Here are some important Central Ohio Hotlines and Emergency numbers:
NetCare Access (24 Hour Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Intervention): 614-276-2273
Domestic Violence: 614-258-6080
Franklin County Children Services: 614-229-7000
Rape Helpline: 614-267-7020
Suicide Prevention: 614-221-5445
Teen Suicide Hotline: 614-294-3300
Social Media Safety Teams
Facebook: Click here to anonymously report someone as suicidal on Facebook. A member of Facebook’s Safety Team will send the user an e-mail with the Lifeline number and possibly a link to chat with Lifeline counselor.
Twitter: Click here and select “Self-Harm” to send an e-mail to Twitter reporting a suicidal user. Twitter will send the user a direct message with the Lifeline number.
MySpace: Click on the “Report Abuse” link that appears at the bottom of every MySpace page and complete the form. MySpace will then send an e-mail to the MySpace user with the Lifeline number.
YouTube: To report suicidal content, click on the flag icon under a video and select “Harmful Dangerous Acts” and then “Suicide or Self-Injury.” You Tube will then review the video and may send a message to the user that uploaded the video with the Lifeline number.
Tumblr: Click here to write an e-mail to Tumblr about a suicidal user. Include as much information as possible including the URL of the Tumblr blog. A member of Tumblr’s Safety Team will send the user an e-mail with the Lifeline number.
Mental Health America Franklin County – www.mhafc.org
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – www.namiohio.org
NetCare – www.netcareaccess.org
Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH) – www.adamhfranklin.org
Homelessness Helps: columbushomeless.org
State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board – www.cswmft.ohio.gov