Africentric Personal Development Shop
The Africentric Personal Development Shop (APDS) provides culturally specific alcohol and drug treatment and prevention programs, along with violence prevention programs. APDS services also include assessments, individual and group counseling, education sessions, personal development and various community development activities.
Alvis, Inc., dba Alvis House
Alvis House provides evidence-based services to individuals and families with criminal justice involvement and individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (DD). Residential reentry clients are referred by courts and/or Corrections agencies. Individuals may self-refer or be linked by other service providers to the job readiness, GED instruction and related services that are available at the Community Reentry Center. In DD Services, the agency operates an Intermediate Care Facility, supported living programs and behavioral support programs. DD services provided by referral – contact us for more information. All Alvis House programs include, but are not limited to, comprehensive assessment and individualized treatment planning; individual and group therapy; cognitive behavioral therapy; job readiness services and work experience opportunities; family support programming; recovery support; and community engagement activities.
455 East Mound Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Amethyst creates communities of recovery in which women and families learn the skills necessary for enduring sobriety, healthy relationships and economic independence.Amethyst’s flagship program provides permanent housing integrated with alcohol and other drug treatment, mental health treatment for survivors of physical, emotional or sexual trauma, integrated tobacco treatment, family programming – including nationally acclaimed Summer Quest day camp, an evidenced-based supported employment program and intensive case management.Amethyst also operates RSVP, the Rapid Stabilization Program, a transitional housing and treatment program for women and families living in shelters. Residents graduate from RSVP into Amethyst’s permanent housing and long-term treatment program. Women without housing needs can receive treatment and recovery support through STAR, a six-month outpatient program focusing on addictions and trauma recovery.
5665 Hoover Road
Grove City, Ohio 43123
The Buckeye Ranch provides a comprehensive continuum of mental health care for children, adolescents and families. Services include open residential, secure/intensive residential, treatment foster care, equestrian and small-animal therapy, intensive in-home counseling and case management services, outpatient office-based therapy, partial hospitalization, deaf and hearing-impaired services, prevention education and substance abuse treatment for adolescents.
Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging
The Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (COAAA) provides information, resources and education to the community. COAAA also provides services for elderly residents to continue independent living in their own homes.COAAA’s vision is to be a leader in a caring and compassionate community that fully understands the aging process and the complex issues involved in meeting the needs of those we serve. The community will have a well-funded range of services offering choices in long-term care that support a high quality of life.
CHOICES, Eliminating Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 06157
Columbus, Ohio 43206
Crisis Hotline: 224-4663 (V/TTY)
CHOICES provides a 24-hour hotline, temporary, emergency shelter and case management for domestic violence victims and their minor children. CHOICES also provides individual and group counselling for non-shelter adult domestic violence victims at several locations; community education including domestic violence in the workplace training; legal advocacy at Franklin County Common Pleas and Municipal courts; support groups; and other outreach activities for at-risk populations including incarcerated women.
Columbus Area, Inc.
1515 E. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Columbus Area Integrated Health Services, Inc. is a community behavioral health and wellness organization making a measurable difference in the lives of Central Ohioans.We are committed to serving those with the highest degree of need: people with severe mental illness; people with alcohol and other substance use disorders; and people with behavioral problems re-entering society from prison. We approach our work with high professionalism and a unique emphasis on culturally appropriate interventions.
Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
The Columbus Public Health Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program provides high quality, effective and culturally sensitive services for a healthier and safer community.Columbus Public Health focuses on three main areas: prevention, intervention and outpatient treatment. All treatment services are gender-specific organizations serving adolescents and young adults.Other services include: substance abuse education for the general public; support and education groups for children and adolescents impacted by substance abuse; HIV and sexually transmitted disease education and intervention services offered at agencies providing alcohol and other drug services, as well as organizations serving adolescents and young adults.
Columbus Urban League
2323 West Fifth Avenue, Suite 160
Columbus, Ohio 43204
Community for New Direction offers effective youth development and prevention programming to high-risk youth. The primary purpose is to reduce the use/abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs by program youth and decrease the number of youth violent acts of crime especially related to drugs.
