Fairfield County, Ohio Drug Rehab & Addiction Services

Manish Mishra, MBBS

Medically Reviewed By: Manish Mishra, MBBS

on April 7, 2023

With only four outpatient treatment providers available in Fairfield County, residents are invited to consider alternative options for addiction treatment, including Ohio Recovery Center in Van Wert.

In the past three years more than 140 people in Fairfield County have died from accidental drug overdoses, a testament to the severity of substance abuse and drug addiction in Ohio.

Fortunately, Fairfield County offers its residents resources for substance use disorder recovery, including at least four outpatient treatment facilities. 

Three of these rehab centers are located in Lancaster while the fourth operates out of Pickerington. All treatment centers in this area are monitored, organized, and funded by the Fairfield County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board.

If a Fairfield County resident doesn’t have local access to a treatment provider, or none are suitable for their needs, they can consider alternative treatment options located elsewhere in the state.

Substance Abuse Resources In Fairfield County, Ohio 

The Fairfield County ADAMH Board provides resources to support local residents facing problems related to substance abuse and addiction, including resources focused on the recovery process and substance abuse prevention.

Specific resources provided in this county include:

Residents can also call the free SAMHSA helpline or access the SAMHSA online behavioral health treatment locator to find and evaluate drug rehab centers in Fairfield County and across the United States as whole. 

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Ohio Recovery Center

Ohio Recovery Center is around 2.5 hours northwest of Fairfield County. 

Staffed by an experienced team of medical professionals, case managers, clinicians, and administrators, our treatment program provides the highest level of care for all substance use disorders in a secure and comfortable inpatient setting.

Medical detox, dual diagnosis treatment, medication-assisted treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, and aftercare are currently available. 

Fairfield County Substance Use & Overdose Data

From 2015 to 2020, at least 189 people in Fairfield County lost their lives to drug overdoses. This translates to a five-year average age-adjusted rate of unintentional drug overdose deaths of 22.1 per 100,000 individuals (increasing to 37.1 per 100,000 in 2020 alone).

This figure is somewhat lower than Ohio’s overall average during the same period (37.4 per 100,000).

In Ohio, fentanyl and its analogues are the single deadliest drug of abuse in terms of drug overdose, followed by other opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine, and other drugs including alcohol. 

Polydrug overdoses involving more than one substance are common in overdose fatalities.

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Options In Fairfield County, Ohio

Fairfield County is home to at least four outpatient treatment providers. Residents who don’t have local access to these providers or who require inpatient treatment may need to consider other options located further from home.

There are a variety of potential recovery services that may be offered to you as part of your personalized treatment plan, such as:

Medical Detoxification

Medical detox is a professional service that helps people safely and comfortably withdraw from drugs or alcohol after physiological dependence has formed.

Those in a detox program benefit from close medical supervision, counseling, peer support, and comfort medications as needed, all of which can reduce the risk of relapse, mental health crises, and other serious complications.

Inpatient Treatment

Residential treatment most benefits those who have severe substance use disorders and need around-the-clock attention in a new, focused, regimented, and highly supportive environment.

Common interventions used in inpatient programs include detoxification, cognitive behavioral therapy, individual and group counseling, dual diagnosis treatment for secondary mental illnesses, and recreational activities for healthier habits.

Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment services benefit those who cannot attend an inpatient treatment program, those who have already completed an inpatient program, and those who have a less-severe level of drug or alcohol addiction.

Common outpatient formats include regular outpatient treatment, intensive outpatient programs, and partial hospitalization programs, allowing many outpatient treatment centers to cater to those with a wide-range of needs.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs use a combination of medication and counseling to treat opiate and alcohol use disorders. MAT has been shown to be effective in reducing cravings and other withdrawal symptoms while lowering a person’s long-term risk of relapse.

Payment Options Accepted In Fairfield County, Ohio

Most Ohio alcohol and drug treatment centers will accept payment in several forms, most commonly:

  • private health insurance benefits
  • military insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid.
  • cash, check, or credit card
  • sliding scales (income-based fees)
  • other financial aid

Have questions about your coverage? Reach out to Ohio Recovery Center today and learn more about your options.

  1. Fairfield County ADAMH Board — Mental Health and Recovery Matter https://www.fairfieldadamh.org/
  2. Ohio Department of Health — 2020 Ohio Drug Overdose Data: General Findings https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/wcm/connect/gov/6a94aabe-ea77-4c01-8fd8-2abdd83b4ff8/2020%2BUnintentional%2BDrug%2BOverdose%2BAnnual%2BReport.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CONVERT_TO=url&CACHEID=ROOTWORKSPACE.Z18_K9I401S01H7F40QBNJU3SO1F56-6a94aabe-ea77-4c01-8fd8-2abdd83b4ff8-o2GcAjB
  3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — Find Treatment https://www.samhsa.gov/find-treatment

Written by Ohio Recovery Center Editorial Team

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* This page does not provide medical advice.

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