Mental Illness Awareness

What is mental illness?

A mental illness is a condition that affects a person's thinking, feeling, or mood. Such conditions may affect someone's ability to relate to others and function each day. 

You are not alone.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness.


Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS):

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County is responsible for the planning, funding and monitoring of public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery services delivered to the residents of Cuyahoga County. Under Ohio law, the ADAMHS Board is one of 50 Boards coordinating the public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery system in Ohio. 

To visit their website, click here.

Phone number: (216) 241-3400

Recovery Resources:

Recovery resources, one of Cleveland's premier behavioral healthcare organizations; offers a full spectrum of high-quality services for anyone 18 or older including:

  • Assessment
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Case management
  • Education and prevention
  • Psychiatric and medication management services
  • Assist Now (Employee Assistance Programs)

To contact Recovery Resources:

3950 Chester Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114

(216) 431-4131

FrontLine Service Mobile Crisis Unit:

(216) 623-6888

24 hour services, information, and support for a psychiatric crisis.