Safe & supportive mental health services

that meet you where you are.
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Providing Help, Direction and Hope

With roots in the community since 1963, Red Oak creates personal connections and partnerships with our clients in settings where our clients feel safe. Whether we are providing services within area schools, in our homey outpatient office, or remotely using telehealth, we’ll meet you wherever you are.

At Red Oak, it is safe to share your story.
We believe in you, and join you on your journey to heal and grow.



with us. Your journey at Red Oak begins with genuine connection and relationships.



as you discover new skills and coping strategies so you can begin the healing process.



as you continue to build and practice those new skills until your goals have been met, with Red Oak at your side.

Our Locations

Our locations are designed to remove barriers to accessing care. When you’re ready to get help, we’re ready to meet you where you are.



Conveniently located in nearly 100 school buildings across Cuyahoga, Medina, Portage, and Summit Counties, we provide embedded mental health services to students during the school day, making access simple and convenient.


Highland Square – Akron

We serve people of all ages at the Barbara M. Vassel Comprehensive Care Center, located in the diverse and accessible Highland Square neighborhood. With bus stops conveniently located on both sides of our building and ample free parking in our lot, our offices are located in a warm and inviting space, just off of Market Street.



We recognize that for some people, meeting you where you are means meeting you from the safety and comfort of your own home. That’s why we now provide remote treatment services via video or phone using a confidential and secure platform.


Red Oak Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive continuum of behavioral health services that cross the lifespan.


Counseling & Community Support

Individual or group sessions help you gain insight into your feelings and behaviors, build new coping skills, and work toward achieving your mental health goals.


Mentoring & Prevention

Individual and group sessions that help build assets and protective factors and reduce risk factors for substance use and mental health concerns in children, adolescents and adults.



Medication services provided by licensed and experienced psychiatric providers to help you manage your mental health symptoms. Includes evaluations, nursing support and prescriptions.


Screening & Intervention

Screenings and interventions are tools and services designed to help identify individuals who are at risk or in need of additional supports and provide wraparound services tailored to meet those needs.


Training & Education

Trainings for school staff, parents, clinicians, and community members designed to build capacity to identify and respond to behavioral health needs.

Be the Change

Our team is called to serve our clients and our community. Your support amplifies the outcomes we can achieve for the children, adolescents, adults and families in our community. See how you can make a difference.


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Red Oak Behavioral Health hires compassionate, trauma-informed professionals who want to connect – with clients, families, colleagues, community partners and themselves – where they are, and cultivate opportunities for them to grow and thrive. We provide competitive salary and benefits packages, along with programs that support continuing education and career growth, all within a dynamic culture that engages and values its people. Our team brings exceptional experience, longevity and passion to their work, making a true difference in the lives of the students and adults we serve.


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