Alcohol and Drug Services

Holding Hands

The Alcohol & Drug Services program has prevention and outpatient treatment services. Prevention services are available for youth and adults offering education and supportive services. Latina Women’s Program, Parenting Wisely and Harm Reduction Intervention services are also included within the prevention programs. Adult Outpatient Treatment groups are gender specific. Walk-in assessments are held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (clients are encouraged to come at 8 a.m. to sign up). Alcohol and drug prevention and treatment service times vary by program.

Prevention Services

Find a drug and alcohol addiction prevention programs including: REAL Life (Respect, Empower, Achieve, Lead), Latino Women's Prevention, Substance Abuse General Education (S.A.G.E.), You're Extra Special (Y.E.S.), and parenting classes.

Call 614-645-2457 or 614-645-1342 to learn more.

Treatment Services

Find outpatient treatment services to overcome drug and alcohol addiction.

Call to 614-645-6839 learn more. 
Harm Reduction

Programs and education include safe needle disposal, naloxone, drug test strips, HIV and hepatitis C testing and prevention.

Fill out this online form to get free naloxone mailed to you. (For Franklin County residents only.)

Call 614-645-2750 to learn more. 
Opiate Crisis Support

If you are in an immediate emergency, call 911.

 If you or a loved are experiencing a mental health or substance abuse related emergency call the Netcare Access Crisis Hotline at 614-276-2273 or call the Opiate Crisis Line at 614-724-4673 (available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 .pm.)

Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan

The Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan is a collaborative community effort led by Columbus Public Health to address the opiate crisis in central Ohio. Through targeted interventions and innovative programs, the plan works to decrease overdoses, overdose deaths and the spread of infectious diseases.

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