Feeling alone?: Treatment options available
LISBON – If you’re feeling stressed or nervous during these days, you’re not alone. Uncertainty and the sense of not being safe – not to mention physical distancing, round-the-clock news and empty grocery shelves – are stressful. What you’re feeling is common around the world. ,
If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, or like you want to harm yourself, please talk to someone.
Behavioral health providers in Columbiana County are open for business. Most are offering telehealth services, meaning you don’t even have to leave your home to receive services. The following list of behavioral health providers indicates the services being provided and protective measures being taken by providers. The list is in no way all-inclusive as other providers may also be delivering services to county residents, but it is intended to provide resource guidance based on information we have received from specific behavioral health providers.
The Counseling Center (Lisbon, Salem, Calcutta)
– Taking measures to maintain essential services for mental health and drug use disorders
– Offering telehealth services for assessment, counseling, community support, and case management
– Continuing to provide in-person services, but maintaining social distancing and cleaning practices
– Suspending all group meetings
– Services to jail being conducted telephonically
– Community rooms at Hornsby and Apple Grove are closed; visitors to Kendall Home restricted
Family Recovery Center (Lisbon)
– Remaining open, with precautions regarding cleaning and health screening
– Temporarily suspending group counseling
– Offering telehealth services for assessment, counseling and case management
– Prevention staff working with various organizations to assist with meal distribution & sending home information to youth
– Using social media, website links & live video streaming
Community Action Agency (Calcutta) 330-386-7870
– Remaining open
– Have counselors on-call 24/7
– Plan to utilize telehealth once set up
OnDemand Counseling (Calcutta)
– Continue to provide all clinical counseling services
– Screening over the phone and at intake
– Will be offering telehealth services
Counseling & Wellness, LLC
(Jessica Oates, LPCC-S),
– Open for services
– Offering telehealth services
New Day Recovery (Detox unit in Rogers; also have detox & residential programs in Boardman)
– Services continue to be offered at all detox and residential programs
– Screening admissions over the phone, at intake and throughout the day
– Isolation rooms available in all inpatient facilities, if needed
– Remains open in its normal capacity for all outpatient, residential, detox & MAT programs
– All admissions to residential care are going to go through our detoxes for the time being as part of medical screening (they have thermometers).
– Will be offering telehealth services
Neil Kennedy Recovery Center (Youngstown)
– Continuing to provide alcohol and drug treatment.
– Using prevention and cautionary measures for dealing with COVID19.
Restoring Brokenness, LLC (Brenda McIntosh, LPCC), East Liverpool
– Continuing to provide treatment
– Plan to use telehealth once set up
HELP IS A PHONE CALL AWAY
If the current pandemic situation has you feeling anxious, scared, depressed, or just needing someone to talk to, there are a number of options available for support by phone.
– In a crisis or emergency situation, you can call 330-424-7767 or 1-800-427-3606 24/7.
– The Peer Warm Line is open from 12 to 8 p.m. seven days a week, at 1-866-303-PEER (7337).
– The Help Network Peer Resource and Recovery Center is taking calls from 12 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 330-385-7000.
– For information and referrals, you can call 211 24/7.
– The SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline can be reached at 1-800-985-5990 24/7.
– The NAMI HelpLine is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1-800-950-6264
– And if you prefer to text, you can be connected to a counselor by texting 4HOPE to 741741. This Crisis Text Line is available 24/7.
You are not alone. While we must physically distance ourselves from others during this time, a kind voice is just a phone call away.
Additional information on ways to manage stress and anxiety and on how to talk with your children about coronavirus is available by calling the Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board office (330-424-0195) or on the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services website at mha.ohio.gov. In accordance with guidance from the governor’s office, the CCMHRSB office, 27 Vista Drive, Lisbon, has reduced hours of operation and adjusted staff schedules, but remains open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday with staff present.
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