Wood County ADAMHS Board E- NEWS

Executive Director's Monthly News July 2018

Press Release: New Crisis Number 419-502-4673 (HOPE)

Bowling Green, OH — As the face of healthcare continues to change, the Wood County Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADAMHS) closely monitors services that support the residents of Wood County. Beginning July 1, 2018, Unison Health will be managing the Wood County Crisis line and providing prescreens for Wood County residents.

Even as this transition occurs, the Wood County ADAMHS Board and Unison Health are committed to ensuring continuity of care for clients and stakeholders throughout the community. If you or someone you know exhibits signs of a mental health crisis, including: feeling excessively sad or anxious, hopelessness, feeling like harming others or self, and/or thoughts of suicide - the new crisis service line should be accessed immediately by calling 419-502-HOPE (4673). The crisis line is available 24/7.

With over 250 dedicated staff members serving nearly 8,000 adults, adolescents and children throughout Northwest Ohio — Unison Health is a leading resource for people seeking access to behavioral health, substance abuse treatment and primary healthcare. The partnership between the Wood County ADAMHS Board and Unison Health ensures crisis services for the residents of Wood County continue to be easily accessed now and into the future.

This Month We Recognize:

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Awareness Week (in Ohio) July 1st- 7th

National Minority Mental Health Month

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Thank You Wood County Voters!

Your support of the mental health levy makes services possible.