DO YOU HAVE A FAMILY MEMBER WITH A MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER?
Having a loved one diagnosed with a mental health disorder can be confusing, frustrating, challenging and frightening. NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Butler County is here to help. NAMI is the largest grassroots organization in the country dedicated to improving the quality of life for families and individuals who are impacted by mental health disorders. We do this by offering educational classes, hosting speakers who are experts in the field, and providing monthly support groups. All of our services are provided at no charge.
As an integral part of the overall mental health system, we work collaboratively within the community to eliminate stigma associated with mental illness. With an emphasis on preserving the dignity of all, we provide hope and help to those impacted by mental health disorders and their families.
IS YOUR FAMILY MEMBER IN CRISIS?
IMPORTANT: CALL 911 if you have a life threatening emergency that needs immediate assistance
Butler County (Ohio) Mobile Crisis Team and Consultation:
CALL: 1-844-4CRISIS (1-844-427-4747)
24 hr. Hotline: Is your loved one having a mental health crisis and needs assistance? Do you or your loved one need someone to talk to about what to do? The Butler County (Ohio) Mobile Crisis team is there to help!
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Psychiatric Intake Response Center:
If your child is in crisis and needs immediate assistance call the Psychiatric Intake Response Center at 513-636-4124. This number can also be used to arrange for counseling, for routine questions about your child’s mental health problems or for professional referrals.
Cincinnati Children’s Emergency Room Locations:
Main Campus, 3333 Burnett Ave. in Cincinnati (513)636-4124
Liberty Campus, 7777 Yankee Road, Liberty Township (513)803-9307.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital also offers a Surviving the Teens/Suicide Prevention Program providing support for families and teens during challenging times. For more information see their web site at cincinnatichildrens.org/psychiatry.
WHAT EDUCATION AND SUPPORT DOES NAMI OFFER?
NAMI Butler County currently offers a 12-week, educational class called Family-to-Family at no charge. The class is taught by volunteers who are graduates of the program and have been trained at the state level. Through these classes, which meet one night a week, participants are taught what their loved ones are going through and how best to help them. Please register online in advance if you are interested in attending our next session of classes, or call our offices at (513) 860-8386
NAMI Butler County currently offers, at no charge, a 6-week, educational class called NAMIBasics, designed for parents and caregivers of children and/or adolescents with diagnosed or undiagnosed mental illness. The class is taught by volunteers who are graduates of the program and have been trained at the state level. Classes meet one night per week. Please register online in advance if you are interested in attending our next session of classes, or call our offices at (513) 860-8386
Are you looking for support from other individuals who also have a loved one impacted by a mental health disorder? We offer monthly support groups which meet the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 P.M. at our offices at the Butler County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Services Board, 5963 Boymel Drive, Fairfield Ohio 45014; and on the first Monday of every month at 6:00 pm and the third Wednesday of every month at 6:00 pm, both at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 25 E Walnut Street, Oxford Ohio 45056.
NAMI Butler County hosts an educational meeting on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 P.M. (except April and December) featuring speakers representing different areas of the mental health community. This is at no charge and no registration or RSVP is necessary. Adults only, please (no babysitting available).
To learn more about specific mental health disorders and symptoms, please click here.
If you have additional questions, please call our office at (513) 860-8386 or e-mail us at email@example.com