Community Housing Network
1680 Watermark Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Community Housing Network (CHN) provides safe, affordable rental housing linked to support services and rent subsidies for people with disabilities and other special needs, such as homelessness. Serving as a housing developer, owner and manager, CHN owns and manages more than 1,100 apartments and manages or facilitates rent subsidies to an additional 300 apartments in the community. A critical part of CHN’s mission is connecting tenants to services that support their mental health, recovery from addiction and return to employment.
CompDrug / Youth to Youth
www.compdrug.org ; www.youthtoyouth.net
547 East Eleventh Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211
CompDrug’s mission is to provide a fully responsive continuum of care from prevention services through recovery. CompDrug offers a full array of supportive services for adults with narcotic/opiate addiction including medication assisted treatment, counseling and other supportive services.Treatment services include a licensed methodone program, individual and group counseling, gender-specific intensive outpatient programs, drug testing, peer support recovery, problem gambling, anger management and therapeutic communities. CompDrug Prevention Services include H.I.V. Early Intervention Project, Senior Sense for older adults and BASA Coalition providing resources for assisting businesses with effective drug-free workplace programs.CompDrug is also the parent organization for Youth to Youth International. This youth-led, adult guided prevention program provides coalition and school support for youth-led prevention, summer conferences, middle school camps, trainings and a Speaker Service.
Concord Counseling Services
700 Brooksedge Boulevard
Westerville, Ohio 43081
Every year Concord Counseling Services helps thousands of our friends, neighbors, co-workers and family members improve their emotional health so they can more successfully deal with the challenges we all face. Concord is a not-for-profit community mental health organization whose services keep children in school and families together; help the elderly and people who suffer from severe mental illness live safely and independently; and encourage individuals to live more fulfilling lives and to reach their full potential. Our programs save taxpayers thousands of dollars a year and most importantly, they save lives.
3770 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43214
COVA, the Center for Vocational Alternatives, provides career readiness and job development services for people with mental illnesses and other barriers to employment. COVA’s vocational specialists and career developers work with participants to explore, secure and retain competitive work within the community.Services are community based and include career readiness groups, career counseling and vocational assessment, job training, job placement, supported employment, job coaching and follow-along support.Additionally, COVA provides back-to-work benefits planning and consultation services.
Directions for Youth & Families
1515 Indianola Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43201
Other Locations Include:
3616 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43213
Counseling Services, After School Programming and Outpatient
Alcohol and Drug Services
899 East Broad Street, 4th Floor, Columbus 43205, 614-251-6561
Ohio Avenue Youth Center
657 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus 43205, 614-258-8043
Crittenton Youth Center
3840 Kimberly Parkway North, Columbus 43232, 614-694-0203
3616 East Main Street, Columbus 43213, 614-251-0103
The Directions for Youth & Families staff works with families and young people to help them identify strengths and learn new skills that lead to healthier decision-making.With the ultimate goal to achieve success in their lives, families and youth work with staff to address many issues including violence, substance abuse, teen pregnancy, delinquency and abuse. Directions’ programs are offered in homes, schools and community centers.Outreach counseling to youth ages 7-18 and their families in the areas of substance abuse, mental health, delinquency, anger management and teen parenting.
Syntero at Dublin Counseling Center
Syntero at Dublin Counseling Center offers outpatient mental health and alcohol and other drug treatment which can include individual, family, couples and group counseling for all ages and/or community-based case management services. Services are provided at our outpatient clinic located at 299 Cramer Creek Court in Dublin, Ohio or in community based locations such as homes, school settings, medical offices and other convenient locations.Dublin Counseling Center’s therapists are well trained in trauma-informed treatment modalities which focus on individuals who have experienced traumatic events in their lives. Specialized therapeutic groups include Anger Management, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Depression & Anxiety, Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse and Women’s Empowerment.
HandsOn Central Ohio
195 North Grant Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
24-Hour Information/Referral: 614-221-2255
Volunteer Referrals: 614-341-2277
Whether through the 2-1-1 call center, where certified information specialist listen to callers, access a database and connect the caller to agencies which can help, or through one of many volunteer recruitment efforts in which volunteers’ skills are matched to appropriate programs or non-profits, HandsOn Central Ohio stands ready to help.HandsOn and Central Ohio offers 2-1-1, a 24 hour, community-wide information/referral service comprehensive database containing services throughout Franklin County.Other services include: telephone referral for volunteer opportunities in the community, technical assistance and training for volunteer programs, youth volunteer programming, holiday/special event opportunities volunteer recruitment publications and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). HandsOn Central Ohio’s Annual Directory, mail lists, labels and sub-set directories are also available.
