Support Groups

Support Groups

ADAMH understands the benefit of support groups. Recently there has been an increasing awareness of the role that mental health support and self-help groups play in recovery from mental illnesses. For this reason, ADAMH would like to provide the following information to those looking for support through a support group.

**The list below was compiled to assist consumers and family members who are seeking more information. These programs are not funded nor evaluated by the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County.

Mental Health Self-Help Groups

Amigas (614) 338.8220
ADDvance (614) 846.3800
Asperger’s Support Group (614) 235.3451
Bipolar Anonymous Support group (614) 895.1002
The Center for Balanced Living (614) 896.8222
Central Ohio Diabetes Association (614) 884.8400
Central Ohio Families (COFEAT) (614) 470.2976
Columbus Area Inc (614) 252.0711
Columbus Early Learning Centers-Northside (614) 299.1131
Concord Counseling Services (614) 882.9338
Cornerstone of Hope (Grief Support Group) (614) 824.4285
Depression Support (614) 221.1441
Depression/Manic-Depression (614) 436.7184
Emotions Anonymous (614) 470.0397
Families in Touch (614) 221.1441
Huckleberry House (614) 294.8097
Mental Health America of Franklin County (MHAFC) (614) 221.1441
National Alliance on Mental Illness Franklin County (614) 501.6264
National Alliance on Mental Illness Ohio (614) 224.2700
Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous (614) 444.7472
Ohio Department of Mental Health (614) 466.2596
Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry (614) 449.9664
Ohio Legal Rights Service (614) 466.7264
Ohio State University Counseling and Consultation Services (614) 688.3440
Ombudsman at MHA (614) 242.4357
Overeater Anonymous (614) 253.2492
Partners in Active Living (614) 298.0974
Pro-Bono Counseling (614) 884.7227
Recovery, Inc. (614) 268.7764
Schizophrenics Anonymous (614) 221.1441
Stonewall Columbus (LGBT Community) (614) 299.7764
Support for Families (614) 221.1441
Parenthesis Family Advocates (614) 751.9112
The P.E.E.R. Center (East) (614) 453.4830
The P.E.E.R. Center (North) (614) 453.4840
Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Central Ohio (614) 586.4049
Postpartum Outreach & Encouragement for Moms (614) 315.8989
Sounding Board Counseling Center Inc. (614) 231.1164
Southeast, Inc. (614) 225.0990
Together Against Panic (614) 878.2697
Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic (614) 267.5200
Warm Line (10 p.m. – 2 a.m.) (614) 358.8255

Help with Children

Action for Childern (614)367.7700
Africentric Personal Development Shop (614)253.4448
Amethyst, Inc (614)242.1284
C.H.A.D.D Children, Adolescents and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (614)528.4141
Catholic Social Services (614)221.5891
Center For Children and Family Advocacy (614)722.8200
Center Ohio Area Tourette Syndrome Support Group (614)645.7250
Central Ohio Families for Effective Autism Treatment (614)470.2976
Childhood League Center (614)253.6933
Columbus Area Inc, (614)252.0711
Columbus Public Health (614)645.7306
Compassionate Friends (614)882.8986
Direction for Youth & Families (614)294.2661
Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (614)263.6020
Early Childhood Resource Network (614)543.9000
Effective Parenting (614)868.8600
Elizabeth Blackwell Center- Riverside Methodist Hospital (614)566.5353
Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio (614)358.0874
Franklin County Children Services (614)275.2571
Huckleberry House (614)294.8097
Jewish Family Services (614)231.1890
Know! (614)540.9985
Lighthouse Counseling Services, Inc (614)337.1986
Mental Health America of Franklin Services (614)221.1441
National Alliance on Mental Illness Ohio (614)501.6264
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Social Work Department (614)355.8330
Nationwide Children’s Hospital (614)222.1999
Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio (614)443.6120
Neighborhood House (614)252.4941
North Central Mental Health Services (614)299.6600
Northwest Counseling Services (614)457.7867
Ohio Children’s Trust Fund/Prevent Child Abuse Ohio (614)387.5478
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (740)382.5452
OSU Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic (614)292.3671
OSU Harding Hospital (614)293.9484
Parents Association for Learning – Challenged Children (614)488.5773
PlAN(Planned Lifetime Assistance Network) of Central Ohio (614)586.4049
POEM(Postpartum Outreach & Encouragement for Moms) (614)315.8989
Safe Drug Free Schools Consortium (614)292 7744
St. Vincent Family Center (614)252.0731
Southeast, Inc. (614)444.0800
United Services for Effective Parenting of Ohio (614)868.8600
Youth Advocate Services (614)258.9927

Prevent and Survive Violence

Alzheimers Association of Central Ohio (614)457.6003
Buckeye Region-Anti Violence Organization (614)294.7867
CHOICES, Eliminating Domestic Violence (614)224.4663
Columbus Early Learning Centers -Northside (614)299.1131
Lighthouse (Christian) (614)337.1986
Mt. Carmel Trauma Healing (614)234.5900
Ohio Domestic Violence Network (614)781-9651
Ohio State University Marriage, Family Therapy Inc, (614)292.3671
Sounding Board Counseling Center Inc, (614)231.1164
Southeast, Inc. – Trauma Support (614)444.0800

Alcohol/Drug Support Groups

Affirmations (614) 445.8277
Alcoholics Anonymous (614) 253.8501
Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups (614) 547.1550
Children of Alcoholics/Addicts (614) 645.5890
Columbus Public Health (614) 645.7306
Maryhaven (614) 445.8131
Nicotine Anonymous (614) 487.9025
Narcotics Anonymous (614) 252.1700
OSU East – Addictions (614) 257.3760
Overeater Anonymous (614) 253.2492

Survive the Death of a Loved Ones

HomeReach Hospice (614) 566.5377
Compassionate Friends (614) 882.8986
Franklin County LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) Team (614) 530.8064
James Care for Life (614) 294.8097
Lost Child Support Group (614) 841.0782
Midwest Care Alliance (614) 763.0036
Mt. Carmel – Hospice (614) 234.0200
Older Adults (614) 462.5230
Ohio Health Behavioral Health (Grant, Riverside,ect) (614) 566.5056
Parents of Murdered Children (614) 267.4773
People of Color Survivors of Suicide (614) 231.7880
Pregnancy and Infant Loss (614) 234.5999
Sudden Infant Death Network of Ohio (330) 929.9911
Survivors of Suicide (614) 889.5722
American Red Cross (614) 253.2740
Bereavement Support Group (614) 559.0328
Central Ohio Parents of Murdered Children (614) 267.4773

Cultural Services

Africentic Personal Development Shop (614) 253.4448
Asian Amercian Community Services (614) 220.4023
Columbus Area, Inc. (614) 252.0711
Columbus Urban League (614) 257.6300
Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS) (614) 235.5747
Maryhaven (614) 445.8131
Multiethnic Adocates of Cultural Competence (MACC) (614) 221.7841
Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio (614) 443.6120
Ohio State Counseling and Consultation Services (614) 292 5766
Salvation Army (614) 221.6561
Southeast, Inc. (614) 444.0800
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