Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County 155 E Main St, Kent, OH44240 The downtown Kent office of the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County is where the county agency makes…More decisions about the planning and funding of local mental health and addiction treatment services, prevention education and 24-hour crisis intervention/suicide prevention services for all of Portage County. The office also serves as a referral point for people seeking counseling or other health-related services. It refers clients to agencies that provide mental health screening and counseling, addiction treatment and other services. The agencies it refers clients to are Coleman Professional Services, Townhall II, Children's Advantage and Family and Community Services. It does offer some services directly, such as hosting meetings for a suicide survivors group, overseeing crisis intervention team training for school and law enforcement officials and holding board meetings on the second Monday of each month at 6:30pm. The office is also the location for the monthly meetings of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Portage County on the second and fourth Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Portage County Municipal Court - Kent Branch 214 S Water St, Kent, OH44240 The Kent Municipal Court is the only branch of the Portage County Municipal Court not located in the county seat of…More Ravenna. The bulk of cases heard at the Kent branch relate to traffic and civil offenses, but the court also processes criminal cases. The Kent courthouse features one courtroom and minimal lobby seating. The courthouse building originally housed one of Kent's post offices and dates to the early 1900s. Due to its age and capacity, services are limited.