House of Hope for Alcoholics
825 Dennison Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
The House of Hope Adult Residential Program provides long-term alcohol and drug residential treatment for adult males, including assessment, individual, group therapy, educational groups, relapse prevention, life skills, case management, sober living and aftercare.The Outpatient Program provides alcohol and drug treatment for men and women, including assessment, individual, group, case management, relapse prevention and intensive outpatient (IOP).
1421 Hamlet Street
Columbus, Ohio 43201
Crisis Hotline: 614-294-5553
The Huckleberry House is a 24-hour safe and supportive alternative to life on the streets for teens. Services provided by the Huck House include: a crisis intervention program, a transitional living program, street outreach, aftercare services, project safe place, community education for parents and teens on runaway prevention and community events surrounding families and teenagers in crisis.
1791 Alum Creek Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43207
Maryhaven provides integrated behavioral health care services with a specialization in addiction recovery care, to help men, women and adolescents restore their lives from addiction and mental illness. Founded in 1953, Maryhaven operates 22 programs including, (1) Adult Residential Programs: including Medical Detoxification, adult residential and Women’s Center Extended Care, (2) Adult Outpatient Treatment: including Ambulatory Detoxification, Women’s Stable Cradle Program funded by the OSU Medical Center, our Opiate Treatment Program and our Problem Gambling Program funded by the Columbus Foundation, (3) Adolescent Gender-specific Residential Programs, (4) Adolescent Outpatient and Outreach Treatment programs, (5) Homeless Services: including the Engagement Center, Outreach and Supportive Housing.Maryhaven’s Public Safety programs provide intervention, education and treatment programs connected to adult and juvenile court systems, including, (1) Adult Driver Intervention Programs in English and Spanish, (2) Underage Drinking/Drug Programs for Ages 12 – 20, (3) School-based Prevention Services in Whitehall City and Morrow and Delaware Counties, (4) Federal Prison, Probation and Pre-trial programs.
Mental Health America of Franklin County, Inc.
MHAFC is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and raising awareness and understanding of mental health issues through advocacy, education and support services in our community.MHAFC offers a comprehensive website with hundreds of fact sheets on mental illness, a comprehensive database of mental health and recovery services throughout Franklin County and a free and anonymous online mental health screening for depression, bipolar disorder (manic-depression), generalized anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. The Pro Bono Counseling Program links uninsured/underinsured individuals and families with free short-term mental health counseling.MHAFC’s Ombudsman Program serves the entire ADAMH system, providing consumers and family members assistance in accessing needed services and dealing with complaints regarding mental health/alcohol and drug care.
Support groups include: Families in Touch, Schizophrenics Anonymous and a Depression Support Group.
MHAFC provides legislative advocacy, helping people take an active role in advocating for public policies that recognize mental health as vital to our country’s health and well-being.
Volunteer opportunities are available.
NAMI Franklin County
4500 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43213
Phone: 501-NAMI (6264)
As a local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and NAMI Ohio, NAMI Franklin County is dedicated to improving the lives of family members, friends and persons with mental illness through education, outreach, support, referral and advocacy in Central Ohio.NAMI Franklin County provides local support for families encountering severe mental illness, offering help and hope whenever and wherever we can. NAMI advocates for optimal treatment and services from local providers to improve the quality of life for consumers and their families and increases community awareness of brain disorders by educating people in the community, challenging negative stereotypes and confronting discrimination.NAMI also supports research on the causes and treatments of mental illness and monitors local services to help improve treatment outcomes.
National Church Residences
2335 North Bank Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43220
National Church Residences is the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of affordable senior housing and services. With 330 communities in 28 states and Puerto Rico, National Church Residences also provides health care in Ohio, including the operation of continuing care retirement communities and permanent supportive housing for the formerly homeless and disabled.The National Church Residences model of person-centered care includes adult day services, assisted living, senior housing, skilled nursing homes, memory care, rehabilitation centers, outpatient therapy, home health care and hospice.For more information about our housing locations and services visit our website.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Behavioral Health Services
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Behavioral Health Services provides counseling for individuals and families for social, emotional and behavioral problems, psychological assessment and psychiatric consultation and treatment for victims of sexual abuse and adolescent sexual offenders.Other services include parent guidance, alcohol and drug treatment, intensive in-home intervention for families, divorce services, assessment and treatment of attention deficit disorder and a program of care for high-risk children.
