If you or a loved one is feeling anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, please know that help is available. The following resources can be found on the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).
Ohio Crisis Text Line (use to connect with a trained counselor)
Text keyword "4HOPE" to 741 741
OhioMHAS Help Line (use to find resources in your community)
Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or (1-800-846-8517 TTY)
Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746
Spanish-speakers: Text "Hablanos" to 66746
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round
Questions about COVID-19 can be answered at http://www.coronovirus.ohio.gov or by calling 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)
Please stay safe and keep healthy, please follow the social distancing guidelines, and please call your health care provider if you are sick. Please also take care of others. We will get through this, together.
Some of these resources were created by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati (DSAGC). If you work for an outside organization or live outside the Greater Cincinnati area, please consider making a donation so we can maintain updated resources.