Community Resources



  • Ohio State University Public Safety,
  •  Columbus City Police Department, 9-1-1, non-emergency calls – 614-645-4545
  • Poison Control Center, 1-800-222-1222
  • Violence, Assault, Abuse and Neglect Prevention Resources
    • SARNCO, 24-hour Rape Helpline, 614-267-7020
    • CHOICES 24-hour Domestic Violence Crisis Information and Referral Line, 614-244-4663
    • Franklin County Children’s Services Child Abuse Hotline, 614-229-7000
    • Prevent Child Abuse Ohio, 614-722-6800


  • Office of Student Life Counseling and Consultation Service, database for private mental health care providers in communities surrounding The Ohio State University campuses,
  •  OSU Harding Hospital, behavioral healthcare services, 614-293-9600,
  • Psychological Services Center, training clinic for graduate students in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at OSU offering free psychological treatment for adults, 614-292-2345,
  • Netcare Access, 24 hour mental health and substance abuse crisis and assessment services, 614-276-CARE or 1-888-276-CARE,
  • Suicide Hotlines (free and anonymous)
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
      • text telephone – 1-800-799-4TTY; Spanish – 1-888-628-9454
    • North Central Mental Health Services / Franklin County Suicide Prevention Services, 614-221-5445