Free Community Events to connect People with the Disease of Addiction to Treatment
Community Events to connect People with the Disease of Addiction to Treatment
June 14, 2021
for Recovery Events also to offer free COVID-19 Vaccine
and Franklin County Addiction Plan is hosting Walk in for Recovery events
throughout the summer to connect people with the disease of addiction to
treatment and other services. Services are available on a drop in basis and no
appointment is needed.
Walk-Ins will take place throughout the summer, at the following locations:
15 & 16 – Jordan’s Crossing (342 N. Hague Ave.) – noon-8 p.m.
29 & 30 – Stonewall Columbus (1160 N. High St.) – noon-8 p.m.
13 & 14 – PrimaryOne Health Center at John Maloney (1905 Parsons Ave.) –
27 & 28 – True Love Ministry (1634 Minnesota Ave.) – noon-8 p.m.
10 & 11 – Victory Ministries (3964 E. Main St.) – noon-8 p.m.
24 & 25 – Lower Lights Health (1160 W. Broad St.) – noon-8 p.m.
The free community
events also will include: alcohol and/or drug assessments; immediate linkage to
medical detox if necessary; COVID-19 vaccine (one-dose Johnson & Johnson);
basic wound care; same-day contraception, including LARCs; STI/HIV testing and
treatment; access to PrEP; pregnancy testing; annual women’s health exams,
including breast and cervical cancer screening; Medicaid enrollment assistance;
naloxone training and medication; fentanyl tests strips; CelebrateOne services;
and, a boxed lunch/dinner.
are free and will be offered at most locations.
Walk in for Recovery is
being held by the Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan which is working
to address the opiate crisis by preventing opioid abuse and addiction, reducing
the number of opioid-related deaths, expanding treatment access, and improving
the safety of our community. Led by Columbus Public Health, the plan is a
collaborative community effort of the City of Columbus, the Franklin County
Board of Commissioners, ADAMH, and many community organizations and
For more information on the opiate crisis and the Columbus
and Franklin County Addiction Plan, visit: www.columbus.gov/cfcap.