Be sure to stop by and visit with the following companies/agencies on hand at the Mental Health and Social-Emotional Learning Summit on Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

AmeriCorps Mentors for Success
Empowering Ohio students in grades five through 12 to achieve their goals through individualized, school-based mentoring.
(614) 542-4177 

Aperture Education
Specializing in social-emotional learning (SEL) solutions for youth, grades K-12 and educators.
(844) 685-2499 

Capital University
The Master of Arts in Education programs at Capital University are for compassionate, driven people who want to bring balance to the complex lives of children and families.
(865) 544-6175

Champions Before- and After-School
Our programs create year-round learning environments that inspire curiosity in children.
(614) 323-3043

Collaborative Classroom
Caring School Community, a CASEL SELect K-eight program, explicitly teaches the social and emotional learning (SEL) competencies, builds a caring community and empowers students to take responsibility for their actions.
(440) 669-5033

Concord Counseling Services
Services include psychiatry; alcohol/drug; therapy; groups; school-based prevention; community support; vocational; respite; supportive housing; and Pathway Clubhouse.
(614) 882-9338

ELA Effective Leadership Academy               
Partners with schools and community organizations to develop self-leadership, social-emotional learning and soft skills, and character traits in fifth- through 12th-graders.
(216) 292-8775

Leader in Me (LiM) is a CASEL-endorsed, evidence-based whole-school improvement process that uses a leadership approach to develop the social-emotional competencies and mental health and wellness in students. LiM is aligned to the Ohio Department of Education’s social-emotional learning standards.
(614) 580-7449

Helping to ensure the safety and well-being of all students on school-provided technology while protecting the liability of school districts.(216) 262-2428

Gallagher Benefit Services
A global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services, helping to provide clients with effective solutions to the challenges they face.
(614) 356-2479

Grant Us Hope
The Ohio founding agent of Hope Squad, an evidence-based, peer-to-peer teen mental wellness and suicide prevention program.
(513) 984-4473

Hamilton County Educational Service Center
Provides a continuum of proactive and responsive services and supports around trauma-informed care, social and emotional well-being and mental wellness.
(513) 674-4522

Hope 4 The Wounded LLC
Offers a multitude of social-emotional learning training options based on practitioner-developed strategies. We also offer books, a national conference for educators and child advocacy professionals.
(567) 203-7472

Ohio’s pre-K-12 digital library with a vision that each Ohio pre-K-12 student has equal access to high-quality digital resources.
(614) 947-7900

Mount Carmel Health System
Urban Health Management’s Case Management Hub provides long-term case management that connects vulnerable patients with community resources. 
(614) 546-4177

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Ohio)
NAMI Ohio is the state’s voice for mental illness. Our goal is to improve the lives of individuals, families, and children who are impacted by a mental health condition by providing education, support and advocacy. We have affiliates throughout the state who are trained to provide numerous programs, including Family to Family, Connections Support Groups, NAMI Basics and Ending the Silence.
(800) 686-2646

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Behavioral Health Services
Clinicians will provide resources and best practice recommendations in the area of school-based mental health and suicide prevention.
(614) 355-0850

North Community Counseling Centers
A mental health agency that has been serving Central Ohio for over 50 years, providing counseling, psychiatry, case management and substance use disorder treatment.
(614) 261-3196

Ohio Adolescent Health Partnership/Start School Later, Ohio Chapter  
Advocates promoting teen health, including sleep, which is linked to emotional intelligence, depression and suicide. 
(330) 389-9133

Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities
Crisis Text Line provides free, confidential support 24/7. Ohio users can text 4Hope to 741741 to connect with a live, trained crisis counselor within minutes.
(614) 224-1111

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
OHYES! (Ohio Healthy Youth Environments) is a free risk and protective factor survey that supports positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS), the Ohio Improvement Process, Every Student Succeeds Act, emergency operations plans and school climate and prevention. It is a joint effort of the Ohio departments of education, mental health and addiction services, and health.
(614) 728-2519

