OVERDOSE ALERT: Fentanyl, the leading cause of drug overdose deaths in Portage County, is in powdered and crack cocaine, meth and heroin. Any Drug May Contain Fentanyl. If you use drugs, never use alone and carry naloxone/narcan. For information and connection to local resources, call the Portage County 24-hour Addiction Helpline at 330-678-3006.
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Fentanyl and other dangerous substances are being mixed with cocaine & meth or disguised as other drugs.
Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County
The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County funds services for Portage County residents through its network of agencies. Services help families, adults, teens and children with mental illness, depression, addictions, in crisis and at risk for suicide. Board-funded treatment improves the lives of thousands of Portage County, Ohio, residents who seek services from our system of care and support. The system is funded by Portage County taxpayers, along with grants and funds from the State of Ohio. Adults and families receiving services pay what they can afford, making services accessible to as many as possible.
Treatment Works. People Recover.
Recovery is possible with services funded by the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County. Each year thousands residents of Portage County, Ohio, benefit from the Mental Health & Recovery Board system of care. The Board and its network of agencies help:
Abused and troubled children
Teens at risk for suicide and substance abuse
Families with emotional and addiction problems
Veterans and their families
Adults and teens with serious mental illnesses and addictions
Older adults at risk for suicide, depression
Portage communities needing crisis services
The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County funds and/or supports a network of organizations that offer a variety of services that help individuals in recovery. The following is a list of service providers that receive funding and/or support through the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County.