The Wood County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board advocates, plans, develops, funds, manages and evaluates community-based mental health and addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Wood County.
With all the changes in our way of life put in place to protect our physical health, we know this is very trying on mental health and substance use disorders. Many people who have never struggled with feelings of anxiety and depression are experiencing them for the first time. Our Providers are still hard at work and want to help! Click on Programs & Resources, or call 2-1-1 to get connected.
The COVID CareLine is a new, toll-free number and emotional support call service created by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Behavioral health professionals will staff the CareLine from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days/week. They will offer confidential support in times of personal crisis when individuals may be struggling to cope with current challenges in their lives. After 8 p.m., the CareLine will forward to the National Suicide Prevention Helpline, allowing those calling to have access to someone 24 hours/day. Call 1-800-720-9616. Additional information on the State’s response to Covid19 can be found at: http://coronavirus.ohio.gov/