When facing mental health, addiction and/or trauma, making the decision to get help is an enormous first step. Local agencies and local services can help ease accessing services. What’s out there? What can you afford? Who can you trust? We are here to guide you to the resources you may need.
Get a printable 1-page version of local organizations available here in Richland County.
Service Provider Agencies
Catalyst Life Services offering mental health assistance for all ages and comprehensive programs for substance abuse, vocational rehabilitation, hearing impairments, and crisis intervention including a 24-hour helpline and warmline [419-522-HELP (4357)], Peer Support Services/OASIS Club consumer drop-in center. Clients may be referred or self-admit. Catalyst accepts all payer sources and offers financial assistance. Catalyst is constantly evolving to meet community needs. For more details please visit catalystlifeservices.org or call 419-756-1717.
Family Life Counseling & Psychiatric Services (FLC) offers comprehensive mental health and addiction outpatient services for adults and youth, including: assessments, counseling, and case management services. Clients may be referred or self-admit. FLC accepts all payer sources and offers financial assistance. For more details please visit flcps.com or call 419-774-9969.
CACY (Community Action for Capable Youth) Providing violence, drug and suicide prevention information, education and coordination by bringing together schools, parents, government, law enforcement, agencies, business and community members who work toward making our county a healthier, safer place to live. For more details please visit cacyohio.org or call 419-774-5683.
Mansfield UMADAOP (Urban Minority Alcohol & Drug Addiction Outreach Program) Offers outpatient services specializing in Medication Assisted Treatment, Mental Health services specializing in Adolescent Care and Alcohol or Drug (AOD)/Mental Health Dual Diagnoses, AOD Prevention Services, Circle for Recovery of Ohio – Ex-offender Program, Help Me Grow for new mothers. UMADAOP accepts all payer sources including some private insurance. Clients can self admit, be court ordered or referred by other agencies. UMADAOP has a Recovery Housing program for men and is planning to open additional Recovery Housing sites. For more details please visit mansfieldumadaop.com or call 419-525-3525.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Richland County) offers support groups, education and advocacy for individuals, families and caregivers of those living with mental health issues. All NAMI classes and support groups are free to the public so you never have to feel alone in your journey to recovery. NAMI Support Group meets the 3rd Monday of each month, 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Richland County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board office, 87 East First St, lower level. It is a confidential and safe support group for families or support persons of individuals living with mental illness. It is a great place to gain information on resources and how to best advocate, support, and find hope for your loved one and your family. Call the NAMI office at 419-522-6264 for further information visit us on Facebook. Offering support groups, education and advocacy for individuals, families and caregivers of those living with mental health issues. All NAMI classes and support groups are free to the public so you never have to feel alone in your journey to recovery. For more details please visit namirc.org or call 419-522-NAMI (6264).
Abraxas is an accredited Behavioral Healthcare Organization that provides mental health, substance use, and Juvenile Sex Offender treatment to adolescent boys. The outpatient office provides substance use, mental health and in-home services for adolescents, adults and families. ABRAXAS is accredited by The Joint Commission. Medicaid, personal insurance and community or self referrals are accepted. For more details please visit abraxasyfs.com or call 419-747-3322.
Foundations for Living Secure residential treatment facility for males and females ages 11 to 18. We offer treatment for mental health, addiction, survivors of human trafficking, pregnant teens, and self-injurious behavior. Foundations accepts all insurances, as well as, agency and parental referrals.
Healing Hearts Counseling Center provides mental health and addiction counseling coordinating with community services. They offer medication assisted treatment, intensive outpatient treatment (IOP), and counseling for trauma, sexual compulsivity / addiction, sexual abuse, depression and anxiety. Healing Hearts uses evidence based materials and 12 step curriculum. They have testing for mental health, alcohol and drugs, and specific testing for trauma. Weekend and evening options for IOP are available. They accept Medicaid and most insurances.
Richland County Community Alternative Center is an OhioMHAS certified drug and alcohol program designed for 30 to 120 day periods of group and individual treatment for adult mean and women. The majority of clients are court referred/ordered. Private pay individuals are accepted.The Center accepts Medicaid and self pay. No insurances are accepted.
For more details please call 419-774-3576.
Youth & Family Council provides leadership to assure an effective system of collaborative, coordinated and efficient community services which assist each family and child to meet their individual needs and responsibilities.
Starfish Project of Richland County provides guidance on treatment options for those struggling with addictions and life-controlling problems. We change our community by supporting individuals and their families for a healthy life of recovery. Scholarships for faith-based programs are available.
Project One- ARC Empowerment Center is a faith based family and recovery advocate organization. Empowerment services are offered every Thursday at 6:00pm at 378 Park Avenue West in Mansfield, Ohio. They offer a 24/7 advocate line that helps with treatment options and support from those who have personal experience with overcoming addiction or for family members that are struggling emotionally. They offer 12-Step Life Recovery every Monday at 6:30pm.
What if you are not in Richland County, Ohio?
How can you contact the mental health and recovery services boards in your county? If you live in Ohio the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities has created a County map that links to contact information for each county.
The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA) is the statewide organization that represents the interests of Ohio’s county Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Boards at the state level. The Association works with a variety of governmental bodies including the Ohio General Assembly, the Office of the Governor, other statewide office holders, cabinet agencies, partner associations, and along with individuals in recovery and their families. OACBHA works to provide education, develop policies, and seek support for initiatives that will expand and enhance mental health and substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery support services throughout Ohio. Most importantly, OACBHA gives the Boards a forum to address statewide issues and provides Boards with the means to communicate their positions and concerns with a single voice.
Ohio currently has 50 Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health (ADAMH) Boards. These boards are statutorily empowered to plan, develop, fund, manage, and evaluate community-based mental health and addiction services. Federal, state and local funds are utilized by local Boards as they work to ensure that mental health and addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery support services are available to individuals and families in communities throughout Ohio.