If someone you love is at risk

We all have an important role in the mission to end suicide. If you suspect someone you love is at risk, contact law enforcement, a national hotline or a mental health provider right away. Taking action could help prevent a tragedy and save a life. Reach out today for free, confidential guidance and support.

Alliance resources

Alliance Area Rape Crisis Program: CommQuest

Free resource for survivors of sexual violence and their families.
1207 West State St.
Suite M
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone : (330) 821-7273 (RAPE)

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Alliance

Mental and behavioral health services for Alliance children and families.
1207 West State St.
Suite G
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 823-5335

Coleman Behavioral Health: Alliance Office

Evidence-based mental health and substance use recovery services to promote resiliency and healing.
1410 West State St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 823-6932

CommQuest Detox at Aultman Main Campus

The inpatient detox program uses a combination of medication, counseling, and case management services to begin the recovery process. More information

2600 6th St SW
Canton, OH 44710
Phone: (330) 830-3393

CommQuest Services: Alliance

Strengthening families through behavioral/mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery services.
1207 West State St.
Suites F & M
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 821-8407
Fax: (330) 821-8506

Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health & Recovery of Alliance

Education, counseling, psychiatry and support for children, adolescents and adults.
1218 W. State St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 493-4553
Canton resources

4KidHelp

Promoting family strength and resiliency throughout Stark County:
  • Psychiatry services
  • Medication management
4368 Dressler Rd. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 433-1300

Barbara Fordyce, PhD. & Associates

Comprehensive psychological services for children, transitional youth and adults.
4319 Hills and Dales Rd NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 492-2006

Canton Community KidSummit Against Drugs

Prevention services promoting abstinence from alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (AToD).
1227 Gross Ave. NE
Canton, OH 44705
Phone: (330) 453-1155

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Belden Village

Mental and behavioral health services for children and families.
4641 Fulton Dr. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 433-6075

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Plain Community

Mental and behavioral health services for children and families.
1811 Schneider St. NE
Door 6
Canton, OH 44721
Phone: (330) 470-4061

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health: Shipley Office

Mental and behavioral health services for children and families.
919 2nd St. NE
Canton, OH 44704
Phone: (330) 454-7917

Children’s Network of Stark County

Helping to investigate and prosecute crimes against children.
213 Market Ave. N
Suite 200
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 451-1700

Coleman Health Services

Crisis management, mental and behavioral health, adult care and employment services.
400 Tuscarawas St. W
Suite 200
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 438-2400

CommQuest Services

Strengthening families through mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery support services.
625 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 455-0374
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CommQuest Services: Canton

Medication-assisted recovery clinic offering methadone and Suboxone as well as outpatient counseling and drug testing.
1341 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 453-8252
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

COMPASS Rape Crisis

Mental health counseling services for all survivors of rape and sexual assault.
408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 452-1111
Hours: 24/7

Deliverance House: CommQuest

Non-medical residential program for adult women with moderate substance use and mental health needs.
1711 Spring Ave. NE
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 454-6800

Encompass Christian Counseling at One Center for Leadership

Offices throughout Stark County offering mental health counseling services from a Christian perspective.
901 Tuscarawas St. E
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: 330-966-1620

Encompass Christian Counseling at Perry Christian Church

Offices throughout Stark County offering mental health counseling services from a Christian perspective.
139 Perry Dr. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: 330-966-1620

New Day Counseling & Psychiatric Services, Inc.

Counseling and outpatient therapy for children, adolescents, teens and adults.
4450 Belden Village St. NW
Suite 606
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 305-9696
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Ohio MENTOR & IFCS

Foster care and mental health services for young people with emotional, behavioral and other complex challenges.
4942 Higbee Ave NW
Suite C & D
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 491-4331
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Ohio Guidestone

Providing counseling, support, advocacy and education with a focus on prevention and treatment.
401 Tuscarawas St. W
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (440) 234-2006
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Pathway Caring for Children

Helping families to build trusting and lasting relationships for a lifetime:
  • Individual or group therapy
  • Support groups
  • Case management
Pathway provides short-term relief (hourly, daily, or overnight) in a foster home or community setting for adoptive families who have a child with special needs. They also offer special workshops and training, support groups, and connection to resources for adoptive parents.
4895 Dressler Rd. NW
Suite A
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 493-0083

Phoenix Rising Behavioral Health and Recovery Inc.

