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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 

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
  • 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
  • HWS Best Health LLC- Lauri Pierce (330) 442-2664

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 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
  • Dare to Share program is also available during the school year.  Please contact a counselor for information.
  • North American Indian Cultural Center (Food pantry for all Summit County residents call for appointment)  (330) 724-1280   111 West Avenue, Tallmadge OH
Other Rent/Bill Assistance Resources

Health Services
  • Faithful Servants Care Center (Urgent health care for the uninsured): (330)633-3680  65 Community Road, Suite F  Tallmadge, OH  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
  • Battered Women's Shelter:  (330)374-0740
  • Domestic Violence help line (330) 453-SAFE (7233) 
  • 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 (330)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 a counselor to learn about referral process 
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 school counselors
for a directory of services offered in Summit County.
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