Supportive Services

  • ADAMH Board of Franklin County Family Web Portal
    The web portal is a place to find information and resources as you learn more about addiction from others who have a shared experience.
    ADAMH and their partners want you to know that you are not alone. Visit the portal here.

  • H20: Hope to Others, Parent Support Group Meeting at Syntero
    This open support group is for parents whose child has been impacted by alcohol or other drugs.
    H20 offers a safe and confidential place to provide support and coping strategies.
    When: 1st Monday of the Month
    Where: Syntero, 299 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin, OH 43017
    Questions/Contact: 614-889-5722
  •  The Addict’s Parents United (TAP United)
    A support system and advocacy group with members who have one or more loved ones who has the disease of addiction, as well as those who have lost one or more loved ones from this disease.
    Website here

    Parent Support Group Meeting
    Wednesdays: 6:30-8pm 
    2425 Bethel Rd., Room 149A, Columbus, Oh 43220

  •  Nar-Anon
    The Nar-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a Twelve-Step Program, they offer help by sharing experience, strength, and hope. The only requirement for membership is that there be a problem of addiction in a relative or friend. 
    Meeting times and locations can be found on their website or by calling the answering service.
    Website here
    24-hour answering service: 614-470-3428

  •   Directions for Youth and Families

  • Family Interaction Group (F.I.G.)
    This program allows parents to go through Parenting Wisely while their children ages 7-12 complete the YES (You’re Extra Special) program that is in many of the schools. 
    • Every 3rd group the parents and children will merge to complete activities together centered on feelings, the impact of alcohol and drugs, and communication.
    • The groups meet in the Alcohol and Drug Program at Columbus Public Health.
    • Designed for families who want to learn how to communicate about addiction with their children.
    • The program is free and meets the requirements for Children’s Services and the courts.

  • Parenting Wisely
    A 5-week program for parents only that uses small group discussion to gain a better understanding of parenting skills. The program will teach methods for improving family relationships as well as children’s behavior. It also looks at the most common problems seen by families with young children.  
    • The groups would meet in the Alcohol and Drug Program at Columbus Public Health.
    • Wednesday evenings 5:00-7:00 pm with scheduled enrollment
    • The program is free and meets the requirements for Children’s Services and the courts. 
    • For more information and to enroll in F.I.G. or Parenting Wisely: call 614-645-6839

Narcotics Anonymous
Phone: 614-252-1700 
Check website for locations

Additional Support

  • Nar-Anon: 614-470-3428
  • Mt.  Carmel Trauma Healing: 614-234-5900