Education, counseling, psychiatry and support for children, adolescents and adults.
624 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 493-4553

Psychological & Family Consultants, Inc.

Counseling services for depression, anxiety, stress, family difficulties and more.
4572 Dressler Rd. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 493-4220

Richard A. George

Professional counseling services for children, adolescents and adults in Stark County.
3118 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 492-9913

SAFY of Ohio: Canton/Akron

Community-based support services for Ohio families:
  • Adoption services
  • Behavioral health
  • Family preservation
  • Older youth services
  • Therapeutic foster care
6279 Frank Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 305-1668

Stark County Family Council

Wraparound services for youth and families who have complex, multi-system needs. Visit their website for more information.
6057 Strip Ave NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: 330-492-8136

Stark County Job & Family Services: Children Services

Basic needs and protective services for Stark County children and families.
402 2nd St. SE
Canton, OH 44702
Toll Free: (888) 698-6893
Toll Free: (888) 698-6893
Local: (330) 451-8032
TDD: (330) 451-8879
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Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery

Funding for mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery support services. Visit their website for more information about StarkMHAR.
121 Cleveland Ave. SW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 455-6644
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Stark Community Support Network

Community safety net linking families to resources and social services.
1221 Harrisburg Rd. NE
Canton, OH 44705
Phone: (330) 455-2260

Summit Psychological Associates: Downtown Canton

Comprehensive mental health and substance use services for prevention, treatment and recovery.
832 McKinley Ave NW
Canton, OH 44703
Phone: 330-493-2554
Fax: (234) 360-3426

Summit Psychological Associates: North Canton

Comprehensive mental health and substance use services for prevention, treatment and recovery.
4450 Belden Village St. NW
Suite 701
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 493-2554

Thrive Counseling Services

Youth counseling for children as young as 8 years old.
4119 Whipple Ave. NW
Suite B
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 703-6578
Hartville resources

Kessler Psychological Services

Services for grief, trauma, LGBTQ+ support, stress management and general mental health.
311 South Prospect Ave.
Hartville, OH 44632
Phone: (330) 877-2093
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Massillon resources

CommQuest Services: Massillon

Strengthening families through behavioral/mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery services.
130 1st St. NW
Massillon, OH 44647
Phone: (330) 833-0234
Fax: (330) 837-7705

Encompass Christian Counseling East

Offices throughout Stark County offering mental health counseling services from a Christian perspective.
7317 Portage St. NW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 966-1620
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Massillon Recovery Campus

Medication-assisted recovery, addiction & mental health counseling, driver intervention services & drug screenings
1660 Nave Rd. SE
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 837-9411
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wilson Hall: CommQuest

Non-medical, residential treatment program for adult men with substance use dependencies.
1680 Nave Rd. SE
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 830-8740
Hours: Thursdays – 8 p.m.
North Canton resources

Aria LG Counseling and Wellness Center

Licensed counseling services for North Canton women and families.
1303 West Maple St.
Suite 102
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: 330-371-0529

Building Blocks Counseling Center

Mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery services.
7300 Whipple Ave. NW
Suite 1
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 433-2390

Encompass Christian Counseling at First Christian Church

Offices throughout Stark County offering mental health counseling services from a Christian perspective.
6900 Market Ave.
North Canton , OH 44721
Phone: 330-345-7949

Family Care Counseling Center

A comprehensive mental health center for Stark County and surrounding areas.
1303 W Maple St
#103
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: 330-966-8677

Father Matthew Herttna Counseling Center

Mental health counseling and referrals available at the Walsh University campus.
2020 East Maple St.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 490-7248

The Gentle Shepherd Counseling Center

Licensed counselors treating and diagnosing mental health conditions.
1469 South Main St.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 499-3065
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My Moment, LLC

Counseling and art therapy for Stark County residents of all ages.
452 North Main St.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 316-9606

North Canton Therapy Works

Counseling and therapy services for individuals, couples and families in North Canton.
1206 North Main St.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 433-2688

The Relationship Center

Family and relationship counseling for individuals, couples and families.
7023 Mears Gate Dr. NW
Suite A
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 497-2452

Sky Witness Healing Arts

Mental health and psychiatric care in North Canton.
452 North Main St.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 510-4921

Vista Psychological & Counseling Centre, LLC

Affordable health care for adults, children and families.
1201 South Main St.
Suite 100
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 244-8782

We Care Counseling, Inc.

