Mental health and substance use disorder prevention aims to recognize and understand risk factors so they can be minimized. The goal is to improve resilience and resistance to these conditions.
Resiliency is a person's ability to face life's challenges with determination and hope.
Mental health and addiction services resources during the pandemic.
School Aged Youth Mental Health
Online resources for fostering mental health in school-aged children.
Strategic Prevention Framework
Learn more about Ohio’s Strategic Prevention Framework Initiative.
Strive for Five Ohio
The challenge is simple: find five people in your life and check-in with them every day for the next 30-days.
There is hope and together, we can all help to prevent suicide in Ohio.
The Wellness Project
Reconnect through mindful movements, breath practices, and meditation.
Evidence shows that spending just fifteen minutes outdoors also lowers stress, boosts mood, and improves sense of well-being.
These treatment resources represent a variety of ways that mental illness and substance use disorder can be treated.
After a Disaster
Disaster Distress Helpline and community trauma resources.
Alcohol and Pregnancy
When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, so does her unborn baby.
Community Board Advocates
Advocacy services and resources for consumers and families.
Driver Intervention Program
Ohio’s Driver Intervention Program (DIP) for first-time offenders.
Drug Use and Pregnancy
Unborn babies are at-risk of being exposed to substances that a mother is using.
Early Serious Mental Illness
Treatment resources for Early Serious Mental Illness (ESMI).
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Learn more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
Get Help Early
Coordinated Specialty Care for First Episode Psychosis.
Recovery from mental illness and substance use disorder is possible. These resources can help you achieve and maintain your recovery.
Supporting sustainable, person-centered transitions so individuals can live and recover within integrated communities.
Training, technical assistance and consultation for providers that currently offer or are interested in offering employment services.
Finding a Job
OhioMHAS provides employment services training, technical assistance and consultation.
Ways to find housing resources for yourself or a loved one.
Peer services are community-based services for people with a mental illness or substance use disorder.
Recovery Requires a Community
Financial assistance for transitioning from nursing homes to sustainable community living.
Residential State Supplement
Providing financial assistance to adults with disabilities.
Support groups can play an active and vital role in maintaining recovery.