Text, Call, or Chat with #988 for yourself or if worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.
988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.
Examples of a mental health and addiction crises are:
•Talking about suicide or planning to harm oneself.
•Talking about harm to self or others.
•Self-injury that doesn’t need immediate medical attention.
•Overuse (not overdose) of alcohol or other drugs.
•Extreme depression, anxiety, or other mental illness symptoms.
24/7 reporting hotline
Information reported in the electronic form available in the link above is protected by law; however, it allows us to reach out to you for additional information as necessary.
*Please do not hesitate to report if you do not have all the information. Any uncertainty you have regarding whether to report should be resolved in favor of the child’s protection.
247 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870
2800 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870
The Erie County Emergency Management Agency is responsible for planning, mitigation, response, and recovery for both natural and man-made disasters in the County.
Use the web link to sign up for the WENS emergency notification system. Users can choose which events they would like to receive notifications.
The Erie County Health Department sends out real-time alerts to notify community members when there is a spike in overdoses in our community. As part of our Drug Overdose Response Plan, our Drug Overdose Response Team (DORT) monitors overdoses in the county and notifies the community through spike alerts.
A spike is indicated when the total number of suspected overdoses for our county exceeds a pre-determined threshold within a 48 hour period. These spike alerts allow us to take action as a community. Please fill out the form at the link above to receive overdose spike alerts.
1848 E. Perry St. Ste. 60, Port Clinton, OH 43452
M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.