• Copeline Crisis Line

    If you or someone you know is having a mental health or substance abuse emergency call:

    COPELINE at 1-888-285-5665 or 440-285-5665 to access a Crisis Intervention Specialist.

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GCBMHRS Board meetings are typically held on the third Wednesday of each month. All meetings are held at the Board Administrative Offices located at 13244 Ravenna Road, Chardon, Ohio 44024. For more information, contact the Board office at 440-285-2282.


March  8, 2023 at 2:30 PM: Opiate HUB Committee

March 15, 2023 at 5:00 PM: Agency Relations Committee

March 15, 2023 at 6:00 PM: Regular Board Meeting


Board Member Openings: The Geauga County Board of Mental Health and Recovery Services is seeking qualified and dedicated individuals to recommend to the County and State appointing authorities to fill vacant volunteer Board member positions.

The Mission of the Board is to provide community leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based mental health and recovery services that are responsive to consumer-centered planning.

If interested, you can call the Board office at 440-285-2282 or email Teresa Slater at tslater@geauga.org.

Crisis Text Line

Any person may need help in coping with a stressful situation. Reach out by text to communicate with someone trained to listen and respond in a method that is private, secure and confidential.

Text the keyword 4hope to 741 741 and expect a reply from a trained Crisis Counselor within five minutes. Your message is confidential, anonymous and secure.

Source: CBS Sunday Morning


High school junior Alexandra Valoras, a straight-A student, class officer and robotics whiz, nonetheless felt she wasn’t ever good enough; hiding her despair behind a sunny disposition to the outside world, she ended her life before her 18th birthday. Jim Axelrod talks with the young woman’s parents, friends and teachers about the signs that were missed; the private journals in which the girl wrote down strikingly uncharacteristic words of pain; and how Alexandra’s mom and dad are bringing a message of awareness to other students. [If you are in crisis: Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.]

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