1000 Atcheson Street
Columbus, Ohio 43203
The Neighborhood House believes the best way to strengthen our neighborhood is to educate and empower children and parents in the community. Since 1909, the Neighborhood House has been helping families in their efforts to become self-sufficient so they can improve the quality of life for themselves and their neighborhood.Neighborhood House’s outpatient counseling program for chemical use/abuse provides counseling for individuals, groups and families who are using, abusing or addicted to alcohol or other drugs.
24-Hour Emergency Services
199 South Central Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43223
Netcare Access provides 24-hour mental health and substance abuse crisis intervention, stabilization and assessment for Franklin County residents. These services are provided for children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing a mental health or substance abuse disorder. Referrals, if necessary, are made to local agencies for therapeutic treatment. Mental health and substance abuse assessments for all ages. Call for locations.Netcare’s services include mental health crisis respite and crisis stabilization. Probate pre-screening provides mental diagnostic evaluations and facilitation for hospitalization in conjunction with the Franklin County Probate Court.
Assessments are provided for Franklin County Courts and Children Services. Critical Incident Stress Management offers assistance to reduce or manage post traumatic stress. Community Crisis Response team provides 24-hour, on-the-scene support services to citizens faced with traumatic experiences.
North Central Mental Health Services
1301 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43201
Phone: 614-299-6600 (V/TTY)
North Central provides comprehensive mental health and recovery centered services to children, teens, adults and older adults. The agency also provides outpatient counseling and drug/alcohol treatment. North Central’s Recovery Support Program (RSP) is for persons with long-term and persistent mental illness offers pre-vocational training, chemical dependency counseling and other therapeutic support through aftercare and residential services. The Medical Clinic works closely with RSP and general outpatient services, providing nursing and psychiatric care.Special services include: urgent care, Soaring Sober and the Transitional Community Treatment Team for severely involved teens and adults. North Central also operates three suicide prevention hotlines answered by trained volunteers.
North Community Counseling Centers
4897 Karl Road
Columbus, Ohio 43229
North Community Counseling Centers (NCCC) offer specialized services for people who are dealing with everyday problems, older adults, people with drug and alcohol addiction problems and teens. North Community
Counseling Centers assists people with long-term needs so that they can live productive lives in their communities.In addition, NCCC offers family therapy, individual and group psychotherapy and medicine management groups as well as special programs for those with eating disorders. Emergency services, crisis intervention and stabilization services are also offered.
Syntero at Northwest Counseling Services
1560 Fishinger Road
Columbus, Ohio 43221
Northwest Counseling Services works in partnership with local governments, businesses, schools, churches and civic organizations to identify needs, develop solutions and enhance the quality of life for our communities.
Northwest Counseling Services’ mission is to be a resource for the community. Northwest Counseling Services is a trusted place to turn for information, consultation and referral to other services. From the youngest child to the oldest adult; for every type of family, traditional or non-traditional, blended, single-parent, or multigenerational; for businesses, schools and community organizations, Northwest Counseling has been a constant, caring source of assistance since 1975.
The P.E.E.R. Center
1221 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205
The P.E.E.R. Center (Peers Enriching Each others’ Recovery) is a drop-in wellness and recovery center, for individuals living with mental illness, addiction and trauma. We offer structured activities that promote socialization such as: peer recovery groups, wellness activities, self-advocacy and the development of natural supports and community integration skills.The Center supports are provided between and among individuals, who have common issues and needs, are consumer/peer motivated, initiated and managed, all designed to support individuals on their recovery journey. An adults-only (age 18 and over) facility with two locations, offering over 50 peer support groups each week, in addition to fun activities and community outings.Open Daily; East Broad hours are; Mon-Fri: 7a.m. to 11p.m.; Sat./Sun.: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Holidays: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; West hours are: Everyday.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Our Warmline is available daily from 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Schottenstein Chabad House – Friendship Circle
6220 East Dublin Granville Road
New Albany, Ohio 43054
Schottenstein Chabad House is a private non-profit entity which serves youth, families and college students. The Schottenstein Chabad House provides educational and social programming to promote healthy choices, cohesive families and community service. The Friendship Circle serves as a drug and alcohol prevention program for teens as well as a respite service to families who have children with special needs.
