Support in Times of Crisis: Help is Available - Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County

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Crisis Hotline: (419) 289-6111

Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741

Support in Times of Crisis: Help is Available

Support in Times of Crisis: Help is Available
April 15, 2021

Nothing can feel more lonely than experiencing a time of crisis in which your circumstances, thoughts, and emotions feel like they are spiraling out of control. The added isolation and financial stresses accompanying these uncertain times may only add to the despair. However, you are not alone. When it comes to finding help in Ashland County, you have a number of options and caring people from the Mental Health and Recovery Board standing by to offer help, hope, and healing.

24/7 Crisis Line Number

Call 419-289-6111 at any time of day or night to receive immediate, confidential help and support from a caring human voice on the other side of the line. 

24/7 Crisis Text Line

We understand that texting is often easier or the only way you can reach out in a time of crisis. Text  "4HOPE" to 741741 at any time to receive immediate, confidential help.

Healthy Ashland App

Healthy Ashland is a free, easy-to-use mobile app that offers quick access to mental health and stress relief resources for everyone in Ashland County. If you are in need of urgent help, the app connects you to crisis intervention tools. The resource also provides simple ways to relieve stress, information about counseling services, and local family activities and resources. 


Remember, it’s okay to call 911. A mental health emergency is still an emergency, deserving of the same level of urgent attention and care as a physical health crisis. If you’re concerned about a family member, friend, or neighbor, local officers are happy to stop by their residence for a well-being check.

Resources for the Future 

Question, Persuade, Refer Training

The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training. Available to any group or organization in Ashland County at no cost, our Question, Persuade, Refer Training will give you the tools to help prevent suicide when times of crisis arise. 

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1605 CR 1095, Ashland, OH 44805
Office: (419) 281-3139
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Crisis : (419) 289-6111


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