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Alcohol & Drug Treatment

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-CARE or (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-TALK or (800) 273-8255

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Click to search for meetings in your area.
Al-Anon and Alateen groups are also available for friends and families of problem drinkers.
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) 870-3795
www.aacentralohio.org

American Legion

They award college scholarships to military veterans and their families.  Their Family & Youth Support Program 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 counseling and mental health, are offered to children and youth whose military parent is deployed, deceased or discharged.
700 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206
(800) 433-3318
www.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
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
www.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
www.hrs.org/bassett-house

Buckeye Ranch Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

They help youth struggling with substance abuse and mental health problems. Their drug and alcohol abuse group meets once a week and helps youth become drug-free. Drug testing is provided.
Program: individual and group counseling, family counseling, psychiatry, support groups, residential programs, day treatment, in-home family services, 24-hour crisis services, foster care services, deaf services and parenting programs
Eligibility: males and females, ages 6 to 18
Cost: government insurance only (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), no self-pay or private insurance
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.

  • 5665 Hoover Road, Grove City, Ohio 43123
  • 697 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
  • 2865 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
  • 68 West Church Street, Newark, Ohio 43055

Intake Department: (800) 859-5665 or (614) 384-7798
Deaf Services: (614) 539-6555
www.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 (for example, mens groups, women groups, lesbian and gay groups)
Cost: free for anyone
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
1313 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
24-Hour HelpLine: (800) 587-4232 or (614) 252-1700
www.nacentralohio.org

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, ext. 7300
www.columbus-area.com

Columbus Area Integrated Health Services

Program: intensive outpatient individual and group substance abuse counseling for adults, youth prevention programs, adult employment readiness programs, 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
www.columbus-area.com

Columbus Public Health YES 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 8 to 13 whose lives have been affected by alcohol or drugs, parenting classes, on-site child care, outpatient counseling for adults
Eligibility: males and females, ages 8 to 13
Cost: free
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-7306
http://publichealth.columbus.gov

Community for New Direction (CND)

  • Once a year, offers a one-week tour across the U.S. of several Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) every year for youth ages 14 to 18.
  • Offers a 6-week Summer Day Camp for youth ages 5 to 14, which includes a balance of education, prevention programming, and fun summer field trips.
  • Provides a 32-week after school peer group at three locations in Columbus and addresses alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and violence prevention education, for youth ages 5 to 14.
  • Offers addiction programs, including intensive outpatient, drug screening, group and individual counseling, mental health education, medically assisted treatment, anger management and life skills education.

Locations:

  • 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
  • 1000 Atcheson Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203 (Near East Office)
    614-252-4941
  • 2096 West Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43223 (West Office)
    (614) 272-1464

http://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
www.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
www.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
7400 Huntington Park Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(855) 924-4673
www.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
www.crossroadsrecovery.net

Directions Counseling Group

Program: office-based individual counseling for general mental health problems (ADHD, bipolar disorder, behavior problems, depression and more), family counseling, anger management groups, social skills groups, substance abuse counseling, no psychiatry
Eligibility: males and females, age 3 and older
Cost: self-pay only, 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
www.directionscounseling.com

Directions for Youth & Families Family Outreach Substance Abuse Counseling (FOSAC)

Program: in-home individual and family counseling and group counseling for kids with drug and alcohol abuse issues
Eligibility: males and females, ages 12 to 18
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

  • 1515 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
  • 1414 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205

(614) 294-2661
www.dfyf.org

House of Hope

Program: residential programs, office-based counseling and sober living housing for adults who need alcohol and drug abuse treatment, intensive services, case management services, assessments
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older (males only for the residential and housing programs)
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance, no self-pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
825 Dennison Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 291-4691
www.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
           • 528 West Marion Road, Mount Gilead, Ohio  43338
             (419) 946-6734
            www.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
2238 South Hamilton Road, Columbus, Ohio  43232
(614) 751-0042
www.mopsohio.com

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

Started in 1980 by a woman whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, 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 (877) MADD-HELP
www.maddohio.org

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
www.nar-anon.org

National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP)

Program: individual and group counseling for youth with significant at-risk behaviors, psychiatry, assessment services, case management services, crisis intervention, psychological testing, substance abuse counseling, in-home therapy, services for children in the foster care system and also at-risk children who are not involved in the foster care system.  Also offers behavioral and mental health services for adults.
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
    24-Hour Centralized Intake: (877) 692-7226 or (614) 227-9444
  • 1303 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (800) 256-5001 or (614) 252-6927
  • 15 North Third Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
    (740) 349-7511

www.nyap.org

Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic (NKRC) Adolescent Program

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 and older
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
6543 Commerce Parkway, Dublin, Ohio 43017
(800) 228-8287
http://nkrc.org

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
www.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

northcommunity.com

Northwest Counseling Services (Syntero)

Program: office-based individual and group substance abuse counseling, psychiatry, family counseling
Eligibility: males and females, teens and adults
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 or organization
1560 Fishinger Road, Columbus, Ohio 43221
(614) 457-7876
www.syntero.org

Ohio State University (OSU) Talbot Hall

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
http://medicalcenter.osu.edu

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) 221-6561
http://co.salvationarmy.org/CentralOhio/adult-rehabilitation-center

Southeast, Inc. Family Program

Program: office-based group and individual counseling for teens with substance abuse problems, psychiatry, family counseling, school programs, outpatient services for adults with drug dependency
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
1455 South 4th Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
(614) 444-0800
www.southeastinc.com

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.
East:   1221 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
West:  1114/1116 West Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43222
(614) 453-4830
Warmline:  (614) 358-TALK (8255)
http://thepeercenter.org

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
(800) 282-5512
http://thewoodsatparkside.com