I am a parent

If you’re worried your child may need help or might try to hurt themselves, trust your instinct. Here’s how to find help for someone in need:

crisis numbers

If your child is in crisis, get help immediately.

  • 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
  • Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860 is available 18 hours a day. Learn more about times »
  • Military & Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, press 1 anytime
  • Military & Veterans Crisis Text Line 838255 to get help now


additional resources

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

Youth Suicide Prevention Spread the word. Help is available. Learn what you can do »

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 »

Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model for youth and young adults (ages 14-29). TIP Model »