office-based services, individuals may refer themselves or be referred by their doctor. For residential services, referrals must come from the courts, the county or another referring agency.

  • East Main Street
    4653 East Main Street, Whitehall, Ohio 43213
    Offerings: Same Day Access, Permanent Family Solutions Network (PFSN), Foster Care, Bridges, Clinical community Based Programs, Outpatient, Medication Management
  • Grove City
    5665 Hoover Road, Grove City, Ohio 43123
    Offerings: Residential programs, Outpatient counseling, and Training
  • West Broad (Hilltop)
    2865 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    Offerings: Same Day Access, The Bonner Academy at Cross Creek, Outpatient Counseling, Home-Based Services, and Multisystemic Therapy Team (MST)
  • Columbus – My Place
    1625 East Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    Offerings: Transitional Living Facility
  • Newark
    195 Union Street, Suite B-3, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (800) 859-5665
    Offerings: Foster care

(614) 875-2371
Intake/Referral: (614) 384-7798
buckeyeranch.org

Columbus Public Health (CPH) Resource Lists

These neighborhood resource lists are extremely helpful in finding resources near you. They provide detailed listings of free and low cost health care, vision care, dental care, prescription help, food pantries, transportation, job help, transportation, pregnancy resources and much more. They are updated frequently and reviewed by the Columbus Public Health social work team. Please note that CPH does not provide direct monetary assistance, but these lists are helpful in finding community agencies that do provide this assistance.

240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-7417
Columbus Public Health Neighborhood Social Work Helpline: (614) 645-6807
https://new.columbus.gov/Services/Public-Health

Columbus Springs

Mental health provider treating most major mental illnesses at multiple locations in Columbus, Ohio.
Program: 24/7 emergency mental health crisis services for adults 18+, inpatient therapy, outpatient therapy, detox / substance use rehabilitation, “Changes” partial hospitalization (PHP) and intensive outpatient (IOP) services for youth
Eligibility: Adults 18+, youth ages 12-18 for Changes programs
Cost: Accepts most private insurance and Medicaid/Medicare
Referral: Accepts community referrals and self-referrals

  • Dublin: 7625 Hospital Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43016
  • East: 2085 Citygate Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43219
  • Changes: 6810 Perimeter Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43016
    (614) 495-8840
  • Changes Pickerington: 1310 Hill Road North, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
    (614) 962-6488

24/7 Main Phone Line and Emergency Services: (614) 495-9580 or (614) 408-5491
columbussprings.com

Columbus Womens Wellness

Specializes in women’s care but serves individuals of any gender 12+
Mental health services provider, specializing in teens and women. They accept some insurances but do not accept Medicaid. Their PMDD program offers education, management tools, and group therapy for teens and women struggling with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. They also offer trainings and internships for professionals.
Program: individual and couples counseling, group support and therapy, telehealth services, consultation
Eligibility: ages 12 and older (any gender but specializing in women’s services)
Cost: accept some insurances but no Medicaid
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
Gahanna: 4625 Morse Road, Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Powell: 1460 Manning Parkway, Powell, Ohio 43065
(614) 383-8381
columbuswomenswellness.com

CompDrug

Program: offers medically assisted treatment (MAT) programs (methadone, buprenorphine/suboxone, and naltrexone/vivitrol), outpatient treatment gender-specific programs, group counseling, residential alcohol and drug treatment programs, pregnancy and parenting support, and an HIV early intervention program
Eligibility: age 18 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), self-pay, no private insurance
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
Main Building: 547 East Eleventh Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
Fields Building: 1420 Fields Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43211
Youth to Youth/Prevention Building: 118 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 224-4506
compdrug.org

Concord Counseling Services

Program: psychiatric and medical services, outpatient drug and alcohol treatment, permanent supportive housing, counseling; suicide prevention, free support groups and respite care; school-based prevention programs for students in the Westerville, New Albany, Groveport Madison and Gahanna-Jefferson school districts
Eligibility: ages 3-17, and ages 18 and older for substance abuse counseling
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
700 Brooksedge Boulevard, Westerville, Ohio 43081