Southeast, Inc., Recovery and Mental Health Care Services
16 West Long Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Southeast, Inc. provides specialized mental health and recovery services for adults with mental, emotional and addiction problems. Southeast operates Friends of the Homeless which coordinates the men’s emergency shelter, Rebecca’s Place Women’s Emergency Shelter and New Horizons Transitional Housing that provides low demand transitional housing to individuals with severe and persistent mental disabilities and histories of chronic homelessness.Southeast, Inc. also offers individual, couples and family counseling and outpatient chemical dependency services. Southeast, Inc. offers community based services, case management and psychiatric services and support for persons with severe and persistent mental illness with specialty teams for mentally ill and developmental disabilities, dual diagnosis and deaf/hard of hearing. Southeast operates the Fresh A.I.R. (Artists In Recovery) Gallery located at 131 North High Street. Fresh A.I.R. Gallery exhibits the artwork of individuals affected by mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.
St. Vincent Family Centers
1490 East Main Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205
St. Vincent Family Center (SVFC) is a vital community resource providing pediatric behavioral health care for children ages 0-18 years old with significant emotional and mental health challenges. St. Vincent Family Center provides a wide array of services including community based treatment services, deaf services, early childhood mental health treatment, a hispanic/latino program, intensive home based services, outpatient family services, residential/respite, a therapeutic preschool program, a therapeutic school age program, a therapeutic after school program and parent education.
2050 Kenny Road
Martha Morehouse Pavilion, Suite 3300
Columbus, Ohio 43221
The TBI Network at The Ohio State University provides specialized outpatient substance abuse treatment for adults who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
The primary method of intervention is service coordination and advocacy to meet the multiple needs of clients. In addition, the TBI Network provides screening, assessment, treatment planning, educational and support
groups and individual substance abuse counseling.To facilitate optimal outcomes for clients requiring the resources of multiple social service agencies, TBI Network case managers seek to develop “ad hoc” community treatment teams to bring together providers in a coordinated treatment approach.
Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare (TVBH)
2200 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
Formerly Central Ohio Psychiatric Hospital, Twin Valley Behavioral Health (TVBH) provides inpatient hospitalization at facilities in Columbus. TVBH offers intensive inpatient psychiatric services, including maximum security forensic care and crisis stabilization.TVBH also provides recovery-based, comprehensive, quality and cost-effective mental health services to adults with severe mental illness. TVBH believes that family involvement with the patient’s treatment team, as well as other contacts, are very important and can greatly facilitate recovery.
Urban Minority Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Outreach Program
510 East Mound Street, Suite 100
Columbus, Ohio 43215
The Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program of Franklin County, Inc. (UMADAOPFC) is designed to deliver alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention services to the African American community in Franklin County.The agency uses a culturally specific approach to deliver direct services the target population as well as advocating for their needs. UMADAOPFC uses evidenced based prevention for African Americans, which
offers a theoretical approach that gives focus and direction for programming and allows for creativity.
UMADAOP believes that substance abuse is best treated and prevented when the cultural dynamics of a group are addressed and included in the process of treatment, recovery and education. UMADAOP’s philosophy further states that chemical dependency is an illness of the total person, which has physiological, psychological social-cultural and spiritual components and therefore requires a holistic approach.
1751 East Long Street
Columbus, Ohio 43203
The Village Network is an experienced youth treatment provider for post traumatic stress, oppositional defiant disorder, bipolar, reactive attachment, ADHD, sexually reactive behavior, juvenile sexual offenders, depression and conduct disorder, among others.At The Village Network, the needs of each child are individually assessed and dynamic treatment plans are designed to transition youth to permanent environments.Whether the solution is residential care, placement with a foster or adoptive family or the ability to remain at home, our treatment programs are individualized to meet the needs of youth with emotional and behavioral challenges resulting from physical, emotional or sexual abuse.
Transforming the lives of youth in an environment safe for both the children and the community is a partnership. Without the support of the family, referring agencies and partners within the community, it would not be possible to “create positive change for responsible living.”