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Address: 1409 East Livingston Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43205
Jerry Saunders, CEO
Office: 614-253-4448 Ext. 109
The Africentric Personal Development Shop (APDS), is an innovative behavioral healthcare center specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for the prevention, treatment of, and recovery from addictions. Our agency also provides educational classes for the intervention and prevention of domestic violence. We offer a Youth Summer Camp for ages 6 to 12 hosted at the Millennium Community SCHL. Services include wellness programs as well as treatment and recovery services for individuals, families, organizations and communities through three program areas: S.M.A.R.T. 2.0 Summer Day Camp for youth ages 6 to 12, Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment & Recovery Department and Domestic Violence Intervention Education for Male Batterers. We also offer consultation, educational programs, cultural activities and services to strengthen communities, which includes our S.M.A.R.T. 2.0 Summer Enrichment Program and the APDS Millicent “Mama Kim” Dixon Scholarship Fund.
Address: 2100 Stella Court Columbus, Ohio 43215
Community Reentry Center: 614-252-0660
Job search and related supportive services for individuals reentering the community from justice involvement.
Recovery Choices Intake: 614-600-7639
Referrals to Amethyst Treatment Programs for Women: 614-242-1284
Media Inquiries: Gloria Iannucci, Senior Director of Communications
614-252-8402, ext. 319
Volunteer Opportunities and Internships: Margaret “Molly” Seguin
614-252-8402, ext. 337
Alvis is a human services agency with 3 service lines: 1) Individuals with behavioral health/substance abuse treatment needs & their families 2) Individuals & families with justice involvement 3) Individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Amethyst, a recovery program of Alvis, provides treatment services for women. We believe a person’s potential is more important than their past. Amethyst, Recovery Choices and CHAT are Alvis’ behavioral health treatment programs. Amethyst provides individualized services for women & their families, including intensive outpatient treatment for addiction, traditional outpatient treatment, supportive housing, medical services, mental health and trauma. Recovery Choices is a comprehensive treatment program specializing in working with individuals with co-occurring behavioral health treatment needs & justice involvement. CHAT serves women referred by CATCH Court who are recovering from human trafficking involvement.
Address: 455 East Mound Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
Founded in 1984, Amethyst provides gender responsive treatment for women struggling with addiction. Amethyst, now a recovery program of Alvis, has been committed to providing a safe, stable environment in which recovering drug and alcohol dependent women, and women with families, can work toward and maintain sobriety.
Amethyst offers a wide spectrum of individualized services for clients and their families, including intensive outpatient treatment for addiction;
traditional outpatient treatment; supportive housing; medical services; mental health and trauma treatment; family services; and job readiness
The Amethyst treatment model allows families to become part of a living, healing community. Women leave Amethyst as healthy, productive citizens who work, further their education, raise children, buy homes and experience the joys that recovery can bring.
Address: 5665 Hoover Road Grove City, Ohio 43123
The Buckeye Ranch provides a comprehensive continuum of mental health care for children, adolescents and families. Services include open residential, secure/intensive residential, treatment foster care, equestrian and small-animal therapy, intensive in-home counseling and case management services, outpatient office-based therapy, partial hospitalization and prevention education, and substance abuse treatment for adolescents.
Address: 240 Parsons Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-645-7041 (TTY)
Treatment Serevices: Debbie Helldoerfer firstname.lastname@example.org
Prevention Services: Tami Langen email@example.com
614-724-2024 or 614-645-1342
Harm Reduction Services: Melissa Green firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergency on-call: (614) 645-7417
Columbus Public Health (CPH) protects the health and improves the lives of nearly 1 million residents through 40+ programs, while addressing public health challenges such as opiates, violence, health disparities and infant mortality. CPH is a nationally accredited leader that identifies health priorities, mobilizes resources and ensures the conditions in which ALL residents can be healthy. Columbus Public Health’s Alcohol & Drug Services (ADS) program works to reduce alcohol and other drug abuse, addiction and related problems by focusing on prevention, intervention and treatment, and harm reduction services to those impacted by substance use. Treatment programs include walk in assessments and gender specific, intensive outpatient treatment groups. Prevention services include support and education groups for children and young adults to build coping and resiliency skills. Harm Reduction services include consultation, referrals, STI/HIV education, and confidential testing.
Address: 788 Mt. Vernon Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43203
The Columbus Urban League remains steadfast in our commitment to create hope and opportunity for the nearly 7,000 African American and disadvantaged urban families we touch every year. Our mission is to empower disenfranchised groups through economic, educational and social progress. We are committed to being the preferred provider to our families, communities and stakeholders. Our agency proudly offers an authentic, integrated system of services that work to strengthen families, overcome barriers and achieve economic mobility, foster entrepreneurship, construct on-ramps to wealth creation through smart financial practices and teach children critical academic and life skills. These services are offered through 21 different programs across every neighborhood in Columbus and Franklin county.
