Mental Health & Recovery Services Reminds Residents About Support Lines

Posted on March 17, 2020

Mental Health & Recovery Services of Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties Update on COVID-19

The HOPEline number is 1-800-567-HOPE (4673) for anyone in crisis

If you are in crisis, call the local 24/7 HOPEline at: 1-800-567-HOPE (4673)


NAMI HelpLine Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., EST (800) 950-6264

It’s normal to feel anxious or stressed when things are uncertain or seem unsafe.

The COVID-19 or coronavirus outbreak and safety measures can have an effect on our mental health. If you experience feelings of anxiety, depression, being overwhelmed, or any other strong emotions for which you need support, call the 24/7 HOPEline at 1-800-567-HOPE (4673).

You can also text 741 741.

Another emotional support line is the NAMI HelpLine at 800-950-NAMI (6264) Monday through Friday, between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm for mental health resources.

The Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties is continuously monitoring the COVID-19 developments as well as following the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services guidelines and orders.

Our agencies continue to operate while prioritizing the care of clients and staff. Please check with each agency for more specific updates on their procedures during this time.

If you feel that you may be experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath), stay home and contact your healthcare provider by phone for guidance.
For up to date information on the coronavirus, visit or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.

Please be kind and support each other during this challenging time. If you have neighbors, friends, or family who are elderly or someone who may be in crisis, reach out to them in a safe manner.

Call or text to check up on each other. We will get through this together.

The MHRSB-AAH will continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates as needed.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at (419) 222-5120.

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