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 Immediate help for those experiencing a stressful situation, 24/7 crisis text line.  Text 4hope to 741741 to be connected to a crisis counselor.  Trained crisis counselors are on stand-by to provide a personal response and information on a range of issues, including: suicidal thoughts, bullying depression, self-harm, and more.
KEEP TALLMADGE SAFE Tipline 1-877-265-6534

Tipline to help maintain the safety of the Tallmadge community.  The goal is to promote individual and community safety and allow individuals to anonymously report wrong-doing or illegal activity.  Callers can report concerns and finding resources for Tallmadge City Schools and the community.

Support Hotline/Suicide Hotline:  (330)434-9144 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  (800)273-TALK 

Crisis Text Line:  Text- 4hope to 741741 

The Lifeline:  Twitter- @800273TALK 

Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth: (866)488-7386

Military & Veterans Crisis Line: (800)273-8255 press 1 or test 838255

Opiate Hotline: (330)454-HELP (4357)

Akron Children’s Hospital (Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology): (330)543-8589 

Educational resources about mental health and suicide prevention:  

Counseling Services
  • Red Oak Behavioral Health: services received within the school, see school counselor for referral process
  • Info Line at Akron Children's Hospital:  (330)376-6660
  • P.I.R.C (Psychiatric Intake Response Center Referral Service at Akron Children's Hospital- 24hrs): (866)443-7472
  • Beyond Healthcare: (330)813-8396 (offers diagnosis and assessment, groups, day treatment, after school programs, and more) Outreach Program Overview-Fairlawn
  • HWS Best Health Counseling: (330) 442-2664
  • Greenleaf Family Center:  (330)376-9494
  • Child Guidance & Family Solutions (24hrs):  (330)762-0591
  • Caritas Counseling: (330)630-3210
  • Pathways Counseling: (330) 633-1206 
  • Creative Family Wellness (330)520-0014 
  • The Cole Center (previously TY Counseling): (330)836-8090 
  • Middle Path Counseling: (330)835-7477,
  • Health Strides Counseling Services: Michael Weatherford M.Ed, LPC, NCC, (217)549-2542
  • Catholic Social Services:  (330)762-7481
  • University of Akron Counseling Center:  (330)972-6822
  • Akron Children's Hospital Psychiatry & Psychology:  (330)543-4270 & (330)543-4747
  • Northeast Ohio Behavioral Health:  (330)945-7100
  • Akron Family Institute:  (330)644-3469
  • Fairhaven Counseling: (330)576-4632
  • Wellspring Counseling Center:  (330)896-0856
  • Pat-Barrett- Emerge Ministries:  (330)867-5603
  • Families First Health Services: (234)334-3293 
  • Center for Families and Children:  (330)835-9182
  • Kent State University- Child Anxiety Research Program: (330)672-2200
  • Lori Long Counseling Service LLC: (243)334-3132

Grief Support
    Offers multiple monthly support groups for those who have lost a loved one including specialized groups specific to the relationship with the deceased.
    4499 Darrow Road | Stow, OH 44224 | (330) 686-1750,
    Offers group counseling to people who have lost a loved one. General loss groups are offered to address a variety of grief issues, while specialized sessions are offered for those who have suffered the loss of a parent, child, or spouse.
    2275 State Route 59 | Kent, OH 44240 | (330) 593-5959
    Offers a wide variety of mutual support groups whose members are people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The groups focus on helping participants accept their loss, express their grief and move through the bereavement process.
    One Perkins Square | Akron, OH 443081062 | (330) 543-3343
    Offers mutual support groups whose members are people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The groups focus on helping participants accept their loss, express their grief, and move through the bereavement process.
    141 North Forge Street | Akron, OH 44304 | (330) 374-1199 [email protected],
  • MIDDLE PATH COUNSELING - Joan Lucci M.Ed., LPC  Specializes in grief therapy.
    3425 Kent Road  | Stow, OH 44224  | (330) 835-7477 
Tallmadge Specific Resources for Basic Needs
  • Tallmadge Family Support Request:  The purpose of this form is to give our Tallmadge families with school-aged children a safe place to request support or assistance for basic needs. If you know of a family who may need help, you can share that information here as well. Once we receive your request, a school counselor will reach out to you / the family you submitted. *Responses will only be seen by our School Counselors and School Administrators.

  • Dare to Share program is available to students and families in need of meals over the weekend throughout the school year. If your family is in need of this resource, we are here to help and support you.  Please contact a counselor to get signed up.

  • Tallmadge Good Neighbors:  food & clothing unit for Tallmadge residents located at 74 Community Dr. Tallmadge.  Visits are permitted once very 30 days with a referral & identification.  Open Wednesdays 11am-2pm.  For a referral, call (330)733-1453.

Food Services
  • Akron Canton Foodbank is hosting drive thru distributions 
  • Tallmadge Dare to Share program is also available during the school year, contact school counselor to register. 
  • North American Indian Cultural Center (Food pantry for all Summit County residents call for an appointment) Phone: 330-724-1280, Address: 111 West Avenue, Tallmadge Ohio
 Other Rent/Bill Assistance Resources
Health Services
  • Faithful Servants Care Center (Urgent health care for the uninsured): (330)633-3680
    • 65 Community Rd, Suite F, Tallmadge, OH 44278
    • Hours: 5:30-9:30pm
  • Community Health Center:  Summit County's most comprehensive addiction treatment program.  Services include treatment for substance abuse, mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression, and co-occuring disorders.
    •  Health Center  (330)315-3706
    • Adolescent Treatment Center (330)434-4141
  • Akron Community Health Resources:  (330)724-5471
  • Adolescent Health Center, Akron Children's Hospital: (330)543-8538
  • Akron Pregnancy Services: (330) 434-2221  24 Hour Helpline: 1-800-712-HELP
  • Summit County Dental Clinic (330)812-3816
  • Embracing Futures; A Charity for Children's Orthodontic Care:  (330)253-7700
  • National Poison Control Center: (800)222-1222
Victims Advocacy
  • Domestic Violence help line 330.453.SAFE(7233)  
  • Battered Women's Shelter: (330)374-0740
  • Victim's Assistance: (330)376-0040
  • Community Aids Network: (330)252-1559
  • The Arc of Summit and Portage Counties: (330)836-5863
  • Safe Landing: Boys Runaway Shelter (330)253-7632 & Girls Runaway Shelter (33)374-1111
Anger Management Classes
  • Info Line: (330)376-6660
  • Greenleaf Family Center: (330)376-9494
  • Child Guidance (330)762-0591
  • The Chapel; (330)376-6400
  • Saturday Family Anger Management Classes:  Contact school counselor to learn more about the referral process for offering through Six District Compact
Academic Assistance
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resources
  • The GLBT National Youth Talk Line: 1-800-246-7743 (youth serving youth through age 25)
  • The Trevor Project (Suicide Hotline): (866)488-7386
  • PFLAG:
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC): 1-800-777-4723
  • Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education network (GLSEN): 212-727-0135
  • Gay & Lesbian Alliance against Defamation (GLADD): 323-933-2240
  • Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network: 415-552-4229
  • National Center for Transgender Equality: 202-903-0112
  • Gay & Lesbian National Hotline: 888-843-4564 provides peer support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Additional resources are available with the high school counselors, at or on the Akron Street Card for a directory of services offered in Summit County.

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