  • Intake: (614) 882-9338
  • Franklin County Emergency: (614) 276-2273
  • Delaware County Emergency: (800) 684-2324

concordcounseling.org

Conscious Community Collectives

Provides an online resource directory for families in Central Ohio to find consciously chosen resources. Their resources include education and tutoring, childcare, pregnancy, mental health providers, fun activities, and more. Small business owners can join the Business Collective to be added to their directory and access professional support services. Families can call the number below for free concierge services to help them get connected to the resources they are looking for.
PO Box 1655, Delaware, Ohio 43015
(614) 315-1851
villagefamilycollective.com/locations/central-ohio

Directions Counseling Group

Program: Offers office-based, online and phone-based counseling for general mental health problems (ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder, behavior problems, depression and more), teen counseling, marriage and family counseling, divorce and separation, trauma/PTSD, anger management, play therapy, grief and loss, parenting, substance abuse counseling, no psychiatry
Eligibility: age 3 and older
Cost: self-pay only (sliding scale fees based on income), no government insurance, no private insurance (although patients may choose to bill their insurance company themselves)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
1480 Manning Parkway Powell, Ohio 43065
(614) 888-9200
directionscounseling.com

Directions for Youth & Families (DFYF)

Program: Offers youth and their families mental and behavioral health services. Licensed social workers and counselors provide counseling and clinical treatment programs addressing a range of issues including school concerns, sexual abuse, delinquency, domestic violence, family conflict, substance abuse and mental health issues. They also offer parenting classes, free kindergarten readiness programs, and after-school and summer programs at their two youth centers.
Eligibility: Varies per program, serves those from 6 weeks old up to 21 years old.
Cost: Government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income); most programs are free.
Referral:
Individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else for counseling programs; psychiatric services require referral through a Directions for Youth counselor.

  • DFYF Main Office: 1515 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
    (614) 294-2661
  • Ohio Avenue Youth Center: 657 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 258-8043
  • Crittenton Center: 3840 Kimberly Parkway, Columbus, Ohio 43232
    (614) 694-0214

Central Intake: (614) 294-2661
dfyf.org

Equitas Health

Offers free anonymous HIV/AIDS testing and free testing for other STDs (syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia), behavior health, dentistry, legal services; medical, pharmacy, and HIV/STI prevention programs and services for LGBT community. They have various clinics around Ohio.
1105 Schrock Road, Suite 400, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(833) 378-4827
equitashealth.com
Locations: equitashealth.com/locations-and-staff

Family Services/Community Services for the Deaf

Nonprofit providing counseling and community based social services in Southwestern Ohio. Their community services for the Deaf include ASL classes, interpreting, case management, and youth programs. They offer specialized counseling services for sexual abuse, domestic violence, eating disorders, and trauma recovery. They also host groups for justice-involved individuals, perpetrators of domestic violence, alcohol and drug recovery.
2211 Arbor Boulevard, Moraine, Ohio 45439
(937) 222-9481
Video Phone: (937) 641-8187
fsadayton.org

Hope 4 2Morrow Counseling & Treatment Center

Serves: Youth and adolescents ages 9-21, adults ages 18 and up, expectant mothers and their children
Provides compassionate, integrated mental health and substance use disorder treatment through evidence based practices, including Trauma Informed Care Interventions. They offer individual and group counseling, mental health and SUD treatment, detox, inpatient, outpatient, PHP treatment, residential youth programs, after school programs, sober living homes, transitional living homes, and safe-houses for victims of human trafficking or domestic violence. They also offer LGBTQ+ peer support, GED classes, and parenting classes. The Mother and Children’s program includes a daycare for parents to utilize while receiving treatment. Cost varies depending on the service, but they accept Medicaid, private insurance, HSA, out-of-pocket, payment plans, scholarships, and grants.
Main Office/Adult Program: 2323 Lake Club Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43232
(614) 604-8573
Youth Program: 2044 Lockbourne Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43207
(614) 824-2835
hope42morrowservices.com

