• 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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Christine Lakomiak, Executive Director


Office: 440-285-2282, Ext. 203

Mobile: 440-226-2287

Jim Mausser, Finance Manager


Office: 440-285-2282, Ext. 202

Michelle Maneage, Clinical/Compliance Manager


Office: 440-285-2282, Ext. 205

Mobile: 440-226-7973

Teresa Slater, Office/Administrative Manager


Office: 440-285-2282, Ext. 204

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.


September 18, 2024 at 6:00 PM: Regular Board Meeting

October 16, 2024 at 6:00 PM: Regular Board Meeting

November 20, 2024 at 6:00 PM: Regular Board Meeting

December 18, 2024 at 6:00 PM: Regular Board Meeting


Click this link to view the SFY2023 Geauga County Board of MHRS Annual Report


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 or click on one of the links below to complete a county or state appointment application.

Commissioners Application for Committee Appointment – Mental Health

OhioMHAS Board Member Application


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.