What is the Crisis Center & 24 Hour Hotline?
The Crisis Center and 24 Hour Hotline is designed to assist individuals who are currently experiencing an acute psychiatric and/or addiction crisis or emergency.
Who should call?
Anyone who is in crisis. And/or anyone who would like to refer someone who is in crisis. Specifically, individuals who are currently experiencing an acute psychiatric and/or addiction crisis or emergency.
What does the Hotline do?
The goal of the 24 Hour Hotline is to provide a staffed, 24/7/365 telephone hotline service. Callers will receive support, information, and referral services related to mental health and addiction crisis.
What does the Crisis Center do?
In addition to the 24 Hour Hotline, the Crisis Center is a connected, on-site, 10-bed residential facility providing a safe, secure, supervised environment for individuals 18 years of age or older to promote healthy management of mental health and addiction crisis. The Crisis Center provides a less restrictive environment than hospitalization and may be utilized in lieu of hospitalization when clinically appropriate.
Is there a fee for the Crisis Center and 24 Hour Hotline?
There is no charge to call the hotline or for room and board at the facility.
Who is operating the Hotline?
The hotline is a service of the Alcohol | Drug Addiction | Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board serving Lawrence, Scioto and Adams counties, the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services and The Counseling Center, Inc. Portsmouth, Ohio.
What geographic area does the Crisis Center’s 24 Hour Hotline serve?
All residents in Scioto, Adams and Lawrence counties in Ohio.
The Director of the Crisis Center is Sean Davis. For more information contact him at 740.354.1010.