Help Network Impacts Many Lives

YOUNGSTOWN – In fiscal 2019, Help Network of Northeast Ohio answered 158,785 calls as it connected individuals in need with community resources.

Help Network provides 24/7  crisis intervention, suicide prevention, as well as referrals, support services and counseling services to persons experiencing mental health-related and situational problems. 

Of the calls that Help Network received, 43,577 were Suicide/Crisis Hotline calls from Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Ashtabula and Lake counties. 

The agency not only provided live help via the phone, but also made face-to-face contact with hundreds of individuals who were experiencing, mental health or substance abuse issues. And Help Network of Northeast Ohio was involved with homelessness, special-needs families, and victims of crime and abuse.

Help Network also offers 211 information and referral. This comprehensive, up-to-date database of community resources provides centralized information and referral for individuals seeking various services in the community. The service is available 24/7/365 by  dialing 211 and can also be accessed at HelpNetworkNEO.org.

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