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  • Many people in Columbus, Ohio live with addiction. The rate of overdose-related deaths in Franklin County is now higher than the rate of overdose-related deaths in Ohio. 

    Thankfully, there are treatment options for Columbus residents that can provide the tools and support to start working on addiction recovery. 

    How To Find & Choose Substance Abuse Treatment In Columbus

    It can be hard to begin the search for alcohol or drug addiction treatment. In Columbus, the Columbus Public Health Departments works to oversee drug or alcohol rehab, ensuring that those seeking help for substance abuse get high-quality, effective care. 

    There are several ways to learn more about getting the necessary care to recover from drug and alcohol addiction, including: 

    When you’re looking for the right addiction treatment plan for you or a loved one, there are also a few factors you’ll want to consider, including: 

    • accreditation — consider searching for facilities accredited by CARF, The Joint Commission, or other respected accreditation agencies
    • individualized treatment plans — it’s important to choose a treatment facility that can cater to your individual recovery needs
    • evidence-based services — some treatment approaches, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, have been proven especially effective for addiction recovery
    • continuum of care — choose a recovery program that offers all levels of care, from detox to aftercare, where you’ll work with many of the same staff throughout your recovery
    • co-occurring disorders — if you’ve been diagnosed with a mental health disorder in addition to substance use disorder, you’ll want to be sure that the facility you choose can meet your mental health needs

    Columbus Drug & Alcohol Treatment Programs

    There are many levels of care available in Columbus. Here, we’ll look into each level of care, allowing you to learn more about the type of addiction treatment program that makes the most sense for your needs. 

    Medical Drug & Alcohol Detoxification

    During detox, you’ll work closely with a drug and alcohol treatment team of clinicians who will monitor your symptoms and help you stay as comfortable as possible. 

    After drugs and alcohol fully leave your body during the detox process, you’ll be prepared for the tough mental and physical work of inpatient or outpatient rehab. 

    Find out more about Medical Detoxification

    Inpatient/Residential Drug Rehab

    This level of residential treatment allows you to live at the facility, experiencing fully immersive care. Many people who go through inpatient rehab have access to drug treatment services that include group counseling, holistic care, and recovery services for mental health issues. 

    Find out more about Inpatient Drug Rehab

    Outpatient Addiction Treatment

    Many people are unable to leave behind the responsibilities of day-to-day life to attend inpatient treatment. Outpatient treatment can include partial hospitalization programs and intensive outpatient programs.

    Intensive outpatient treatment can be an effective middle-ground for attending frequent therapy sessions and building life skills for recovery. 

    Find out more about Outpatient Treatment

    Medication-Assisted Treatment

    Opioid and alcohol use can cause changes in the mind and body that can affect the recovery process, and medication-assisted treatment can help. 

    This type of treatment combines medication like Suboxone and behavioral therapy to combat some of the issues that can make it difficult to achieve sober living.

    Find out more about Medication-Assisted Treatment

    Aftercare Support

    When you finish rehab, your journey to health isn’t over yet. It’s important to work through a comprehensive rehab program that helps you continue to work the tools you learned in rehab. 

    Your aftercare program may consist of 12-step meetings, individual therapy, group therapy, medication-assisted treatment, and more. 

    Find out more about Aftercare Support

    Using Insurance For Addiction Treatment In Columbus

    If you have health insurance coverage, including Medicare or Medicaid, your drug and alcohol addiction treatment may be partially or fully covered by your plan. 

    In order to learn more about your health insurance coverage for rehab, you can: 

    • use the contact information on your insurance card to reach out to your health insurance company directly
    • call a treatment provider to learn whether they accept your insurance coverage and what you may be able to expect as far as out-of-pocket costs
    • read your coverage plan online to learn more about whether you need to stay in-network, if you’ll have a copay, if you need prior authorization, and more

    If you don’t have health insurance, you may be eligible for state-funded rehab options throughout the state of Ohio. 

    Addiction Treatment At Ark Behavioral Health 

    At Ark Behavioral Health, we’re proud to offer addiction treatment to help you work through the recovery process. Our Ashby, Massachusetts treatment center, Spring Hill, offers residential care for both single-diagnosis and dual-diagnosis patients.

    To learn more about our services, please contact us today. 

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    Columbus Addiction Treatment FAQ

    How Do I Access Treatment In Columbus?

    In Columbus, you can utilize the many private rehab facilities available, or you can access state-funded rehab options if you do not have health insurance coverage. 

    Does Insurance Cover Addiction Treatment In Columbus?

    In many cases, health insurance plans cover addiction treatment in Columbus, Ohio. You’ll need to check your individual health insurance plan to learn more about whether addiction treatment is covered. 

    Can I Go To Drug Rehab In Columbus Without Insurance?

    You have the option to pay out of pocket at a private rehab facility or use a state-funded treatment option. 

    Are There Walk-In Opioid Clinics In Columbus?

    There are walk-in opioid clinics in Columbus that allow you to access treatment without setting up an appointment in advance. You may be able to use your insurance plan to cover the costs of medication-assisted opioid treatment. 

    Are There Free or State-Funded Rehab Centers In Columbus?

    Yes, there are state-funded rehab options in Columbus that can provide treatment for people who do not have private health insurance. 

    How Long Does Drug Rehab Last?

    The length of your treatment will likely depend on your individual needs, the type of treatment you choose, and your progress as you work toward recovery. 

    Most rehab programs last 30, 60, or 90 days, and involve a comprehensive, ongoing aftercare program to help you stay sober after your time in rehab ends.

    Written by Ark Behavioral Health Editorial Team
    ©2024 Ark National Holdings, LLC. | All Rights Reserved.
    This page does not provide medical advice.

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