24-Hour Crisis Hotline/Textline
Need to talk? Struggling in your relationships? Financial stress weighing you down? Depressed or having thoughts of suicide? The crisis hotline provides help to Delaware & Morrow County, Ohio residents when it is needed the most – call today 2-1-1 or 1-800-684-2324 or text helpline to 898211. HelpLine specialists are trained in the ‘art of listening’ and have nearly 4,000 community resources at their fingertips to help you through your situation. Learn more about the HelpLine 24-hour, confidential and free hotline here.
HelpLine serves eight counties in North Central Ohio: Delaware, Morrow, Crawford, Wyandot, Union, Logan, Shelby and Miami. If you need information and are outside of our service area, the following resources are available to provide connections to local services:
- Call 2-1-1 for help or visit www.211.org
- Text HOME to 741 741 to connect with a crisis counselor at Crisis Text Line
- Call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources)
- Call 1-800-488-7386 or text START to 678-678 or click here to chat with The Trevor Project (for LGBTQ youth)
- Call 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22-522 to connect with The National Domestic Violence Hotline (support survivors of domestic violence or abuse)
- Call 1-800-656 HOPE (4673) to connect with the RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline
- Call the NAMI Helpline at 1-800-950-NAMI or text NAMI to 741741
- Contact Mental Health America to find local counselors, take screenings or for general mental health information.
Having someone to relate to can be the first step toward understanding and healing. Call or text us today to find out about local support groups offered. Call today 2-1-1 or 1-800-684-2324 or text helpline to 898211.
Sexual Assault Response Network (SARN)
SARN advocates are available to assist survivors at the hospital and with law enforcement immediately following an assault and can help connect a survivor to the resources at HelpLine and in our community. Learn more about SARN here.