There is now a convenient three digit access number for Suicide / Mental crisis. The system is available for those in need to talk to a counselor. This was implemented due to federal legislation and rolled out by the State of Ohio (Click Here). We are fortunate in our area that Hopewell Health Centers will be heading up the calling centers. A person in crisis or considering suicide can call 9-8-8 on a phone or text "4Hope" to 741741. Please read this letter (Click Here) from the 317 Board concerning the local program operation.