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If you feel that you or someone else is in immediate danger or is experiencing a drug overdose, call 911 immediately.


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Treatment Works.
People Recover.

Where to Get Help

The Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services helps you find the assistance you need by maintaining a list of provider agencies throughout the state. To find an appropriate treatment provider near you, visit:

Addiction Services Providers by County

Treatment works and people do recover. Everyone is different, and treatment should match the unique needs of the patient. Treatment options range from support groups to medication-assisted treatment in combination with traditional counseling. To learn more about finding treatment that is right for you, please visit our Learn More About Treatment and Recovery page.

For additional information on treatment for addiction and substance use disorder, please explore the resources on our treatment page.


Self Screening

Not sure if you have a problem with substance abuse? Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional. Take our short 20 question screening to to get started.

20 question screening

This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources.


Signs of Overdose

Signs of overdose include the following:


  • No response when you shake the person or call their name
  • Not breathing
  • Slow or shallow breathing (less than one breath every six seconds)
  • Pinpoint pupils
  • No response when you shake the person or rub their sternum with your knuckles
  • Choking, snoring, or gurgling sounds
  • Blue, grey, or ashen lips and fingernails
  • Slow, irregular pulse
  • No pulse
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures

Opioid Addiction Hotline

If you or someone you love has an addiction to pain medications, is using these medications in a way that puts them at risk of addiction, or has an addiction to other substances there IS help available.
If you or someone you love is having a mental health crisis or is in need of someone to talk to you can text for help.
  • CRISIS TEXT LINE: Text 4hope to 741741 and a trained crisis counselor will text you within five minutes to confidentially assist you.