1435 W Main St B, Newark, OH 43055



In Knox and Licking Counties, Ohio

Dial 911 if in immediate crisis or medical emergency

Dial 988 if experiencing a mental health crisis that does not involve the risk of immediate physical harm

Pathways 211 Crisis Hotline & Information Center

    • Available 24/7

    • Free & confidential

    • Dial 211 or 800-544-1601

    • Text your zip code to 898211

    • Will connect with a trained crisis worker immediately

  • Will assist with referral to local crisis and treatment services and recovery supports

BHP’s Care Now Clinic (Mental Health Urgent Care) Open M-F 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • Newark Location – 104 East Main Street, Newark, Ohio  (740) 963-3590
  • Mount Vernon Location – 206 South Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio (740) 324-7800

Mental Health and Recovery Board for Licking and Knox Counties (County ADAMH Board)

    • 1435 West Main Street, Suite B, Newark, Ohio
    • Available for questions Monday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

    • 740-522-1234


If you are seeking treatment for mental illness or addiction you need to start with an assessment. This assessment will determine which level of care is best for you. (inpatient, intensive outpatient, or outpatient)

LAPP (Licking County Alcoholism Prevention Program)

  • 62 East Stevens Street Newark, OH 43055
  • 740-366-7303
  • info@lapp.cc
  • www.lapp.cc

The Freedom Center

Behavioral Healthcare Partners

Newark Location

  • 65 Messimer Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055
  • (740) 522-8477

Mount Vernon Location

If you are looking for a support group, AA, or NA please contact 2-1-1 for local listings.

If you are in a domestic violence situation, please call one of the local domestic violence shelters.

The Woodlands

New Directions

If you are looking for support groups for depression or other mental illness you can contact the following:

Mental Health America of Licking County

The Main Place, Inc.

Newark Location:

  • 112 S 3rd St, Newark, OH 43055
  • (740) 345-6246

Mount Vernon Location:

If you are in crisis or feeling suicidal in Licking or Knox Counties you can dial 2-1-1 to speak to a crisis worker.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 9-8-8

Dial 911 if in immediate crisis

State-wide Crisis Text Line

  • Text HOME to 741741
  • Available 24/7
  • Free & confidential
  • Text 4hope to 741741
  • Will connect to a trained crisis worker within 5 minutes

Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA)

  • To find contact information for your local county ADAMH Board
  • Access to recovery advocacy resources & information about mental health and addiction disorders
  • oacbha.org

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS)

  • Access state-wide to crisis, treatment, and recovery support providers
  • Access to recovery advocacy resources & information about mental health and addiction disorders
  • mha.ohio.gov

Dial 911 if in immediate crisis

SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • www.samhsa.gov
  • Available 24/7
  • Free and confidential
  • Nation Suicide Prevention Lifeline Dial 988
  • National Helpline 1 800 662 HELP (4357) – treatment referral and information
  • Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator – available on website
  • Access to recovery advocacy resources & information about mental health and addiction disorders