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Substance Abuse

211 Information and Referral

211 is a comprehensive, up-to-date database of community resources available 24 hours a day, offering centralized information and referral for individuals seeking various services in the community — whether via programs offered by Help Network of Northeast Ohio or referral to other agencies.

Dial 211, or click the link below to find more information about substance abuse resources in our community.

Search the 211 Database for community substance abuse resources


Help Network of Northeast Ohio Programs

Suicide and Crisis Intervention/Prevention

24/7/365, Help Network’s hotline is for individuals contemplating suicide, or concerned friends or family members seeking help for a loved one. We are also a back-up call center for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline serving Ohio. Help Network is also a 24-hour crisis intervention hotline for individuals experiencing any type of crisis. Dial the number at the bottom of this page that is appropriate to your area.


A Peer-to-Peer service that specializes in helping individuals who are struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues or know of someone who just needs someone to talk to. Services are available Monday-Thursday 4 pm-11 at 1-866-303-PEER (7337).

Housing Opportunities Program

This program provides rental assistance for up to two years to Mahoning County residents who are receiving services through agencies connected with the Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board. Help Network also offers permanent and supportive housing vouchers through this program. Participants in both of these programs must be involved with the Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery system. Help Network is also in a partnership with two other social service providers in the Commons at Madison, a permanent and supportive housing project designed for individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Dial 211 to learn more.