’s mission is to connect those in need to resources and now more than ever, impart hope to the community! In the face of this COVID-19 crisis, we wanted to put together a summary page with some practical statewide information for those in need of mental health or addiction services. This is only the initial information we have gathered, so if you have a resource you would like to suggest for this page or changes, you can submit them to our statewide coordinator Bethany Friedrichsen.

Hotlines & Helplines

Coronavirus Information Hotline: 1-833-427-5634

Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line: Text the keyword “4hope” to 741 741

Narcotics Anonymous Hotline: 1-800-587-4232

OhioMHAS Help Line: 1-877-275-6364

OhioMHAS “COVID Careline”: 1-800-720-9616

For local addiction and mental health hotlines, visit’s hotlines page and enter your city.

Peer Support & Treatment Connection

Thrive Peer Support

Thrive Peer Support offers proven behavioral health recovery support and principles to patients who have overdosed, addressing substance use disorders (SUD’s) and/or mental health concerns. – Self- Referral Form


Hope Over Heroin

Hope Over Heroin unites and strengthens existing community resources by offering an evidence-based continuum of care to those in need of urgent help for addiction.

(844) 467-3777

Hope Recovery Community

Hope Recovery Community (HRC) is dedicated to increasing sustained recovery by providing hope, support, advocacy, and resources to those impacted by addiction.


Helpful Online Resources

Online Meetings:

Hope Recovery Community

In The Rooms

Lifering Secular Recovery

SMART Recovery

Refuge Recovery

We Connect

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) of Franklin County

Mental Health America of Ohio

OCAAR “Peers Helping Peers” online support group for Certified Peer Recovery Supporters. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Zoom Meeting ID: 292 60 1390. For more information, email


Family Activities During Closures

Managing stress and anxiety 

Finding Treatment Providers Search Tool

Search #BHisOpenforBusiness on Twitter

Resources for Providers’s search tool provides a vital service for thousands of Ohioans every month. Now more than ever, our partners like the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, and peer support organizations rely on information on to make referrals quickly for those in need.

If you are a provider and you haven’t created a free account and updated your information on yet, then please login or register today!

Other Helpful Information:

Small Business Relief Loans

OhioMHAS COVID-19 Resources for Housing Providers

Guidance on Reopening In-Person Behavioral Health Services

Additional Information & Local Support

For additional information about support in your area, reach out to your local Mental Health and Recovery Board or The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

We hope that these resources will be helpful in serving the recovery community during this time. In addition to this page, we are putting out weekly articles to raise awareness and bring hope around the impact the coronavirus is having on the recovery community. If you have a story, we want to hear from you!