Counselors specializing in complex trauma, depression, anxiety, substance use, addiction and transitional youth.
7300 Whipple Ave. NW
Suite 2
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 305-9100
Information & referrals

United Way of Greater Stark County

Instantly connect with health and social services throughout Stark County.
Hotline: 211
Hotline: 211
Hours: 24/7 guidance
Law enforcement

Contact your local law enforcement to report threats or attempts of suicide.

Alliance Police Department

470 East Market St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 821-9140
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Beach City Police Department

302 North Church St.
Beach City, OH 44608
Phone: (330) 756-2449
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Canal Fulton Police Department

1165 Locust St. S
Canal Fulton, OH 44614
Phone: (330) 854-2211
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Canton Police Department

221 3rd St. SW
Canton, OH 44702
Non-emergency: (330) 649-5800
Non-emergency: (330) 649-5800
Information: (330) 489-3100
Information: (330) 489-3100
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Crisis Intervention Team Officers

Officers trained in proven and effective communication techniques to help reduce violence and ensure successful intervention of mental health and substance use situations.
Phone: (330) 588-2204, ext. 2135
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

East Canton Police Department

130 Cedar St. S
East Canton, OH 44730
Phone: (330) 488-9435
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Hartville Police Department

202 West Maple St.
Hartville, OH 44632
Phone: (330) 877-2500
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Jackson Township Police Department

7383 Fulton Dr. NW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 832-1553
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Lawrence Township Police Department

5830 Manchester Ave. NW
North Lawrence, OH 44666
Phone: (330) 854-2096
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Louisville Police Department

1150 West Main St.
Louisville, OH 44641
Phone: (330) 875-1607
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Magnolia Police Department

328 North Main St.
Magnolia, OH 44643
Phone: (330) 866-9434
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Marlboro Township Police Department

7344 Edison St. NE
Hartville, OH 44632
Phone: (330) 935-2338
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Massillon Police Department

2 James Duncan Plz.
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 832-9811
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Minerva Police Department

209 North Market St.
Suite B
Minerva, OH 44657
Phone: (330) 868-4177
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

North Canton Police Department

145 North Main St.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 499-5911
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Perry Township Police Department

622 Genoa Ave. SW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 478-5121
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Stark County Sherriff’s Office

4500 Atlantic Blvd. NE
Canton, OH 44705
Phone: (330) 430-3800
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Plain Township Police Department

Plain Township Police Department
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 430-3800
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Uniontown Police Department

1635 Edison St. NW
Uniontown, OH 44685
Phone: (330) 699-6444
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Waynesburg Police Department

110 North Main St., P.O. Box 764
Waynesburg, OH 44688
Phone: (330) 866-3537
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911

Wilmot Police Department

300 Massillon St.
Wilmot, OH 44689
Phone: (330) 359-5711
Emergency: 911
Emergency: 911
Steps you can take

No matter the cause, thoughts and attempts of suicide are often more widespread than we realize. Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect your friends, family and yourself:

  • Be there for those you believe might be at risk
  • Engage in open and honest conversations
  • Know the signs and be on the lookout
  • Report suicidal content you see online
  • Spread awareness of hotlines and support resources

References

Helpful links

American Association of Suicidology (AAS)

Find information on suicide, including statistics and suicide prevention resources.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

An online community dedicated to suicide prevention through education, research, advocacy and support.

Children’s Safety Network (CSN)

Resource center for child injury, violence and suicide prevention.

Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S)

Provides latest research and resources as well as online training on suicide prevention.

Jason Foundation

Educational and awareness programs dedicated to the prevention of suicide.

The Jed Foundation

Provides a variety of educational resources on suicide prevention for colleges and universities.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)

Information, resources and statistics about suicide, suicide risk and suicide prevention.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Latest research and resources on suicide prevention.

National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide

Services for life-affirming strategies aimed at decreasing life-threatening behaviors.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Connecting people in crisis to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider.

Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation

Resources designed to raise suicide awareness, eliminate stigma and increase help-seeking behavior for Ohioans.

Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery

Learn strategies for opening a dialogue with your kids about suicide.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Government resource for mental health issues, treatment and programs nationwide.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)

Educational resources on suicide awareness and prevention.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

Resources, training and programs designed to raise awareness around suicide prevention.

Trevor Project

Suicide prevention services to LGBTQ adolescents and young adults.

Yellow Ribbon

Provides a variety of suicide prevention resources.

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

Education and training programs to help encourage awareness and prevent youth suicides.