For over 50 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics.
Men and women share their experience, strength and hope with each other The primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
Drug Free Action Alliance formed the Statewide Prevention Coalition Association (SPCA) to unite substance abuse prevention coalitions and organizations through collaboration and sharing of resources to promote prevention for a safe, healthy, and drug-free Ohio.
Education, advocacy and support for persons with brain disorders (mental illnesses) and their families.
Nar-Anon Family Group is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of a family member or friend.
Provides a recovery process and support network where members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free productive lives through the application of the principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA.
The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA) is the statewide organization that represents the interests of Ohio’s county Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Boards at the state level. The Association works with a variety of governmental bodies including the Ohio General Assembly, the Office of the Governor, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, and other organizations and coalitions to seek support for initiatives that will help expand and enhance mental health and substance abuse prevention, treatment, and support services.
Provides statewide leadership for the distribution of funds broadly guided by the intent of the Ohio General Assembly. Within that broad guidance, OhioMHAS provides direction and creates priorities for the use of funds to provide a continuum of services that meet consumers’ needs and that is run efficiently, effectively and results in quality outcomes.
Ohio Recovery Housing (ORH) is an organization dedicated to the development and operation of quality alcohol and drug-free living in a community of recovery for people with substance use disorders.
To bring quality services and messaging to Ohio communities to reduce problem gambling and build awareness of resources available for prevention and treatment of gambling disorder. The Be the 95% awareness campaign is supported by funds collected through Ohio’s taxes on gambling.
To provide suicide prevention organizations information and resources, raise awareness, eliminate stigma, and increase help-seeking behavior for all Ohioans
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
2-1-1 is an easy to remember 3-digit dialing code, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days each year, which connects callers to a trained specialist. Using a robust database, callers are provided with information regarding local programs and community based organizations, Ohio Benefit Bank services, faith-based initiatives, and government agency services. The service is free to the caller.