Huckleberry House

Serves: At-Risk Youth, Teens, and Young Adults
Helps Central Ohio youth ages 12-24 who are dealing with issues like family conflict, violence, poverty, and homelessness. Programs include:

  • Crisis Shelter: Emergency shelter and crisis intervention for ages 12-17
  • Transitional Living Program: Provides a furnished apartment for individuals ages 17-21 for 12-18 months. The program includes building independent living skills, mental health support, education and employment counseling, parenting support, and help finding permanent housing.
  • Youth Outreach Program (YOP) at YOP Shop: Provides services for ages 12-24 to get connected to community services, connect with YOP  counselors, and get help with housing, employment, or education needs.
    2216  Bancroft Street, Columbus, Ohio 43219
    (614) 826-3630
  • The Counseling Center: Provides individual or family counseling from licensed mental health therapists to help navigate family conflict, difficult emotions, life transitions, gender identity, relationships, and more. They accept Medicaid, most insurance, and self-pay.

Main Campus: 1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 294-8097
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (614) 294-5553
huckhouse.org

I Am Boundless

Serves: Children, teens, individuals, and families with ID/DD and/or behavioral health challenges.
Provides person-centered care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges. They offer primary care, dental, psychiatry, applied behavior analysis (ABA) and outpatient behavior health services, care coordination, long-term and temporary residential support, in-home and out-of-home respite services, day programs, and afterschool programs. Family Support Services are provided by the State of Ohio for families who need help keeping their loved one at home. Services vary by location, find details and request an appointment on their website.

  • Worthington Campus and Administrative Office:
    445 East Dublin-Granville Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085
    (614) 844-3800
  • Newark:
    22 North First Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 334-4056
  • West Carrollton:
    700 Liberty Lane, West Carrollton, Ohio 45449
    (937) 247-2400
    Center-Based ABA: (937) 672-1587
  • Mahoning Valley Campus of Care:
    1960 East County Line Road, Mineral Ridge, Ohio 44440
    (330) 596-1042
  • Medina:
    1065 Medina Road, Medina, Ohio 44256
    (330) 596-1042
  • Perrysburg:
    28555 Starbright Boulevard, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
    (567) 312-4722

(800) 409-2729
iamboundless.org

Jewish Family Services (JFS)

Offers a combination of job search assistance, counseling, case management, and family stabilization designed to meet the complex needs of individuals and families. Wrap-around services help clients address challenges like stable housing, financial wellness, and mental and physical health challenges. Most services are free, and mental health counseling fees are based on insurance. JFS is open to the Jewish and non-Jewish communities. They also offer resettlement services for refugees and New Americans, and specialized services for Holocaust survivors and older adults.
1070 College Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43209
(614) 231-1890
jfscolumbus.org

Lower Lights Christian Health Center (LLCHC)

Program: Non-profit offering a wide range of services for the entire family including; comprehensive primary care, OB/GYN, dental, vision, behavioral health, pharmacy (prescriptions are available at reduced cost), nutrition and spiritual care.
Eligibility: Infants, children and adults
Cost: Government insurance (Medicaid, Medicare), private insurance, sliding fee scale for those without insurance

  • Lower Lights Health Center
    1160 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222
  • Lower Lights German Village
    1560 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
  • Lower Lights Linden
    2028 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
  • Lower Lights Franklinton Central
    777 West State Street, Columbus, OH 43222
  • Lower Lights Westerville
    6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
  • Lower Lights Unionstar
    773 Walnut Street, Marysville, Ohio 43040
  • Lower Lights Newark
    69 South Terrace Avenue, Newark, Ohio 43055
  • Community Refugee and Immigration Services
    4645 Executive Drive, Columbus, OH 43220

