What Are Some Drug & Alcohol Rehab Options in Gahanna, OH?
If you need drug and/or alcohol rehab in Gahanna, you have access to outpatient programs and medication-assisted treatment.
Along with nearby programs in Columbus, you’ll find:
- Outpatient rehab
- Detox programs
- Residential/inpatient rehab
Other services available nearby include peer support groups (12-step and similar), medication-assisted treatment (MAT), relapse prevention programs, programs for families, and drug and alcohol education.
Outpatient Rehab Programs
In order to effectively use outpatient treatment, you should have completed detox or be assessed as not needing detox services. Outpatient programs provide counseling and sober living experiences in a clinical or community-based setting.
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Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) offer more than 9 hours a week of counseling or other types of recovery services, and should meet at least three times a week. Regular outpatient programs meet for fewer than 9 hours a week. Outpatient programs can also taper off in intensity as you begin to build more recovery supports on your own.
Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs
Drug and alcohol detox programs provide medical supervision and support to overcome withdrawal symptoms. Without medical assistance, withdrawal symptoms can be severe and even endanger your health.
Detox programs aren’t designed to help you overcome long-term social, behavioral, and psychological concerns that are part of substance use disorders. They help you to safely stop using drugs and/or alcohol, manage acute withdrawal, and move to the next step in recovery.
For people who need to live in a completely sober environment with 24-hour support, residential treatment programs offer a solution. Starting at 4 weeks, residential treatment programs can last up to several months. After about six months, long-term drug and alcohol treatment is usually referred to as sober living or a transitional program.
Some residential treatment programs are offered in homelike environments, or in facilities that are specifically designed to support recovery. Residential treatment can also offer experiences that contribute to recovery, including meditation, yoga, fitness programs, and art and music programs.
Substance Use Trends In Gahanna & Franklin County
According to WOSU News, Franklin County had a dramatic week of 18 overdose deaths in March 2018. One of the overdoses occurred in Gahanna.
Franklin County’s Coroner reported in the Columbus Dispatch that there were 20 fewer deaths from heroin in 2018 than in 2017, but overdoses from other drugs increased, including:
- 206 people died from cocaine overdoses in Franklin County in 2018, up from 188 in 2017.
- 54 people died from methamphetamines in 2018, a sharp increase from 2017.
- In 2018, 522 people in Franklin County died from an unintentional drug overdose; over 400 involved fentanyl.
Local Addiction Resources In Gahanna, Ohio
If you live in Gahanna, you have options for alcohol and drug services within city limits or nearby in Columbus.
If you’re not ready to speak with a specialist from Vertava Health, you can learn more from the following resources:
- ADAMH of Franklin County
- HandsOn Central Ohio
- Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
What Happens When You Reach Out To Vertava Health?
Once you contact Vertava Health, you’ll speak with a treatment specialist. They will understand your situation, because they are likely to be in recovery themselves.
They’ll ask questions including:
- alcohol or drug use history
- treatment history (if any)
- information about your insurance
Once the interview is done, the specialist will notify you if The Bluffs, which is the nearest Vertava Health treatment center to Gahanna, is right for you.
The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: The Bluffs
About 115 miles northeast of Gahanna, The Bluffs offers care for substance use disorders and people with dual substance use and mental health diagnoses. All levels of care are found at The Bluffs, starting with medically supervised detox. The Bluffs in Sherrodsville is set in Ohio’s rolling hills beside Atwood Lake.
On a peaceful campus that’s perfect to support recovery, The Bluffs offers evidence-based treatment and therapies. At the Bluffs, you will find a full range of experiences that will help you to heal and build a substance-free lifestyle, from counseling and peer support, hiking and yoga, to fitness, nutrition, and indoor and outdoor swimming.
Reach out and call Vertava Health today to begin your recovery and journey toward a substance-free life.