• **If your student is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. It is a free, 24-hour hotline at 1.800.273.TALK (8255). If you are in an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

    For crisis situations that are not life-threatening, mental health and substance abuse crisis services are available for Franklin County, Ohio residents 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

    • Call Nationwide Children's Hospital Crisis Hotline (17 & younger) at 614-722-1800
    • Call Netcare Crisis Hotline (18 and older) at 614-276-2273
    • Call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or
    • Text the Crisis Text line by sending a text message to 741741.  (If you text “4hope” you should automatically be connected to someone in Ohio, but you can text anything - even just hello to get the conversation started.)

    All of these options are available 24/7/365.  

    If you are looking to be connected with an outside counselor for non-emergency mental health services, please utilize: