Volume 05 | May 2020
Your monthly news & updates
May has a lot of Summit Count Opiate & Addictions Task Force meeting and we'd love to see you there! Come join our new Zoom format and use the links below to join a meeting. Or email China Darrington, Project Coordinator for SCOATF to china@xix-recovery.org to get added to the list of meeting updates.
Public Awareness Subcommittee
Monday, May 11, 2020 from 9:30-11AM.
Discuss outreach and share ideas on helping people get care during this difficult time.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 600 866 362
Password: 324731
Harm Reduction Subcommittee
Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 4-5 PM.
Learn about the principles of Harm Reduction and Summit County's efforts to meet people where they are at.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 849 100 571
Password: 855305
Criminal Justice Subcommittee

Thursday May 21, 2020 from 2:30-4PM.
Criminal Justice may meet in person at Summit County Juvenile Court - Employee Lounge (Basement).If we can't meet in person due to a "stay-at-home" order, we'll meet by Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 997 6467 0600
Password: 065232
Policy & Advocacy Subcommittee

Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 4-5 PM.
Join us for a Zoom meeting until we can begin meeting in person.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 971 4820 5671
Password: 826673
Young People & Family Support

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 4:30 to 5:30PM.
Come out and join us to find out more about how families, friends and loved ones can support those with addiction and find support for themselves.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 998 1584 8879
Password: 173284
Take Care of Your Mental Health during COVID-19
Mental Health Hotline:

Crisis Textline:
Text 4HOPE to 741-741

NEW- Ohio COVID Care Line:
Trained staff are prepared to simply talk, help with emotional management, screening, or connect you to resources if needed. Open between 8am-8pm, 7 days a week (answered by a national hotline overnight).  
Please take very good care to pay attention and reach out for support for mental health and addiction needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local Agencies are open and
ready to help.
In Summit County, treatment providers and recovery supports are continuing to offer expanded telehealth and some in-person support. Options are available, don't struggle alone!

Summit County Public Health: 

Summit County Public Health
COVID-19 hotline: 

Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services coronavirus information and support page:

Join Ohio's Strive for Five Challenge!
The challenge is simple: find five people in your life and check-in with them every day for the next 30-days.

Ohio's Strive for Five Challenge is a new, statewide awareness campaign to help individuals and families cope with feelings of stress, anxiety, and isolation by connecting with others.

You are encouraged to reach out , connect , and comfort each other while we all work our way through the COVID-19 crisis and social distancing. Peer-to-peer support has great power in helping to calm anxiety and fear. By reaching out via phone, text, email, or even a hand-written note, you can help.