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Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Ohio

Ohio is like any other American state in the sense that many people here abuse various addictive substances. If you involve yourself with any of these substances, you may soon come to regret your decision.

Addiction in Ohio

The opioid epidemic being reported across the United States has been claiming lives in Ohio. However, opioids are not the only addictive substances that you may choose to abuse in this state.

SAMHSA - the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - reports, for instance, that a total of 37,024 people checked into an addiction treatment program in Ohio in 2014. During the same year, the following substances were responsible for admissions into a treatment program in the state:

  • Other Substances: 1,728 admissions
  • Opioids: 14,093 admissions
  • Methamphetamines: 468 admissions
  • Marijuana: 7,446 admissions
  • Cocaine: 2,195 admissions
  • Alcohol: 5,026 admissions

The NSSATS report for 2010 also showed that the state had about 373 programs offering addiction treatment and rehabilitation services. However, not everyone who is in need of these services seeks them.

In 2014, SAMHSA released its Behavioral Health Barometer. This report showed that more than 683,000 residents of Ohio aged 12 years and older were abusing drugs and drinking alcohol in the state in the period from 2009 through to 2013.

The Columbia University CASA group also reported in 2009 that the state spent over 2 cents for every dollar in the prevention of addiction and substance abuse among its recants. Additionally, it spent more than 90 percent of every dollar in dealing with the adverse effects and consequences of drug use.

Other figures show that Ohio witnessed a rise in the total number of fatal outcomes arising from benzodiazepine abuse between 2009 and 2013. In 2009, for instance, 212 people lost their lives to these drugs while about 329 died as a result of the same causes in 2013.

The local Department of Health also reports that about 57 percent of the drug overdose fatal incidents witnessed in this state were due to polysubstance abuse - where people took more than one addictive substance.

Addiction Treatment in Ohio

There are more than 600 programs that offer professional addiction treatment and rehabilitation services in this state. These services include but are not always limited to the following:

  • Trauma-related counseling
  • Short term drug rehab
  • Rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • Outpatient individual counseling
  • Long term drug rehab
  • Inpatient drug rehab
  • Inpatient detoxification
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Group therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Behavior therapy

If you are struggling with a substance use disorder in this state, you should seek these services out. However, you can also get in touch with any of the following hotlines if you find yourself with a drug or alcohol related emergency, or you just need help with your addiction:

  • Substance Abuse Prevention Program Crisis: 1-800-273-8255
  • Parents Toll-Free Helpline: 1-855-DRUGFREE (1-855-378-4373)
  • Opiate Hotline: 330-454-HELP (4357)
  • Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: 1-877-275-6364
  • Delphi Health Group Drug Recovery: (888)-276-3495
  • 24-Hour Cuyahoga County Suicide Prevention Hotline: 216-623-6888
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