School Counselor Corner

School Counselor Corner

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Attention, if you are in crisis and need immediate help

§ Franklin County youth up to age 17, call Nationwide Children’s Crisis Line (614) 722-1800

§ Franklin County adults ages 18 and over, call Netcare Access (614) 276-2273 or (888) 276-2273 Toll-free

§ Call 9-1-1

§ Visit the emergency room

§ Call or text the Suicide Prevention Hotline (614) 221-5445, Teen Hotline (614) 294-3300, or Veterans Crisis Line (800) 273-8255

§ Call the National Suicide Hotline (800) 273-8255 or (800) 799-4889 TTY or (888) 628-9454 for Spanish

§ Call the Disaster Distress Helpline (800) 985-5990 or (800) 846-8517 TTY, or text ‘TalkWithUs’ or ‘Hablanos’ to 66746 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Emergency Services

If you think your child has a medical emergency or life-threatening condition, always call 911. If you think someone is poisoned, call the Central Ohio Poison Center at (800) 222-1222.

Program: Pediatric Trauma Center, Pediatric Emergency Department, Pediatric Poison Center

Eligibility: birth to age 21

Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay

Referral: open and available for walk-ins 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies

700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205

(614) 355-0221

Central Ohio Poison Center: (800) 222-1222

Locations: nationwidechildrens.org/emergency-services

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