(614) 274-1455
llchc.org

Maryhaven

Specializes in the treatment of people who are dependent on/addicted to drugs and alcohol.
Program: inpatient, outpatient and group substance abuse counseling, gender-based stabilization center, family recovery housing and support for pregnant women; homeless services, gambling addiction treatment, family counseling; mental health treatment (including psychiatry), and medically assisted treatment for those struggling from opioid addiction
Eligibility: age 13 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • 1791 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43207
  • 88 North Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015
  • 715 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio 43040
  • 333 East Center Street, Marion, Ohio 43302
  • 1430 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
  • 245 Neal Avenue, Mt. Gilead, Ohio 43338

(614) 445-8131
maryhaven.com

Mental Health America of Franklin County (MHAFC) Pro Bono Counseling Program

Provides free counseling for people age 18 and older residing in Franklin County.
Program: office-based counseling, no psychiatry services, no substance abuse counseling
Eligibility: age 18 and older (under 18 with parent or guardian present)
Cost: free for those who are unable to pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
2323 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 242-4357
mhafc.org/get-help/pro-bono-counseling

Mid-Ohio Psychological Services (MOPS)

Program: Agency providing mental health, substance abuse, and prevention services for individuals. Services include mental health assessment, counseling, psychiatry, home-based therapy, case management, municipal court services, and telehealth. Special Programs include Aggression Management, Alcohol and Drugs, Sexually Abusive Behavior Program, and Therapeutic Behavioral Services intervention program.
Elibility: Children, adolescents and individuals in Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, and Delaware counties.
Cost: Medicaid is accepted and other health insurances will cover, and self-pay. Contact directly for more specific information on services and payment options.
Referral: Individuals may refer themselves or be referred by parents, physician or organization

  • Franklin County: 2238 South Hamilton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
    (614) 751-0042
  • Fairfield County: 106 Starret Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    (740) 687-0042
  • Licking County: 68 West Church Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 281-1777
  • Delaware County: 106 Stover Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015
    (740) 417-9265

mopsohio.com

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Parent’s Guide to Bipolar Disorder

This booklet is a helpful resource on identifying signs of bipolar disorder in children, and how to support children with a diagnosis. The NIMH website has great educational resources for parents, an online treatment locator, and information on joining a research study.
NIMH Resource Center: (866) 615-6464
nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/bipolar-disorder-in-children-and-teens/index.shtml

National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP)

Program: Offers an array of therapeutic services for youth and families including; foster parent training, kinship care and adoption support, community-based and home-based behavioral/mental health services, group living care, independent and transitional living services, case management, substance abuse treatment, services for sexually reactive children, and services for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
Eligibility: 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

  • Administrative Office: 1801 Watermark Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (877) 692-7226
  • 527 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 227-9444
  • 1303 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (800) 256-5001
  • 431 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 227-9420
  • 1395 East Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
    (614) 987-7200
  • 59 Grant Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 349-7511
  • Adoption Services: (937) 277-6101

nyap.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Adolescent Medicine

Provides health care for teens ages 11 to 21, including primary care and consultative services for gynecologic/reproductive health, chronic unexplained symptoms, eating disorders, drug testing, a medical opiate addiction program, STD & HIV screening, ADHD, behavior and general teen health issues at several locations throughout Columbus.
380 Butterfly Gardens Drive, Suite 3A, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 722-2450
nationwidechildrens.org/adolescent-medicine

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Big Lots Behavioral Health Services & Community Resource Directory

Offers medical, psychiatry and counseling services and year-round programming for children and teens, including help with substance abuse, anger issues, behavior problems, ADHD, exposure to violence, depression, anxiety and self-harm behaviors for children up to age 21, at several locations throughout Columbus. Visit their online Community Behavioral Health Resource Directory to find behavioral health services throughout the state of Ohio.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 355-8080
nationwidechildrens.org/behavioral-health

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) School-Based Health Services

