Ashland County, Ohio Drug Rehab & Addiction Services

Manish Mishra, MBBS

Medically Reviewed By: Manish Mishra, MBBS

on June 6, 2023

While the residents of Ashland County have struggled with addiction like most of Ohio, the county offers a wide-range of addiction treatment centers, support groups, and community resources.

Located near Akron and Cleveland, Ashland County is home to over 52,000 people. Unfortunately, some of that population struggles with drug abuse and addiction. Like most of Ohio, Ashland County has seen its fair share of addiction and overdose deaths.

Fortunately, the community also offers a number of drug and alcohol addiction treatment facilities and support groups.

If you’re looking for drug and alcohol rehab in Ohio, you aren’t stuck with only Ashland County options. In fact, there are options all over the state, including at Ohio Recovery Center.

Substance Abuse Resources In Ashland County, Ohio 

The Mental Health and Recovery Board (MHRB) of Ashland County is the primary agency that oversees addiction treatment in the county. They are responsible for developing, funding, and monitoring recovery services. The board consists of 18 volunteers who represent the community.

The community also has the Ashland County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (ACCADA). The non-profit is certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and provides counseling, treatment, and educational services.

Ashland County also has Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous support group meetings. To find a meeting, you can call 419-289-7675.

Ohio Recovery Center

Ohio Recovery Center is located in Van Wert, Ohio which is about two hours from Ashland County.

At Ohio Recovery Center, our treatment specialists build individualized plans for each person to ensure we meet their needs.

You or your loved one’s plan may include any of our addiction treatment options, including detox, inpatient drug rehab, medication-assisted treatment, and aftercare support.

Ashland County Substance Use & Overdose Data

When addiction is left untreated, the risk of overdose increases and can quickly become life-threatening. Many people in Ashland County have experienced this first hand as the overdose data from the county shows.

From 2014 to 2015, the overdose death rate went from 1.88 per 100,000 to 7.53 per 100,000.

The overdose death rate has gone up and down since then but it has never been below 1.88 since 2014.

According to the Ashland County Office of the Coroner, in 2016, there were nine accidental drug overdose deaths and 85% of them were due to opioids.

In 2021, there were 11 unintentional overdose deaths. That was up from nine in 2020, three in 2019, and four in 2018.

Alcohol, heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioids are the most popular drugs used in Ashland County.

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Options In Ashland County, Ohio

There are 17 alcohol and drug rehab centers within a 25-mile radius of Ashland County. Most of the treatment facilities are located in Ashland, Mansfield, and Wooster

Many of the addiction treatment centers in the area offer multiple treatment programs, including:

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Medical Detox

Medical detoxification, or medical detox, involves allowing the drugs and/or alcohol to completely clear your system. This can take place at a detox center or with the help of your healthcare provider. 

When the substances begin to leave your system, you’re likely to feel at least some withdrawal symptoms. The healthcare providers in the detox program will prescribe medication to help ease withdrawal symptoms and ensure you’re as stable as possible

Inpatient Treatment

Inpatient treatment or residential treatment has you live at a treatment facility and receive 24/7 care. It’s often recommended for those with severe addiction and can include case management, individual and group therapy, dual-diagnosis treatment, and addiction education.

Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment is recommended for anyone with a mild-to-moderate substance use disorder and a supportive home environment. Instead of living at a treatment center, you go to treatment sessions throughout the day and then go home at night.

Outpatient treatment options include partial hospitalization programs (PHPs), intensive outpatient programs (IOPs), and standard outpatient programs. 

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) involves being prescribed approved medication for alcohol or opioid use disorder. These medications can help ease cravings, lessen withdrawal symptoms, and heal some of the damage done by substance abuse. MAT also involves behavioral therapy.

Payment Options Accepted In Ashland County, Ohio

Paying for addiction treatment may not be as stressful or daunting as you might think. Medicare/Medicaid and private health insurance both cover most, if not all, of the cost of addiction treatment.

If you don’t have insurance, other payment options include payment plans, sliding fee scales, crowdsourcing, and paying out-of-pocket.

If you’d like to verify your insurance or learn more about what Ohio Recovery Center offers, please call our helpline today.

  1. Ashland Source — It takes a village: How Ashland County is tackling addiction to drugs and alcohol
  2. Ohio Department of Health — 2020 Ohio Drug Overdose Data: General Findings

Written by Ohio Recovery Center Editorial Team

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* This page does not provide medical advice.

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