It is important to understand that each individual’s journey is unique when it comes to mental health and substance use disorders; however, there are many people who can relate to all or part of your story. Whether you are an individual who is struggling, recovering, or deep in the trenches, and can’t define where you are; or if you are a family member or friend affected by someone with a mental illness or substance use disorder, it is O.K! There are many who are here in Hancock County, who want to help you on this journey.
YOU’RE NOT ALONE
A support group for families affected by a loved one’s addiction. The group will meet from 7-8pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at the Hancock County ADAMHS Board Meeting Room located at 438 Carnahan Ave, Findlay, OH 45840. Contact: Mark Stockard (419-306-8485) or Becky Stockard (419-722-4506) for additional information.
NAMI of Hancock County is a 501(c)3 organization offering support, education, and advocacy to anyone with mental illness as well as their family, friends, caregivers, providers, and anyone else interested in learning more about the struggle and recovery of serious brain disorders. Additional information is available at www.namiofhancock.org.
A free, 12-week education program taught by NAMI Ohio trained family members that is offered to family members of persons with severe mental illness. Additional information is available at www.namiofhancock.org.
A free, 10-week program offered to individuals diagnosed with a mental illness who are interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery. This program is taught by trained individuals who are diagnosed with mental illness. Additional information is available at www.namiofhancock.org.
NAMI Community Support Group
NAMI of Hancock County offers a free, monthly support group for people with mental illness as well as those who support their recovery. Community Support is available on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 109 E. Lincoln Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840. No pre-registration is required. Additional information is available at www.namiofhancock.org.
12-Step Meetings – Alcoholics Anonymous
Daily schedules for 12-step meetings can be found in The Courier or by calling 1-888-683-9768. Also, see our Recovery Cheat Sheet below.
Persons Affected by a Loved One’s Suicide (PALS)
Meets the 4th Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Waiting Room on 2nd Floor of the Ruse Building above the Blanchard Valley Hospital Emergency Room. For more information call Century Health at 419-425-5050.