MHAS Agencies

Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services

Mental Health Treatment and Hotline Services

  • The only 24/7/365 crisis and mental illness hotline in a 7 county region in partnership with the Mental Health Boards in those counties.
  • Access to crisis intervention services (outpatient) offices during business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Monday through Friday. These services can also be accessed through the Hotline (800-826-1306) at any time.

Call the crisis and counseling hotline at 800-826-1306.

Alcohol and Drug Treatment

  • Recognized by MHAS in their Annual Report for achieving a 57%  success rate in the treatment of people with addictions which is double the 29% state average of successful outcomes achieved by all Ohio providers.
  • Characterized as an “elite” provider of addiction and mental health services in their most recent accreditation visit in 2016 by the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities.

Learn more about our alcohol and drug treatment services.

Inpatient Care

  • Provides a 34-bed inpatient psychiatric unit, admitting over 1600 area residents annually - approximately 59% have secondary diagnoses that include addiction.
  • Treats people with addictions in ALL of its programs and departments, including: the emergency room, inpatient, outpatient, psychiatric unit and even the Center for Women and Newborns.

Learn more about our inpatient care.

Outpatient Treatment Locations

In 2016, treated 151,342 patients in their outpatient mental health locations.

  • Has 11 outpatient locations across 7 counties providing Mental Health and Chemical Dependency services. They are also co-located on the medical campuses of Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, Bellevue Hospital in Bellevue, and Mercy Willard Hospital in Willard.
  • Firelands provides outpatient behavioral health treatment in 9 emergency rooms, 38 schools, 6 county jails, 2 health departments, and 2 detention homes.

Find a behavioral health treatment location near you.

If you have questions about Fireland's behavioral health services or would like more information, call 419-557-5177 today.

Family Life Counseling & Psychiatric Services

Mental Health Treatment and Addiction Services

FLC is here to serve you and your family with counseling services that make a positive difference

There are many families in our area facing desperate situations that involve mental health and substance use issues. FLCs therapy approach is to treat the entire family, not just the troubled individual. FLCs goal is to renew and maintain the natural family structure and support group with an emphasis on returning the individual to a healthy family and community life. In Huron County, FLC has offices in Norwalk, Willard and Bellevue.

Call 567-560-3584 or visit their website for more information on FLC

Miriam House (Women) 419-668-3073

Miriam House is a Level I – Peer Recovery Residence (listed on Ohio Recovery Housing); Miriam House is a transitional housing program that offers safe and stable housing to homeless women and their children.

House of Hope (Men) 419-933-4100

House of Hope is a Level 1, Peer to Peer sober living residence and is accepting applications for program participation. Their mission is to help persons who are in recovery from drug abuse become productive members of their community by providing transitional housing and support. House of Hope is operated by the Starting Point Outreach Center, Inc., 117 Myrtle Avenue, Willard, Ohio; an Ohio corporation for non-profit. Starting Point has existed in the community since 2010, providing support to persons and families in times of crisis. Starting Point is a faith-based organization that enjoys strong relationships with Willard businesses, churches, government and law enforcement. Currently, participants must have five months of demonstrated sobriety and be committed to sober living with like-minded persons.  Huron County residents are preferred.

The application and the Requirements, Rules and Rights for participation, as well as additional contact information, can be found online at

Senior Enrichment Services

An intergenerational after-school program links senior volunteers with Willard and Norwalk school children between K-2nd grade. Students are selected by their teachers to participate in this unique mentoring program.

For more information call 419-668-6245 Norwalk, or 419-933-4701 Willard. Or visit their website for more information

Bayshore Counseling Services

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

In an effort to promote healthy social and emotional development and school readiness among children age six and younger the “Whole Child Matters: Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH)" is a unique consultant program for pre-schools in Huron County.

Call 419-577-5373 or visit their website for more information on Bayshore

Catholic Charities of Norwalk 

Adult Guardianship Services

Offers guardianship services for severely mentally ill adults in Huron County.

Call 419-668-3073 or 419-706-1334 for more information

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