I am concerned about someone

If you’re worried that a friend, loved one, or someone else you know may need help or might try to hurt themselves, trust your instinct. Here’s how to find help for someone in need:

If someone you know is in crisis, get help immediately.

crisis numbers

  • Call 330-452-6000, the Stark County Crisis Hotline anytime
  • Text 4hope to 741 741, the Crisis Text Line anytime
  • Call the Domestic Violence Help Line anytime at 330-453-SAFE (7233)
  • Call 9-1-1 if emergency services are needed. If requesting law enforcement, you can ask for a CIT-trained officer »
  • Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ youth 1-866-488-7386
  • Military & Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, press 1 anytime
  • Military & Veterans Crisis Text Line 838255 to get help now

 

additional resources

The Stark County Homeless Hotline (330-452-4363) operates 24 hours per day, referring callers to appropriate shelters and other programs for the homeless or those at risk of homelessness after conducting an initial assessment interview. (Intake 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Stark County Homeless Hotline (330-452-4363) operates 24 hours per day, referring callers to appropriate shelters and other programs for the homeless or those at risk of homelessness after conducting an initial assessment interview. (Intake 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)

Trevor Helpline www.thetrevorproject.org The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBT+) young people ages 13-24. Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ youth 1-866-488-7386

Do you need an opiate/heroin overdose prevention kit containing Naloxone? Learn more about Project Dawn »

Suicide Prevention Learn more about Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs »

Stark County Child Protective Services serves children suspected of abuse and neglect, 330-455-KIDS (5437). Learn more about Child Protective Services »

Mental Health Help Resources for mental health help »

Addiction Recovery Help Resources for addiction recovery help »

FIRST Stark County Innovative research and treatment. Learn more about FIRST Stark County »

How are you feeling today? Take a mental health screening »

Project DAWN of Stark County Learn how to get a Naloxone kit at Project DAWN »

Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs Learn more about suicide prevention »

Stark County’s Heroin Epidemic Learn how our county is fighting the current heroin epidemic »

Help for Children & Youth Life brings with it a variety of stresses and challenges for children and youth »

StarkMHAR Care Network Explore local providers in the StarkMHAR Care Network »

Support Groups Learn more about support groups »

Family Advocacy Education resources are available for family advocacy »

Adult Protective Services is for concerns about individuals age 60 and over in the area of: abuse, neglect, self-neglect and exploitation. Call 330-454-7066 or (after hours) 330-455-5437.