Ohio Education Association (OEA)
OEA supports educators in Ohio’s public schools and the students they serve.  OEA provides PD and resources related to SEL. 
(800) 282-1500

Ohio Federation of Teachers (OFT) 
Offers the Community Learning Centers 101 to educate stakeholders about the Community Learning Center model. The model includes wraparound support, expanded learning, community engagement and collaborative leadership. 
(614) 312-1014

Ohio Mental Health Network for School Success
Working with the Center for School Based Mental Health Programs, we help schools, community agencies and families work together by providing mental health programs; evaluations; technical assistance; training; webinars; information briefs; a registry of evidence-based programs and promising practices; and seven regional networks of support.
(330) 697-3899

Ohio Opioid Education Alliance
A coalition of 100 organizations committed to raising awareness of the opioid crisis through its “Don’t Live in Denial, OH” campaign.
(614) 224-8114

Ohio School Counselor Association
The only professional organization that solely represents and advocates for the interests of professional school counselors in Ohio. Our mission is to empower, unite and support professional school counselors in their role of promoting student success.
(614) 401-4642

Ohio School Psychologists Association
Represents school psychologists dedicated to promoting quality mental health services and academic supports to help students thrive and succeed.
(614)  934-1006

Ohio School Social Work Association (OSSWA)
Learn about the specific role of school social workers in meeting the mental health and social-emotional needs of children in schools. Watch a short video testimony from students, parents, teachers and administrators describing how school social workers helped address their mental health needs.
(740) 359-4713

Ohio State University, Department of Educational Studies
Offers summer courses to address social-emotional learning (SEL), tip sheets on best practices for addressing SEL in the classroom and resources for SEL in the classroom.
(614) 292-5909

OSU Extension
Located in all 88 counties, OSU Extension provides information for all Ohioans to better their lives, businesses and communities. Learn how can we help you serve your students and their families.
(419) 674-2297

Ohio's FASD Steering Committee
Led by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Steering Committee's goals are aimed at prevention and intervention programs for prenatal alcohol exposure.
(614) 752-8355

PAXIS Institute
PAX Good Behavior Game is a powerful, evidence-based practice consisting of proven instructional and behavioral health strategies used daily by teachers and students. This universal preventive approach not only improves classroom behavior and academics, but also provides a lifetime of benefits for every child by improving self-regulation and co-regulation with peers.
(520) 299-6770

Provides social-emotional programs for K-12 students and staff. Trained professionals in both health and education will visit your school and meet the needs of the "whole child."
(800) 841-4774, ext. 200

RFS Behavioral Health
Specializing in developing and implementing school-based mental health services. Our TACKLE program is the most widely used clinical school-based program in northwest Ohio, serving 78 schools. Designed for youth of all ages, the program provides an opportunity for students to participate in therapeutic interventions during school hours.
(419) 693-9600

Ruling Our eXperiences Inc. (ROX)
The emerging national leader in programming, research and education focused on girls. Our mission is to create generations of confident girls who control their own relationships, experiences, decisions and futures.
(614) 488-8080

Scream Back
An innovative program for youth using peer messaging and the power of music to break the stigma of mental and behavioral health conditions.
(614) 905-1043

SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids)
A family-focused, home visitation, kindergarten-readiness program. We believe involving parents in their child’s early learning is critical to lifelong success.
(330) 491-3272

Stand Together Against Trafficking
An interactive program for students and school personnel about human trafficking. Offers assistance to students in launching their own awareness campaigns.
(614) 309-7584

Offers alternative resources for discipline with a focus on youth development. Our mission is designed to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline.
(513) 543-4275

Terrace Metrics
An advanced system that assesses and monitors the schoolwide behavioral health status of students from grades three through 12. 
(859) 939-9309

Thriving Families Counseling LLC
Provides individual, family and marital counseling services as well as workshops and trainings in varying subject matters including, but not limited to adverse childhood experiences, promoting positive self-worth in children and relationships. 
(614) 290-3407

Youth Yoga Project
Provides professional development, curriculum and training to K-12 schools to empower their students with yoga and mindfulness tools.  
(614) 638-3322