No one should have to walk the path alone

Call us and we will walk with you

Who We Are

Since 1971, Portage Path has been a nonprofit community mental health center that helps area residents, regardless of their ability to pay, recover from mental illness and related substance use issues.

Our Services

Portage Path Behavioral Health provides life-changing services to people who live in greater Summit County. Our work creates healthier people, healthier families, a healthier local economy and a stronger community.

Mental & Behavioral Health Services

Clients and clinicians team up to help clients work through emotional problems, change behaviors and develop skills to manage life in a healthy way.

In-House Primary Care Clinic & Pharmacy

We partner with AxessPointe and Genoa Pharmacy to provide on-site, one-stop convenience for adult medical care, health screenings, physicals, immunizations and pharmacy services.

Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES)

Our 24/7 location helps manage psychiatric crises through emergency evaluation and treatment, crisis stabilization unit, around-the-clock hotline, probate services and community partnerships.

52 Years

Number of years our support hotline has helped callers experiencing suicidal thoughts.

76,290 Hours

Hours of service provided to clients in most recent recorded year.
*from 2017 annual report

10,000+ Residents

Summit County and surrounding area residents served.

$150,000 Grant

2018 grant from PEG’s Foundation to fund new psychiatric nurse practitioner fellowship.

Success Stories

"There are people that are in your corner the whole way and they want to see a better life for you."


You can make a real difference in people’s lives working at Portage Path. People join the Portage Path team – and stay. Our employee longevity is well above industry average. We are particularly proud of this and the difference it makes in the lives of our clients. We also support practicums, internships, fellowships and continuing education, plus offer a great salary, benefits and incentive programs.

Support Our Mission

Do you know someone experiencing mental illness or substance use problems? Your support for Portage Path provides a safety net for people in our community who may not have the resources to pay for the care they desperately need.

Help us make a difference.