AOD Section

Alcohol & Drug Services

***Learn more about service changes at Columbus Public Health due to COVID-19 here. View upcoming holiday closures here.***

Treatment services: 614-645-6839
Prevention services: 614-724-2024 or 614-645-1342
Harm Reduction Services: 614-724-2033

Office Hours:  
8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 
8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday


[email protected]

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Alcohol and drug prevention focuses on building resiliency and positive coping skills through programs that are trauma informed and use evidence based practices in small group discussion and activities with youth, adolescents and adults. Our staff is passionate about the work they do around advocacy, empowerment, education and positive lasting change. 

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School-based programs include the Y.E.S. and Success Through Healthy Choices programs. Learn more.


The REAL Life (Respect, Empower, Achieve, Lead) Program is designed to enrich the lives of youth and young adults by connecting them to services and to provide prevention and early intervention services in Columbus Recreation and Parks Centers. Learn more.


Substance abuse general education designed for individuals and their families who do not need treatment or driver intervention services. Learn more.


Educates and empowers Latino women and mothers through dynamic discussions, leadership, and mentoring opportunities. 
Programa de Prevención para Mujeres Latinas -  En Español Learn more.


Increase knowledge and use of good parenting skills, enhance family communication, develop mutual support, reduce spousal violence and decrease child behavior problems in the free Parenting Wisely courses. Learn more.