Provides additional access to healthcare at your child’s school. The services provided are not meant to replace your pediatrician or family doctor. Care Connection programs include: Primary Care for ages 0-21, vaccination clinics, School-Based Asthma Therapy (SBAT), Wheelchair Clinic, Vision, Dental, Diabetes and School Health (DASH), Mental Health counseling. Visit the website for a list of participating school locations and additional contact information.
(614) 355-2590
nationwidechildrens.org/care-connection

Netcare Access

Provides specialized behavioral health treatment for adults in Franklin County, including specialized services for adults age 18+ with a dual diagnosis of mental illness and and/or developmental disabilities. The Community Mobile Team provides free, on-the-scene care for individuals in a mental health or substance use crisis, and Community Crisis Response (CCR) provides on-the-scene response to traumatic situations that occur within the community. They also offer non-crisis assessments, stabilization and residential services, probate and forensic services to county court systems, counseling, medication management, and case management. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. They use the Franklin County ADAMH Sliding Fee Schedule for those without insurance, in addition to accepting Medicaid and Medicare.
199 South Central Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43223
24/7 Crisis Care Line: (614) 276-2273
Homeless Hotline: (614) 274-7000
Administrative Offices: (614) 274-9500
netcareaccess.org

New Horizons Mental Health Services

Program: Provides individual and group counseling and psychiatric care, early intervention services, suicide prevention, and limited substance abuse counseling.
Eligibility: age 6 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • Counseling/Psychiatry
    2652 Kull Road, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    (740) 277-6733
    437 Hill Road, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
    (614) 834-1919
  • Substance Use/MAT
    2680 Kull Road, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    (740) 277-6166
  • Crisis Services/Walk In Clinic
    1434 Collins Road, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    (740) 277-7963
    Crisis Line: (740) 687-8255
  • 24 Hour Crisis Intervention:
    Crisis Line: (740) 687-8255
    Fairfield County 2-1-1 or (740) 687-0500
  • Administration
    230 North Columbus Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    (740) 901-3150

newhorizonsmentalhealth.org

North Central Mental Health Services

Program: Provides mental health and substance abuse counseling (individual and group) and psychiatry.
Eligibility: children, teens and adults
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), occasionally self-pay, no private insurance
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • North Central Mental Health Services
    1301 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
    (614) 299-6600
  • Family Focus
    1301 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
    (614) 227-6865
  • North Central Counseling
    338 Granville Street, Gahanna, Ohio 43230
    (614) 475-7090

ncmhs.org

North Community Counseling Centers (NCCC)

Program: Provides medical/psychiatric care, case management, office-based and school-based counseling programs for teens and adults in need of mental and/or behavioral health care; and substance abuse counseling for adults
Eligibility: age 12 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance on a case-by-case basis and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • North
    1855 East Dublin Granville Road, Suite 204, Columbus, Ohio 43229
    (614) 267-7003
  • Westgate
    3556 Sullivant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    (614) 827-1307
  • Bridge
    4897 Karl Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
    (614) 846-2588
  • Center for New Americans
    1299 McNaughten Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
    (614) 582-2368

Intake: (614) 261-3196
northcommunity.com

Ohio Guidestone

Serves: Single Adults & Families, Youth & Teens
Provides a variety of behavioral health services for adults and families throughout Northern and Central Ohio. Services include psychiatry, respite care, job training, care coordination, foster parent training and support, substance abuse and addiction recovery and more.
General Information: (844) 622-5564
Cuyahoga County Crisis Line: (440) 260-8595
Services: ohioguidestone.org/services
Locations: ohioguidestone.org/locations

Ohio State Mental & Behavioral Health

Program: inpatient emergency stabilization and hospitalization for children and teens with problems such as severe mood disorders, suicide risk, psychosis, post-traumatic stress disorders and anxiety disorders; office-based individual and group counseling, family counseling, psychological evaluations, psychiatry; substance abuse and eating disorder counseling
Eligibility: age 3 and older
Cost: private insurance, self-pay, some government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource) depending on availability
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
Ohio State University (OSU) Harding Hospital
1670 Upham Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210
(614) 293-9600
wexnermedical.osu.edu/mental-behavioral

