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We’re here for you.  You do not have to face this life journey alone.  Please write, call, or visit so that we can walk on this journey with you.  You are loved and you are created with a purpose.  You’re welcome to contact us right now with the form below.  There are additional resources on this page under the form if you’re just beginning to seek a path for your needs.

Our deacons are a group of dedicated men and women who are available to meet with you individually to provide support, prayer, guidance, and friendship. A certified pastoral counselor is available for immediate meetings over the next three weeks to help you.  Additional resouces are listed below for counseling and long-term care.

Please provide your name, email, and request and we will reply within 24 hours to help you.

Here are local counseling resources:

EMERGE is a place of HELP, HOPE and HEALING. They are honored to be given the opportunity to provide services for your mental health needs. We pray for God’s presence to be felt as you are on your journey to mental health healing and awareness.

EMERGE restores hope and strengthens lives.

900 Mull Avenue Akron, OH 44313

800-621-5207

Family Practice Center of Wadsworth, Inc.

Your family deserves quality healthcare, and you can trust our team of board-certified physicians to provide it for you. We have experience in many areas of medicine and are always open to new patients.

Counseling services are available at Family Practice Center of Wadsworth after meeting with a physician.

251 Leatherman Rd   •   Wadsworth, OH 44281   •   330.334.6229

M – F: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Here are resources to help you with your needs:

The mission of the Battered Women’s Shelter is to lead the community in the prevention of domestic abuse by providing emergency shelter, advocacy, and education throughout Summit and Medina counties in an effort to break the cycle of abuse and help promote peace in every family.

SUMMIT   (330) 374-1111
MEDINA   (330) 723-3900

Rape Crisis: SUMMIT & MEDINA  330.434.7273

Domestic Shelters – Medina Emergency Shelter

Hotline 330-723-3900 (24⁄7)
Toll Free 877-414-1344
Business 330-723-9610

*Collect calls accepted
TTY/TTD

Fax 330-723-9660
Hours of operation
Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

OneEighty Emergency Shelter      

Hotline 330-263-1020

Business 330-263-6021

Suicide Prevention

Naional Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) – Immediate help 24/7
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Know! The Warning Signs of Suicide

Talk

If a person talks about:

  • Being a burden to others
  • Feeling trapped
  • Experiencing unbearable pain
  • Having no reason to live
  • Killing themselves

Behavior

Specific things to look out for include:

  • Increased use of alcohol or drugs
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves, such as searching online for materials or means
  • Acting recklessly
  • Withdrawing from activities
  • Isolating from family and friends
  • Sleeping too much or too little
  • Visiting or calling people to say goodbye
  • Giving away prized possessions
  • Aggression

Mood

People who are considering suicide often display one or more of the following moods:

  • Depression
  • Loss of interest
  • Rage
  • Irritability
  • Humiliation
  • Anxiety

Drug Treatment

Abusing drugs can lead to drug dependence. The Anti-Drug Levy funds four unique programs to assist individual and families addicted to alcohol, illegal drugs or misuse of prescription drugs.

Cathy
Cathy’s House
Contact: Mark Skoda 330-350-3062
cathihome@zoominternet.net
website: www.cathyshouse.org
Cathy’s House serves the community by providing a sober living environment for individuals making the transition from addiction to sobriety.  Cathy’s House provides sober support for men and women 18 years and older.  

Solutions Behavioral Healthcare
Contact:  Brad Williams at 330-723-9600
website:  www.solutionsbh.org
Recidivism Prevention Specialist provides assistance for Medina County Residents in need of indigent detoxification services. The Recidivism Prevention Specialist will provide coordination of care and contact while the individual is in detox and will link the individual to follow-up treatment.  In addition to linkage and referral the Recidivism Prevention Specialist assists an individual in meeting basic needs by assisting him/her to remove barriers, thus increasing the chances for successful recovery through linkage and referral to other community resources, coordination with other agencies and client advocacy.  The Recidivism Prevention Specialist works to ensure engagement in treatment by providing aggressive outreach, wrap-around and intensive case management services.   

Juvenile Drug Court Program  
Contact:  Tony Miller 330-725-9105
tmiller@medinaco.org
The Juvenile Drug Court Program coordinates client case management and probation supervision.  Regular review meetings and frequent court hearings monitor’s each offender’s situation.  Graduated sanctions and tangible rewards are used to motivate offender compliance.  Treatment services are provided that include youth and parent counseling, family home-based services and mental health-related services including individual counseling and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.

LCADA Way Medina and Wadsworth Wellness Center Services offers Assessments, Day Treatment Services and Medication-Assisted Treatment for Medina County residents at 740 E. Washington St. E-4 Medina, OH. or 215 Wadsworth Rd., Wadsworth, OH.  Call 330-952-1546 for an appointment and more information.  

Fortaleza

Fortaleza alcohol/drug treatment center is now open in Brunswick, OH.  If you need alcohol/drugs to get through the day, then now is the time to get help.  Call a caring professional today at 330-460-0020.   

Community Resources

Medina County AA (Alcoholic’s Anonymous) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism and other drug use.  


211 First call for help
First Call For Help is a free community service where you can get information about social, health and government resources.  Simply dial 211 or go to their website at www.211cleveland.org


New Destiny Treatment Center is a drug rehab and alcohol rehabilitation facility that is located at 6694 Taylor Road Clinton, OH 44216 You can contact New Destiny Treatment Center by calling (330) 825-5202×110.


Recovery Unanimous Addictions Program meets every Friday Night 7-9 PM at Chippewa lake Bapitist Church, 5326 Chippewa Rd., Medina, OH For more information call 330-620-1629


mylife Recovery Centers tackles both the physical and mental components of addiction recovery using life coaching and the Naltrexone implant.  Now open in Cleveland, OH.  Call 888-829-9031

Maybe you don’t want to act?  Please seek the Lord through His Word. Here are some resources to help you learn about the Bible:

An Overview of the Bible

Roman’s Road for Salvation

Snapshots of all 66 Books in the Bible