As we continue to gain knowledge about the complex landscape of mental health, here are resources to consider for your children’s mental health needs.

Emergency services, treatment services for children, and family education and support contacts are provided.

Please contact our office if the resources below do not answer your questions.

MindPeace office
(513) 803-0844

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Crisis Support

If you or a loved one are in need of immediate support please see the list of mental health response avenues below or call 911.

Crisis Support by Agency
This listing is the emergency and acute services contacts for providers who may be serving your child.

PIRC
513-636-4124
The Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC), located within Cincinnati Children’s, is the admission and evaluation center for all psychiatric services.

Lighthouse Crisis Center
513-961-4080
The Youth Crisis Center provides a safe haven for youth ages 10-17 who are physically or sexually abused, neglected, or for some other reason believe they can’t safely be in their own homes.

Drug and Poison
513-636-5111
The Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center (DPIC) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is a 24-hour emergency and information telephone service for anyone with concerns about poison or drugs.

County Crisis Hotlines

Butler County Crisis Hotline
(844) 4CRISIS (1-844-427-4747)
A 24-hour crisis hotline and heroin hopeline.  Service also coordinated with the butler county mobile crisis team.

Clermont County Crisis Hotline
(513) 528-SAVE (7283)
This is a free and confidential hotline available 24/7.  This is also the same number for the Mobile Crisis Team in Clermont County.

Hamilton County
(513) 281-CARE (2273) or text 4Hope to 839863
Emergency phone lines are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offer crisis intervention and referral services.

Northern Kentucky Crisis Hotline
(859) 331-3292 or (877) 331-3292
A 24/7 crisis hotline for residents of the 8 northern counties in Kentucky.

Warren and Clinton Counties Hotline
(877) 695-NEED (6333)
A 24-hour crisis hotline servicing both Warren and Clinton Counties.

Mobile Crisis Teams

Butler County
(844) 427-4747

Clermont County
(513) 528-7283

Hamilton County Mobile Crisis
(513) 584-5098

Support Groups

Support groups are a way to connect with people of common experiences and provide support and encouragement to one another.

  • NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • United Way – Greater Cincinnati Support Groups
  • Special Connections – Cincinnati Children’s sponsored online support group and discussion community
  • Fernside – Supporting Children and Families Through Grief
  • Companions on a Journey – Providing bereavement and educational services to help those who grieve and educated those who do not understand grief.
Counseling Support

Consider mental health treatment right at your school.  Listed below are the co-located lead school partners.

Counseling Support in Neighborhoods

Substance Abuse

If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction this is a list of inpatient and outpatient resources for help.

General Information

  • Recovery Health Access Center (RHAC): (513) 281-RHAC (7422)

Parents with Substance Abuse Disorders

  • GLAD House works with high risk youth who have been impacted emotionally and behaviorally by a family member with addiction: (513)641-5530
  • Addiction Services Council assists with Interventions for Families: (513)281-7880 or (859) 415-9280 for Northern Kentucky
  • First Step Home provides treatment for opiate addicted pregnant women: (513) 961-4663
  • Central Clinic Substance Abuse Services for Adults: (513) 558-2701
  • FAIR (Family Access to Integrated Recovery) assists JFS involved youth and adults with behavioral health problems with access to treatment services: (513) 651-4142

Children who have Experienced the Death of a Loved One due to Substance Abuse

  • Fernside is a center for grieving children that provides grief support for youth and parents (groups are not specifically designated for those who have lost a loved one due to substance abuse): (513) 246-9140

Alcohol and Other Drug Hamilton County Providers (Contracted with HCMHRSB)
*youth serving providers

Other Community Resources

  • Central Clinic –Substance Abuse Early Intervention Services for youth: (513) 558-5878
  • Lighthouse Youth Services: (513) 221-3350
  • The Children’s Home of Cincinnati: (513) 272-2800
  • Drug and Poison Information Center: (513) 636-5111
  • Greater Cincinnati Behavioral JOURNEY Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT): Contact Stu Raynor for information about making a referral at (513) 558-6506

Resource Websites and Toolkits

  • The website for the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition provides information about prevention, education, treatment, and support resources addressing opiate abuse.
    Website: www.injecthope.com
  • The Parents360 Rx Action Toolkit can be used by professionals from law enforcement, prevention and treatment, as well as by any concerned adults who want to share information about medicine abuse with their friends, family, neighbors and organizations to which they belong.
    Website: http://starttalking.ohio.gov/Programming/Parents360Rx.aspx
  • Ohio Initiatives to Fight Opiate and Prescription Abuse
    The website provides guidance on everything from preventing overdose deaths and promote responsible prescribing practices to expanding access to Medication – Assisted Treatment and embracing specialized docket programs to close the revolving door of addiction and crime. The resource includes technical support contacts at the state level, guidance on accessing relevant data and trend information as well as a checklist for building an effective local response.
    Website: http://mha.ohio.gov/Portals/0/assets/Initiatives/GCOAT/20150715-opiate-toolkit-4web.pdf
School Advocacy

For information on school advocacy, please visit our Advocate page.

Transitions

Transitions resources including:

  • Transitioning From Elementary to High School
  • Transitioning to Adult Mental Health Systems
  • Special Programs for Transitional Aged Youth
  • Help for Families with Medicaid

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