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Alcohol & Drug Treatment

Refuge Ministries

Offers faith-based, free residential rehabilitation services, including addiction recovery for men and women ages 18 and older. They help men and women transition from homelessness to home-ownership.
PO Box 163173, Columbus, Ohio 43216
(614) 991-0131
therefugeohio.org

Attention, If you are in crisis and need immediate help:

  • Franklin County youth up to age 17, call Nationwide Children’s Crisis Line (614) 722-1800
  • Franklin County adults ages 18 and over, call Netcare Access (614) 276-2273
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Visit the emergency room
  • Call the Columbus Suicide Hotline (614) 294-3300 or (614) 221-5445
  • Call the toll-free National Suicide Hotline (800) 273-8255

Abraxas Youth & Family Services Columbus Counseling Center

Program: community-based substance abuse treatment (outpatient and intensive outpatient), mental health services, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders
Eligibility: male and female, ages 12-21
Cost: contact organization for cost information
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by parents or an organization
899 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 220-8655
abraxasyfs.com/facilities/columbus

Alvis

  • Community Reentry Program: Offers a comprehensive range of services designed to help people who are transitioning from the corrections system back into the community. Services include: cognitive-behavioral treatment at their residential reentry center, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, workforce development, case management, mentoring, family and children’s programs, help for human trafficking victims and transitional education programs.
  • Community Recovery Program: Amethyst and Recovery Choices are two Alvis programs that provide hope and help to those in recovery. Amethyst offers a range of services to women and their families. Recovery Choices is a comprehensive, substance abuse treatment program.
  • Developmental Disabilities Program: Promote independence, personal accountability and growth for the clients with developmental disabilities. Services include: residential care, behavioral intervention, vocational/job readiness skills training and supported living.

2100 Stella Court, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 252-8402
alvis180.org

American Legion

They award college scholarships to military veterans and their families. Their Family Support Network offers immediate assistance for household needs, utilities and food to military families directly affected by Operation Iraqi Freedom and America’s War on Terrorism. Special support programs, such as temporary financial assistance, award cash grants to minor children of veterans who are eligible for American Legion membership, counseling and mental health.
Physical Address: 700 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206
Mailing Address: PO Box 1055, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206
(800) 433-3318
legion.org

Amethyst

Program: individual and group intensive office-based counseling for women dependent on alcohol or drugs, housing for adult women who are homeless and dependent on alcohol or drugs. They also offer an intensive summer intervention camp for children ages 5 to 17 whose mothers are involved in Amethyst’s intensive outpatient addiction recovery program.
Eligibility: females (no males), age 18 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
455 East Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 242-1284
amethyst-inc.org/family-child-services

Bassett House

Program: intensive residential treatment facility for adolescents with severe drug and alcohol problems, individual and group counseling, family therapy, case management, on-campus school program, no psychiatry, no inpatient detox programs
Eligibility: males and females, age 13 to 18
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
10050 Bassett Road, Athens, Ohio 45701
(740) 594-8108
hrs.org/bassett-house

Buckeye Ranch

The Buckeye Ranch provides family-focused mental health treatment and services for behavioral, emotional and substance-abuse disorders to children and families.
Programs: in-home treatment, intensive and non-intensive residential treatment, family and outpatient counselingfoster care services, transitional living services, visitation services, case management, alternative education day treatment, animal-assisted therapy, Permanent Family Solutions Network, Adventure Therapy
Eligibility: males and females, ages vary per program
Cost
: Fees range depending on the type of care needed, some service costs are offset by Medicaid, or the client’s local Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board
Referral
: For in-home and office-based services, individuals may refer themselves or be referred by their doctor. For residential services, referrals must come from the courts, the county or another referring agency.

  • Grove City
    5665 Hoover Road, Grove City, Ohio 43123
    (614) 875-2371
    Offerings: Diagnostic Assessments, Residential programs, Outpatient counseling, and Training
  • East Broad
    697 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 384-7700
    Offerings: Outpatient Counseling, Diagnostic Assessments, Foster Care, and Permanent Family Solutions Network
  • West Broad (Hilltop)
    2865 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    (614) 875-2371
    Offerings: The Bonner Academy at Cross Creek, Outpatient Counseling, Home-Based Services (non-intensive and intensive), and Multisystemic Therapy Team (MST)
  • Columbus – The Rosemont Center
    2440 Dawnlight Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
    (614) 471-2626
    Offerings: Foster Care, Common Ground, The Bonner Academy at Rosemont, and Community-Based Programs
  • Columbus – My Place
    1625 East Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 875-2371
    Offerings: Transitional Living Facility
  • Heath
    600 Industrial Parkway, Heath, Ohio 43056
    (800) 536-2433
    Offerings: Foster Care, Outpatient Counseling

