This is a list of organizations in the Columbus area that offer support groups, information, and legal aid resources.
This is a peer support group that has many kind and understanding individuals. It is a good place to meet new people or
reunite with current friends.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
DBSA meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
The meetings are from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM and meet at the
Meadow Park Church of God , 2425 Bethel Rd.
This is right next door to Graeters Ice Cream.
We split into 2 smaller discussion groups.
On the 4th Tuesday we have an educational meeting with a speaker or other informational material.
Contact 1: Diane Frix
Phone: (614) 441-9676
Mental Health Association of Franklin Co.
Depression Support Group
This peer-led, self-help group provides valuable support and education.
Approximately three to ten people, from new people to long-term members, meet in an accepting and supportive environment.
The group follows a format that allows everyone to have a chance to speak, if they would like to.
Literature on depression is available at each meeting.
The group meets at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High Street; the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, from 7:00
to 8:30 p.m.
Call the MHAFC at (614) 221-1441 for more information on this group.
Ohio's Voice on Mental Illness
State affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
Education, advocacy and support for persons with brain disorders(mental illnesses) and their families.
747 East Broad Street,
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Tel: 614-224-2700 FAX: 614-224-5400
Helpline (Ohio only): 1-800-686-AMIO,
Jim Mauro, Executive Director
NAMI Ohio website
TOGETHER AGAINST PANIC (TAP)
Glenwood United Methodist Church
2833 Valley View Drive Columbus, OH 43204
Contact: Ruthanne Vogel Phone: (614) 878-2697
Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 7:00 - 8:30pm.
Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS)
Ohio's Protection and Advocacy Agency
for Adults and Children with Disabilities
The Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS) is an independent state agency and the federally and state designated Protection
and Advocacy system and Client Assistance Program for children and adults with disabilities in the State of Ohio. The mission
of the OLRS is to protect and guarantee the human, civil, and legal rights of Ohioans with disabilities. Learn more about
OLRS' services and programs and OLRS' priorities.
Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS)website