More Info About Rehabs in Ohio
To combat this startling number of fatalities, the state has embraced harm reduction strategies. Funding is dedicated to Narcan training and distribution programs. Clean syringes are available to protect intravenous drug users from infectious diseases. Ohio is actively evaluating new research on substance abuse treatment methods. Compared to the rest of the nation, Ohio is doing a better job of providing treatment to a greater proportion of the drug abusers in need of it.
The state’s proactive focus on improving treatment has lead to a large selection of quality rehabs in Ohio. If you or a loved one are in need of addiction treatment, call us to discuss your options: 1-866-317-7050.
- Each year in Ohio, almost 650,000 people are dependent upon or abusing alcohol and more than 250,000 people are dependent upon or abusing drugs.
- Of the people who needed treatment for alcohol abuse in the state, only around 8% of them received it.
- More than 17% of the people who need treatment for drug abuse receive it.
- Almost 1 in every 3 treatment admissions in Ohio during 2015 reported heroin as their primary drug of abuse.
- In 2014 alone, 2,531 people in Ohio died from drug overdoses—that’s more than 5% of the total overdose deaths across the country that year.
There are almost 400 different rehabs in Ohio. The majority are private, non-profit facilities, working to combat the state’s serious drug problem. But, don’t worry about looking for substance-specific facilities. No matter what substance of abuse you or your loved one is struggling with, Ohio’s rehabs are well-equipped to help clients overcome alcohol abuse, drug abuse, or both.
You’ll find a large majority of outpatient facilities, where clients attend substance abuse counseling sessions and groups only during the day. About 1 in 3 of those facilities offer methadone or buprenorphine maintenance programs, to help people dealing with opioid dependence.
In general, better treatment outcomes are seen in people who attend an inpatient rehab, also known as residential treatment. Early in the recovery process, the body is still healing and temptations can be strong. To prevent early relapse, it can help for you or your loved one to be safely separated from normal daily activities, people, and places.
Many facilities in Ohio offer a mix of mental health and substance abuse services, known as dual diagnosis rehabs. It’s well-known that substance abuse issues come along with a variety of possible underlying conditions that deserve equal attention in the recovery process. You can also find facilities that cater programs for clients who have experienced domestic violence, sexual abuse, or other forms of trauma.
Many facilities also offer mental health screenings, family counseling, and involvement with 12-step groups. Most Ohio rehabs will accept Medicaid insurance, as well as certain private health insurance or state-financed plans. If you can’t pay for treatment, almost 70% of rehabs in Ohio will offer treatment at no charge.
Ohio Recovery Housing is an organization that sets and maintains quality standards for recovery homes in the state. If you’re looking for sober living homes, you can browse through the options they have available to you.
If you need help narrowing down your search or navigating payment options, call us: 1-866-317-7050.
- Ohio’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) is involved in statewide prevention efforts, conducts research on treatment outcomes, and connects people with treatment providers. The department is also the regulatory authority over certification and licensure for mental health providers and facilities.
- MHAS funds the Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring (OSAM) Network, which collects information on substance abuse through interviews with active and recovering drug users as well as treatment professionals in Ohio. This data is used to analyze substance abuse trends, which inform future policies and prevention strategies.
- The Drug-Free Action Alliance (DFAA) is one of the state’s leading resources for prevention efforts within local communities. The group provides training and assistance to Ohio colleges and universities on preventing high-risk drinking.
- DFAA formed the Statewide Prevention Coalition Association (SPCA), which unites the state’s substance abuse prevention coalitions. These coalitions collaborate and share resources in an effort to make Ohio safer, healthier, and drug-free.
- The Ohio Department of Health coordinates the
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