Intake: (614) 384-7798 or Toll-free: (800) 859-5665, option 1
buckeyeranch.org

Central Ohio Area Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Program: support groups throughout central Ohio for clean addicts and active users
Eligibility: males and females, no age or education requirements, some groups are specialized (meeting definitions are provided on the website)
Cost: free for anyone
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
1313 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 252-1700
24-Hour Helpline: (800) 587-4232
nacentralohio.org

Central Ohio Group Fellowship (COGF) & Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

COGF’s primary purpose is to assist AA groups in Central and Southeastern Ohio in carrying the Alcoholics Anonymous message to those who still suffer from alcoholism.
Program: support group to help alcoholics achieve sobriety and stop drinking
Eligibility: males and females, teens and adults, no age or education requirements
Cost: free for anyone
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
651 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 253-8501 or (800) 242-1729
cogf.meetingfor.me

Columbus Area Bell Center Africentric Therapeutic Community (ATC)

Program: residential alcohol and drug treatment for 6 to 9 months for adults with substance use and involvement in the criminal justice system
Eligibility: males only (no females), age 21 and older
Cost: free to eligible applicants upon approval (call for details)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else or be mandated by a court order
813 Bryden Road, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 372-3000
columbus-area.com/copy-of-bell-residential

Columbus Area Integrated Health Services

Program: intensive outpatient individual and group substance abuse counseling for adults, youth prevention programs, adult employment readiness programs, primary care, behavioral health and wellness programs, re-entry support
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income), no private insurance
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
1515 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 252-0711
columbus-area.com

Columbus Public Health You’re Extra Special (Y.E.S.) Program

The YES program is an education prevention program for children whose parents are in recovery, children who love someone who uses alcohol or drugs, and children in foster care due to alcohol or drugs.
Program: education program (YES) for children ages 7 to 12 whose lives have been affected by alcohol or drugs, parenting classes, on-site child care, outpatient counseling for adults
Eligibility: males and females, ages 7 to 12
Cost: free
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-6839
columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/Alcohol-and-Drug-Abuse

Community for New Direction (CND)

Their elementary and middle school youth programs include: Young Ambassadors for Peace (YAP) an anti-bullying, violence prevention and leadership development program for schools and a summer day camp. CND’s programs for older youth focus on leadership development, job readiness, secondary education and employment opportunities. Their high school youth programs include: a job readiness program titled Future Opportunities Created for Urban Students (FOCUS), intergenerational mentorship, an annual historically black college and university tour and a violence intervention program titled Application for Purpose Pride and Success (APPS). CND offers emergency support services on a case-by-base basis, parenting services and addiction counseling for adults.

  • 2323 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204 (Administrative Office)
    (614) 272-1464
  • 993 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205 (Near East Office)
    (614) 257-0305
  • 2096 West Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223 (West Office)
    (614) 272-1464

cndonline.org

CompDrug

Program: outpatient adult methadone program, office-based adult drug and alcohol counseling, drug testing, middle school and high school prevention and education groups, STD testing through Columbus Public Health, no teen substance abuse counseling (except occasionally by referral from the courts)
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), self-pay, no private insurance
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
547 East Eleventh Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
(614) 224-4506
compdrug.org

Concord Counseling Services

Program: individual and group office-based counseling for substance abuse (for adults only), general mental health counseling for children and adults, child and adult psychiatry
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older (for substance abuse counseling)
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
700 Brooksedge Boulevard, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(614) 882-9338, ext. 205
concordcounseling.org

Cornerstone of Recovery

Program: intensive office-based individual and group alcohol and drug counseling, family therapy, drug testing, 12-step programs
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older
Insurance: private insurance, self-pay, no government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
5003 Horizons Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43220
(614) 389-9808
cornerstoneofrecoveryohio.com

Crossroads Recovery Services

Program: office-based individual and group alcohol and drug counseling, marijuana group counseling, mental health counseling for people with drug or alcohol abuse issues, drug testing, anger management program for adults; also provides support to DUI offenders in fulfilling their court assigned responsibilities
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older
Insurance: self-pay only
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
1364 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
(614) 445-0352
crossroadsrecovery.net

Directions Counseling Group

Program: office-based, online and phone-based counseling for general mental health problems (ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder, behavior problems, depression and more), teen counseling, marriage and family counseling, divorce and separation, trauma/PTSD, anger management, play therapy, grief and loss, parenting, substance abuse counseling, no psychiatry
Eligibility: males and females, age 3 and older
Cost: self-pay only (sliding scale fees based on income), no government insurance, no private insurance (although patients may choose to bill their insurance company themselves)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
6797 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43085
(614) 888-9200
directionscounseling.com