PASS Psychological Assessment Support Services

Services: Provides comprehensive psychological evaluations, specializing in Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, and Giftedness assessments. Provides actionable recommendations for home, school, and other relevant settings. Education consultation services are also available.
Eligibility: Ages 3-21.
Cost: Private pay, does not accept insurance but can provide a Super Bill for reimbursement. Initial fee of $250, followed by $150 per hour. Evaluations typically take 10-15 hours.
Referral: Self-referral.
2700 East Main Street, Bexley, Ohio 43209
(440) 796-0932
passpsychology.com

PBJ Connections

Provides mental and behavioral health therapies for youth, families and individuals. Licensed counselors use horses to assist in treatment. Treats a wide range of disorders including anxiety, depression, addiction disorders and psychotic disorders.
Program: individual and group sessions, school groups and family therapy in office and barn
Eligibility: Children ages 6 to 18, families and individuals
Cost: private insurances, employer health plans and self-pay, no government insurance, a sliding fee scale is offered for services. Contact them directly for details.
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
9734 Jug Street Road, Northwest, Pataskala, Ohio 43062
(740) 924-7543
pbjconnections.org

POEM (Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement for Moms)

Provides free peer support groups remotely and in-person around Columbus, education on pregnancy and postpartum depression (PPD) and related mood/anxiety disorders, referrals to appropriate mental health resources and providers. The POEM Rise program provides services exclusively by and for Black mothers. The website also has helpful links to other Mental Health America services, such as pro bono counseling. Use the Event Calendar to find the next support group.
(614) 315-8989
mhafc.org/get-help/maternal-mental-health

Reeb Avenue Center

Provides a variety of programs designed to strengthen families on the South Side of Columbus. Services include GED classes, adult education and workforce development, early education child care, youth and family services, in collaboration with community partners (Boys & Girls Club, House of Hope, Southeast Healthcare Services, Godman Guild, St. Stephen’s Community Center, Alvis, Community Development for All People).
280 Reeb Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207
(614) 468-9280
reebavenuecenter.org

SAFER Station (Stop Addiction For Everyone Resource Station)

Offers medical screening and direct linkage to substance use treatment for individuals actively using drugs and at risk for overdose in Franklin County. The multidisciplinary team works to redirect individuals using drugs away from jails or emergency departments and toward community-based treatment, using a non-judgmental approach. They also offer free naloxone and fentanyl test strips, transportation to treatment, document assistance for birth certificates and IDs, help enrolling in food and Medicaid benefits, and recovery support planning. They are a First Responder Diversion model program.
368 West Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43223 (COTA Stop #2691)
(614) 525-2112
franklinton.org/?resource-item=safer-station

Southeast, Inc.

Program: Provides a wide-ranging provider of primary and dental care, group and individual counseling for youth with mental health and substance abuse problems, outpatient services, psychiatry and case management. They offer services in multiple counties in Ohio.
Eligibility: age 3 and older
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 a physician
16 West Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 225–0990 or 711 for Relay Service (TTY)southeasthc.org/Franklin County Locations: southeasthc.org/locations/franklin-county/Additional County Locations: southeasthc.org/locations/

St. Vincent Family Center (SVFC)

Behavioral health intervention and treatment services for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges.
Program: Outpatient and inpatient services (home-based and school-based), telehealth, therapeutic preschools and after school programs, residential care, support for foster families, and specialized services for Hispanic/Latino children. Children with an autism diagnosis are eligible for outpatient mental health and play therapies.
Eligibility: Youth ages 3-18 years old.
Cost: Therapies can be billed to Medicaid and a variety of insurances.
Referral: Individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization.
1490 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 252-0731 or (614) 824-5437
svfc.org

Stress, Trauma & Resilience (STAR)

