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Ohio Unveils New Crisis Text Line Tool to Connect Ohioans Receive Help Quickly

Ohio is making it easier for individuals who are experiencing a stressful situation to find immediate help, 24/7 with the launch of a free, confidential, statewide Crisis Text Line.  Any Ohio resident who needs help coping with a crisis can now text the keyword “4hope” to 741741 to be connected to a crisis counselor. Trained crisis counselors are on stand-by to provide a personal response and information on a range of issues, including: suicidal thoughts, bullying, depression, self-harm, and more. The specialist helps the user stay safe and healthy with effective, secure support. 

The Mission of NAMI Geauga County is to offer mutual support and empowerment to persons and their families  affected by serious mental illness through education, advocacy and emotional support.

Speaker Meeting
Thursday,  March 23rd, 2017  6:30 pm
“Breakthrough Treatments for Dual Diagnosis Patients”

by Dennis Michelson




Dennis Michelson is the Director of Counseling for Fadul Health Partners and also the Treatment Coordinator for the Lake County Drug Court. He is the director of Advanced Clinical Consultants in Chardon, a therapist with Premier Behavioral Health Services in Mentor, maintains a private practice in Chardon and specializes in dual diagnosis cases and court-mandated evaluations.

Dr. Michelson will speak on the subject of Dual Diagnosis issues and breakthrough treatments. He regularly consults with the court systems in cases where treatment is considered as an alternative to prolonged incarceration.  Dr. Farshid Asfarisard will also be with us to speak on the issue of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as one of the newer and most effective treatments for dual diagnosis patients.

Please join us at
Notre Dame Education Center
13000 Auburn Rd., Chardon, Ohio

Please RSVP 440-286-6264 or email kbidlack@namigeauga.org to reserve your seat and for light refreshments.