Office of Mental Health and Addiction Recovery (OMHAR):
Cleveland Department of Public Health

MEMO TO: Community Partners regarding substance use disorder treatment services

OMHAR is part of the Health Equity and Social Justice Division of the Cleveland Department of Public Health. OMHAR offers two forms of support to the community:
  • Mental Health Resource Support
  • Overdose Prevention
Through the Cuyahoga County Overdose Data to Action, OMHAR works to prevent overdose by providing:
  • Linkage to services through screen, care, act events
  • Harm reduction through layperson naloxone trainings
  • Stigma reduction through community reinforcement and family training.
Screen, Care, Act

  • Screenings for Tobacco, Drugs and Alcohol
  • Harm Reduction Supply Kits
  • Health Information and Recovery Resources
  • Drug Overdose Prevention Education
Lay Person Naloxone Training

  • Recognize signs of an opioid overdose
  • Learn to administer the opioid reversal drug naloxone
  • Understand the role of harm reduction in the opioid public health crisis
  • Explore overdose prevention tips for people in active addiction
Supporting and Empowering Families

  • 12 weekly family sessions
  • Learn how to help family and friends living with addiction
  • Practice self-care and stress reduction skills
  • Prevention programming for youth
Call (216) 664-3891 to register today

J. Glen Smith Health Center
11100 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44108

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Program Staff:

Samantha Holmes, LPCC-S, LICDC, SAP, OMHAR Project Coordinator
(216) 664-3920