A program at the Ohio State Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health that offers supportive services to adult survivors of crime-related violence when an incident has occurred within a 3 year time-frame or any form of psychological trauma, both for medical professionals and the layperson survivor.
1670 Upham Drive, Fifth Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43210
(614) 293-7827
medicine.osu.edu/departments/psychiatry-and-behavioral-health/star

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Services Locator

Government agency working to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness. Their website offers educational resources on a wide range of mental health topics from what to expect during treatment, to harm reduction, to child development. The service locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for people seeking treatment facilities for substance abuse, addiction or mental health problems.
National Helpline: (800) 662-4357
Emotional Distress related to Disasters Helpline: call or text (800) 985-5990 to be connected with a trained counselor
Behavioral Health & Substance Use Treatment Services Locator: findtreatment.samhsa.gov
www.samhsa.gov

SUN Behavioral Columbus

Program: A crisis center and offers 24/7 walk-ins for inpatient psychiatric care. They also have a co-occurring inpatient substance abuse program for adults. Adult outpatient services include an intensive outpatient program (IOP), as well as a day program for adults. Transportation provided with outpatient services for Franklin County residents on a case by case basis.
Eligibility: ages 12-17, and ages 18 and older
Cost: private insurances, self-pay, government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, CareSource, Buckeye); assessment are no cost
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physicians, they also accept walk-ins. Patients can also be assessed at their home via their virtual clinic (must have a camera for video chat).
900 East Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(614) 350-6607
sunbehavioral.com/columbus

Syntero

Program: Offers outpatient mental health, trauma, grief and other behavioral health counseling; case management services, school-based therapeutic intervention and prevention services; intensive outpatient program for substance use disorder. They also offer mentoring, integrated primary care, Help Me Grow and more.
Eligibility: age 4 and older, but varies depending on the program
Cost: Medicaid, private insurance, self-pay, sliding fee scale for uninsured Franklin County residents
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization. Visit the website for intake forms.

  • 299 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin, Ohio 43017
    (614) 889-5722
  • 3645 Ridge Mill Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
    (614) 457-7876
  • 3433 Agler Road, Suite 2000, Columbus, Ohio 43219
    (614) 600-2708
  • 7100 Graphics Way, Suite 3100, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
    (740) 428-0428

New Clients: (614) 889-5722, ext. 133
syntero.org

Teleayuda Ohio

Specializing in psychotherapy for Latinos, by Latinos
Mental health provider offering culturally appropriate therapy from bilingual and bicultural therapists. Services can be provided anywhere in Ohio through telehealth or in-person at their Cleveland location. Services are offered in English and Spanish. Therapies include CBT, DBT, EMDR, IFS, somatic experience, solution-focused, and mindfulness-based techniques.
Program: Individual therapy, couples therapy, professional trainings & parenting classes
Eligibility: Individuals ages 17+ who identify as Hispanic/Latinx
Cost: Accepts most private insurance, some Medicaid, and sliding-scale / negotiated rates
Referral: Call to schedule a free, 15-minute phone consultation
2101 Richmond Road, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
(216) 367-5054 or (216) 446-7848
https://teleayudaohio.com

The Recovery Village Columbus

Provides in-depth solutions for drug and alcohol abuse and co-occurring mental health issues (like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or trauma).
Program: medical detox, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient program, outpatient rehab, aftercare, co-occurring disorders
Eligibility: age 18 and older
Cost: private insurance, no government insurance of sliding scale
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
3964 Hamilton Square Boulevard, Groveport, Ohio 43125
Intake: (614) 362-1686 or (877) 776-1577
columbusrecoverycenter.com
Find Ohio Rehab Programs: therecoveryvillage.com/local-rehab-resources/ohio
Resource list: therecoveryvillage.com/resources

United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH) Family Services

Program: Provides foster care and adoption parent training, treatment foster care, outpatient mental health services, and intensive home-based treatment focused on anger management, independent living skills, and self-development.  Post-adoption services provide clinical counseling and support for adopted children who may be struggling with day to day functioning.
Eligibility: Ages 3 to 18
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 a physician or organization
431 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 855-5020
umchohio.org

