A devastating 43.2% of Ohio adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s nearly half of state resident adults reporting symptoms. About a quarter are diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety. Worst yet, half or more of those seeking mental health help in Ohio are unable to find it.
It’s clear that Ohio residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
Portage Path Hotline
The nonprofit Portage Path offers residents a free and confidential 24/7 hotline for mental health help. Call 330-434-9144 or click here to visit their website, which offers more information and external resources.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Ohio-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.