Directions for Youth & Families (DFYF)

Help youth and their families address and overcome a range of issues including: school concerns, juvenile crime, violence, mental health issues, child abuse/neglect, family conflict, sexual abuse and substance abuse.
Program: licensed social workers and counselors provide counseling, community support, and clinical services that are resiliency-oriented/trauma-informed
Eligibility
: male and female, ages vary per program
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral:
individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else for the counseling programs, for psychiatric services they need to be referred through a Directions for Youth counselor

  • Main Office: 1515 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
    (614) 294-2661
  • East Office: 3616 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
    (614) 251-0103
  • Ohio Avenue Youth Center: 657 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 258-8043
  • The Crittenton Center: 3840 Kimberly Parkway North, Columbus, Ohio 43232
    (614) 694-0203
  • Delaware Office: 39 West Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015
    (740) 990-0254

Intake: (614) 294-2661
dfyf.org

House of Hope

Program: residential programs (sober living housing), outpatient counseling for adults who are dependent or abuse alcohol and drugs, assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, awareness groups, opiate recovery program and case management
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older (males only for the residential program)
Cost: sliding fee scale with proof of employment (at Reeb and Harrisburg), insurance not required at Reeb, government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
Locations:

  • 825 Dennison Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
  • 280 Reeb Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207
  • 1034 Harrisburg Pike, Columbus, Ohio 43223

(614) 291-4691
houseofhope-inc.org

Maryhaven

Maryhaven is central Ohio’s oldest healthcare facility specializing in the treatment of people who are dependent on drugs and alcohol.
Program: inpatient and outpatient detox services, family support groups, inpatient and office-based individual and group substance abuse counseling, family counseling, case management services, GED programs, psychological evaluations, psychiatry, medication management, 12-step programs, crisis intervention, anger management counseling and behavior management
Eligibility: males and females, age 12 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
• 1791 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43207
(614) 445-8131
• 88 North Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015
(740) 203-3800
• 715 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio 43040
(937) 644-9192
maryhaven.com

Mid-Ohio Psychological Services (MOPS)

Program: Provides a broad range of mental health services to children, adolescents and families. Individual, group and family therapy is offered and also their Therapeutic Mentor Program; which helps to enhance skills learned in therapy. Other services address adjustments disorders, grief and loss, disruptive behaviors and mood disorders. They also specialize in blended families, sexual abuse, domestic violence, anger management and ADHD.
Elibility: children, adolescents and families in Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Delaware and Ross counties
Cost: Ohio Medicaid is accepted and other health insurances will cover. Contact directly for more specific information on services and payment options.
Referral: no referral needed

  • Franklin County: 2238 South Hamilton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
    (614) 751-0042
  • Fairfield County: 624 East Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    (740) 687-0042
  • Licking County: 68 West Church Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 281-1777
  • Delaware County: 236 West Central Avenue, Delaware, Ohio 43015
    (740) 417-9265
  • Ross County: 114 Renick Avenue, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
    (740) 851-4461

mopsohio.com

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

MADD helps families and injured victims of drunk driving crashes. People can call the free helpline for emotional support, as well as guidance through the criminal justice system. MADD also offers free literature to victims and their families.
5900 Roche Drive, Columbus, Ohio 45229
Toll-free Helpline: (800) 552-8641 or (614) 885-6233
madd.org/local-offices

Nar-Anon Family Groups

Program: weekly support groups throughout central Ohio for family members and friends who know or have known a feeling of desperation due to the addiction problem of someone close to them
Eligibility: males and females, no age or education requirements
Cost: free for anyone
Referral: no referral needed
Columbus meetings held at Meadow Park Church of God
2425 Bethel Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220
(800) 477-6291
nar-anon.org

National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP)

Program: NYAP offers an array of therapeutic and family foster care services, community-based behavioral health services and home based services, respite care, case management, adoption, emergency shelter care, substance abuse counseling, services for sexually reactive children and youth and for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, and parent services
Eligibility: males and females, ages 5 to 21
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral:individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else

  • 527 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 227-9444 or (866) 438-6508
  • 1303 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 252-6927 or (800) 256-5001
  • 15 North Third Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 349-7511 or (800) 553-9701
  • 431 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 227-9420

Toll-free: (877) 692-7226
nyap.org

Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers (NKRC)