Urban Minority Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Outreach Program (UMADAOP) of Franklin County

Offers substance abuse treatment, prevention, and recovery support programs for communities of color in Central Ohio using culturally specific, evidence-based strategies. They offer anger management, domestic violence prevention and parenting classes for adults. Youth programming includes in-school, after-school, and summer camp. They also offer training opportunities for professionals and events for the community. Call or email the organization to register for a program.
700 Bryden Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 227-9694 or (614) 403-3136
umadaopfc.com

Victory Ministries Center of Hope

Faith-based nonprofit providing a food pantry, clothing boutique, cooking classes, and Christmas food and gift help. They can also connect you to employment assistance with their community partners. Healthcare services include eye exams and no-cost glasses to those who qualify, breast and cervical cancer screens to women who are uninsured or underinsured, and mental health counseling with board-licensed counselors at the Hope Counseling Center. Appointments are required for most services, including food pantry and boutique.
3964 East Main Street, Whitehall, Ohio 43213
(614) 252-2500
victorycoh.org

Village Network

Program: Juvenile court programs, residential treatment, crisis stabilization/intervention and assessment services, treatment foster care, respite care, outpatient behavioral health and substance abuse services, intensive home based treatment, school-based mental health and prevention services
Eligibility: Ages 12 to 18
Cost: Government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance, self-pay with a sliding fee scale
Referral: Individuals may refer themselves or be referred through the court system or by an organization

  • 1751 East Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203
    (614) 253-8050
  • 14 Sandalwood Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 788-8850
  • 17606 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
    (740) 397-7582

(800) 638-3232
thevillagenetwork.org

Vineyard Community Center

Offers a variety of services including early childhood center, after-school and summer programs, sports and exercise programs, free health clinic, free legal clinic, food pantry, and immigration counseling services (DACA). Other programs include daytime and evening GED prep classes, English as a Second Language (ESL), programs for homeschoolers, men’s and women’s support and recovery groups, marriage and parenting programs, financial counseling, mental health counseling, career development services, dance, art, and music classes.
6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(614) 259-5238
vineyardcommunitycenter.org

Wellspring

This faith-based organization offers low-cost counseling at many locations throughout Columbus. They also have licensed counselors who see kids with anxiety issues, behavior problems, depression, ADHD, stress, anger issues and more. Their student interns see clients at very reduced rates as part of their training in their masters program, under the supervision of licensed counselors.
Program: clinical individual and family counseling and coaching, psychological assessments, help with referrals to community services, no psychiatry services or medication management
Eligibility: age 5 and older
Cost: many private insurances, self-pay at very reduced rates (sliding scale fees based on income), no government insurance
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • 1335 Dublin Road, Building D, Suite 208, Columbus, Ohio 43215
  • 5000 Arlington Centre Boulevard, Building 7, Columbus, Ohio 43220
  • 3220 Lowell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43204
  • 292 South Main Street, Johnstown, Ohio 43031
  • 40 Chicago Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43222
  • 431 Whiley Road, Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Intake: (614) 538-0353
wellspringcolumbus.org

WorryWiseKids

Provides parents, educators and mental health professionals with comprehensive, user-friendly information on the full range of anxiety disorders: how to identify symptoms, find effective treatments and prevent anxiety from taking hold in a child’s life.
worrywisekids.org/

Youth Advocate Services (YAS)

Program: Provides behavioral health, early childhood, traditional and therapeutic foster care, pre- and post-adoption support and community respite services for youth and families around the central Ohio region.
Eligibility: Ages (4 and older) vary by service and intervention
Cost: Contact organization
Referral: Individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
2323 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 258-9927

  • Foster Care Placement: (614) 313-2497
  • Behavioral Health Referral: (614) 285-3765
  • General Questions or Concerns: (614) 285-3754

yasohio.org


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