In the event of a mental health emergency please contact: 

Cuyahoga County Mental Health/Substance Abuse Resources
Frontline Service for Crisis and Shelter:
Online chat available a the aboce website from 9AM - 3PM M-F
24/7 Crisis line: (216) 623-6888

Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

Summit County Mental Health/Substance Abuse Resources
Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADM) Board:
(330) 762-3500
(877) 604-0006

Akron Children's Hospital Behavioral Health Emergency Services:
(330) 543-7472

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Center for Family Medicine:
(330) 344-6047

Lorain County Mental Health/Substance Abuse Resources
Lorain County Board of Mental Health 
(440) 240-7025
24/7 Crisis line: 1-800-888-6161

Alcohol and Drug Addictions Services Board of Lorain County 
(440) 277-8190

Additional Referral Sources:

Neighborhood Family Practice
Cleveland (5 different locations)
*Offer some same-day appointments
Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, most commercial insurance plans and offers a financial assistance program (sliding fee scale) for the uninsured.
Services provided:  Primary care, Mental health, Infant care, Prenatal care and women’s health, Discounted prescriptions, Education, Referrals to specialists
May Dugan Center
Social service agency with a lot of different programs including: behavioral health, substance abuse outpatient treatment, and case management. They offer counseling and case management in English or Spanish.
Insurances accepted: Medicaid, possibly Medicare, most private insurances and they see people who are uninsured and can't afford to pay out of pocket.
*They also do food and clothing distribution, have a GED program, and Moms First program.
Pride Clinic
Multiple doctors who can provide HRT, top surgery, overall LGBTQ+ competent healthcare including anti-HIV medications (PrEp).
Cleveland Clinic Center for LGBT Care
Lakewood Family Health Center, Lakewood

Dr. Lambrese- Cleveland Clinic/Lakewood Family Health Center
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Cleveland Clinic Trans Care:
Send referrals for trans or gender non-conforming clients to:
ChrisTina L. Reed (Tina/she/her)
Transgender Medicine and Surgery Program
Secure VM: 216-445-6308
Secure FX: 216-636-1963
**Adult GNC clients are seen at the main campus by Murat Altinay, non GNC patients (including LGB) can be seen by Michael Rosas at the Lakewood office

Cleveland Clinic Psychiatry for medication management:
--Clients can refer themselves to be seen by a psychiatrist without a referral from a primary care doctor (or therapist). They call 216.636.5860 and choose option #1. They'll be seen by a Cleveland Clinic LISW for an intake assessment and then scheduled with a psychiatrist.
Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center:
--Clients can refer themselves to be seen by a sleep doctor to address a wide range of sleep issues. They can refer themselves by calling 216.636.5860 and choose option #2.

Community Behavioral Health Center
Psychiatry, Assessment and Diagnosis, Therapy, CPST
Insurances accepted:
- Medicaid
- Medicare
- Aetna
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Buckeye Health Plan
- CareSource
- Humana
- Medical Mutual of Ohio
‚Äč- Molina Healthcare
- Paramount Healthcare
- UnitedHealthcare
North Coast Health
Preventitive care/check-ups, Chronic disease management, Primary Health Care (14+), Prescription assistance, Women’s health, Immunizations, Referrals for lab work, Referrals for specialists, Assistance with coverage enrollment (enroll in Medicaid and Marketplace plans)
*Funding available for low-income
*Additional info:
“We have a LPCC on staff who provides counseling to our patients. For psychiatry we have to refer out to places like Far West, Recovery Recourses or The Center for Family and Children.
We have a doctor and two nurse practitioners that see patients at our clinic. We do prescribe and treat for anxiety and depression. There are some cases we have to refer out it all depends on the situation. We are a primary care office seeing patients 14 years of age and older. “

Ebb & Flow Counseling, LLC
Individual therapy, Relationship therapy, Teens, Play therapy, Live video sessions
Insurances accepted: unsure
Lean In Recovery Center
Rocky River
*Treats men ages 21-35
Seana Rutherford
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Primary care
Laura Rocker M.D.
Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry
Shaker Heights
Michael Javorek, LPCC-S
Substance Use Assessment and Treatment
Rocky River Psychological Services, Inc.
Rocky River
Marissa Patsey, LPC
Cleveland Heights
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
Colors+ Youth Center
LGBTQ+ care for youth and families
Fairview Park
(330) 529-5667
Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development
Social emotional child development services for families and professionals
Shaker Heights
(216) 991-4472
PALS for Healing
Counseling and support groups (offers reduced rates for services)
(330) 518-8334
NAMI of Greater Cleveland
Mental health resources, supports, groups, classes
If in crisis please call 911, go to the nearest emergency room, or call mobile crisis at 216-623-6888