Program: intensive and non-intensive office-based drug and alcohol counseling, family support, educational programs, assessments, counseling for youth with substance abuse issues, no psychiatry, no inpatient or detox programs
Eligibility: males and females, age 13 to 25
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), most private insurances and self-pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • 2151 Rush Boulevard, Youngstown, Ohio 44507
    (330) 744-1181 or (800) 228-8287
  • 160 Clifton Drive Northeast, Warren, Ohio 44484
    (330) 609-5441
  • 5211 Mahoning Avenue, Austintown, Ohio 44515
    (330) 792-4724

gatewayrehab.org/neilkennedy

North Central Mental Health Family Focus Program

Program: Mental health and substance abuse counseling (individual and group), psychiatry, parenting classes
Eligibility: males and females, children, teens and adults
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), occasionally self-pay, no private insurance
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
1301 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 299-6600
ncmhs.org

North Community Counseling Centers

Program: office-based counseling and psychiatry for teens and adults on a wide range of topics (ADHD / ADD, depression, anxiety), substance abuse counseling for adults
Eligibility: males and females, age 12 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance on a case-by-case basis and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • 4897 Karl Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
    (614) 846-2588
  • 5109 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    (614) 279-7690

Intake: (614) 261-3196
northcommunity.com

Ohio State University (OSU) Talbot Addiction Medicine

Program: office-based substance abuse counseling, crisis management, inpatient and intensive services for adults, adult detox services
Eligibility:
males and females, age 18 and older
Cost:
private insurance, no self-pay, limited acceptance of government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource)
Referral:
individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician
1441 Phale D. Hale Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 257-3760
wexnermedical.osu.edu/mental-behavioral/addiction-drug-alcohol

Reeb Avenue Center

This non-profit settlement house provides a variety of programs designed to strengthen families on the south side area of Columbus. Their services include adult education and workforce development, early education child care, youth and family services, in collaboration with community partners (like Boys & Girls Club, Lutheran Social Services, Ohio Benefit Bank, Eastway Behavioral Healthcare, Flex High, Community Development for All People and South Side Roots Café).
280 Reeb Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207
(614) 468-9280
reebavenuecenter.org

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC)

Provides emergency treatment and shelter for men (age 19 and older) with substance abuse problems. Individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization.
966 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 221-4269
co.salvationarmy.org/CentralOhio/adult-rehabilitation-center

Southeast, Inc.

Program: Provides a wide-ranging provider of primary and dental care, outpatient services, school programs, office-based and individual counseling for youth with mental health and substance abuse problems, psychiatry, case management and homeless services
Eligibility: males and females, age 3 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician

  • Administrative Office: 16 West Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 225–0990 or (614) 225–0980
  • Adult and Family, Older Adult, and Alcohol & Drug: 1455 South Fourth Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
    (614) 444–0800
  • Franklin County: 524 B West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 224–4850
  • Delaware County: 824 Bowtown Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015
    (740) 695–7795
  • Morrow County: 950 Meadow Drive, Mt. Gilead, Ohio 43338
    (419) 949-2000

southeastinc.com

Syntero

Program: outpatient mental health, alcohol and substance abuse disorder and prevention services, psychiatric services, integrated health care, individual and family counseling, prevention services for children, teens, and young adults, crisis response services, support and therapy groups, trauma treatment
Eligibility: males and females, age 4 and older, but varies depending on the program
Cost: Medicaid, private insurance, self-pay, sliding fee scale for uninsured Franklin County residents
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • 99 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin, Ohio 43017
    (614) 889-5722
  • 3645 Ridge Mill Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
    (614) 457-7876
  • 3433 Agler Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219
    (614) 600-2708

Intake: (614) 889-5722, ext. 133
syntero.org

The PEER Center

The Peers Enriching Each Others’ Recovery Center (P.E.E.R.) is a drop-in wellness and recovery center that offers one-on-one and group peer support with daily recreational activities for mental health, trauma and substance abuse. No appointment needed. They also have a “Warmline” to call for non-crisis support.

  • 750 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 453-4830
  • 860/866 West Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43222
    (614) 453-4840

Warmline: (614) 358-8255
thepeercenter.org

The Recovery Village

Provides in-depth solutions for drug and alcohol abuse and co-occurring mental health issues (like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, or an eating disorder).
Program: medical detox, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient program, outpatient rehab, aftercare, co-occurring disorders
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older
Cost: private insurance, no government insurance of sliding scale
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
3964 Hamilton Square Boulevard, Groveport, Ohio 43125
(855) 407-8885
columbusrecoverycenter.com
Find Ohio Rehab Programs: therecoveryvillage.com/local-rehab-resources/ohio

The Woods at Parkside

Program: medical detox services, residential services, intensive office-based substance abuse counseling
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older
Cost: private insurance, self-pay, no government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
349 Olde Ridenour Road, Gahanna, Ohio 43230
(614) 471-2552 or (800) 282-5512
thewoodsatparkside.com