Crisis Text Line

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Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery has contracted with Crisis Text Line to provide their comprehensive and HIPAA-compliant texting platform, policy and procedure manual and monthly data reports. Crisis Text Line partners with existing organizations that are experienced, highly trained and well-equipped to respond to youth and young adults in crisis: experienced crisis centers, youth-serving organizations and experts in the youth and mental health fields. Crisis Text Line has been recognized by The Tech Awards as a finalist for the Nokia Health Award.

The goal is to reach young people struggling with depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts and more.

How It Works

1. Text 4hope to 741 741 anywhere, anytime

A Stark County youth texts 4hope to 741 741 anywhere, anytime

2. Chat with a Trained Specialist

A live, trained specialist receives the text and responds quickly

3. Make a plan

The specialist helps the youth stay safe and healthy with effective, secure counseling and referrals through text message using Crisis Text Line’s platform

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