Address: 2323 West Fifth Avenue, Suite 160 Columbus, Ohio 43204
Greg Jefferson, CEO/President
John Dawson, COO/VP
Through innovative programs and positive relationships, CND empowers individuals to achieve their potential. Our primary purpose is to provide substance abuse prevention education, violence intervention and adult addiction treatment in Franklin County. We have been serving youth and families in Franklin County since 1989.
For addiction treatment (ages 18+) we have intensive outpatient, non-intensive outpatient and medication assisted treatment programs, which includes: individual counseling, group counseling, substance abuse education, crisis intervention, case management, anger management, mental health education, family counseling, life skills education, assessment and urinalysis. For youth ages 5-18, we offer an evidence-based prevention curriculum along with a unique focus on academic support, leadership training, and mentoring. We have over 10 programs in place at three locations serving Franklin County.
Address: 547 East Eleventh Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43211
CompDrug is an opiate treatment provider whose mission is to provide a fully responsive range of services to assist in the prevention, treatment, recovery, and wellness of those affected by the disease of addiction. Treatment includes medication assisted treatment (MAT) using methadone, bupenorphrine, and vivitrol with outpatient and intensive outpatient counseling in a individual and group setting. The following techniques are used in counseling: trauma-informed care, CBT, EMDR, and animal assisted therapy, among others. CompDrug also provides specific programming for pregnant women and patients entering treatment from the criminal justice system. Other services include Narcan dissemination, MAT 101 education, HIV Early Intervention, and Senior Medication Management and youth prevention – www.youthtoyouth.net
Address: 700 Brooksedge Boulevard Westerville, Ohio 43081
Annually, Concord helps over 4,000 friends, co-workers, neighbors, and family members improve their emotional health so they can successfully deal with the challenges we all face and live more successful lives. Concord is a not-for-profit community mental health organization serving our community for over 46 years. We believe and live our mission of Instilling Hope and and Serving with Heart. Concord’s programs include Prevention Services in schools to help keep children in school, Outpatient Counseling for all ages to help adults, families and the elderly live fulfilling lives and reach their full potential; Special Services to the Elderly and for people who suffer from Severe Mental Illness so that both groups can live safely and independently; and services for Substance Abuse including both Outpatient Counseling and our Intensive Outpatient Program to help our neighbors who are overcoming addictions. We are proud to say that our programs save our neighbors and family’s lives.
Address: 1515 Indianola Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43201
Other Locations Include:
Ohio Avenue Youth Center
657 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus 43205, 614-258-8043
Crittenton Youth Center
3840 Kimberly Parkway North, Columbus 43232, 614-694-0203
3616 East Main Street, Columbus 43213, 614-251-0103
Directions for Youth & Families (DFYF) provides mental and behavioral health services to youth and families in central Ohio. DFYF is a resiliency-oriented and trauma-informed agency, whose mission is to build and inspire hope, healing, and resilience for youth, families, and communities through counseling and education. Clinical Counseling Services are provided by over 70 licensed counselors and social workers through outreach services in client’s homes, schools and other community settings. Educational Services include Ready Set Grow, an in-home kindergarten readiness program, and Positive Paths Parenting program providing instruction working to strengthen and improve family functioning. After-School/Summer programs provide a safe, fun, and educational environment offering homework help, computer lab, leadership development, recreation/fitness, life skills education groups, art, dance, and music programming.
Address: 6220 East Dublin Granville Road New Albany, Ohio 43054
At The Friendship Circle, we’ve created an exceptional network of friends for children and teens in need of a mentor. Friendship Circle social experiences, both one-on-one and in-group activities, foster camaraderie, friendship and fun. Your child can hang out at home with a high school or college volunteer, or participate in activities and trips and other events that enrich the lives of both the children and the volunteers through shared experiences.
At LifeTown, students with disabilities develop life skills they’ll be able to transfer to their natural community environments. LifeTown is a realistic indoor city designed specifically for children with special needs to have fun while practicing important life skills. Students apply the lesson plans they’ve worked on in advance in the classroom on their visits to LifeTown.
Address: 1791 Alum Creek Drive Columbus, Ohio 43207
Since 1953, Maryhaven has helped individuals and families lead healthy lives free from addiction and mental illness by providing education, treatment and support. Maryhaven provides high quality, cost-effective services with a holistic approach to personal health and wellness focusing on each patient’s individual physical and mental health needs that enable them to live a healthy, productive life. Maryhaven provides the following integrated behavioral healthcare services: Addiction Stabilization Center, Adult residential programs (Medical Detox, Adult Inpatient, Women’s Center), Adult Outpatient Programs (Ambulatory Detox, Women’s Stable Cradle, Opiate Treatment, Gambling Intervention), Adolescent Residential and Home-Based outpatient Treatment Programs, Homeless Services (Engagement Center, Outreach, Supportive Housing), Intervention and Education programs, Adult Driver Intervention Programs, Underage Drinking/Drug Programs, Federal Prison, Probation and Pre-Trial Programs.
Address: 1225 Dublin Road, Suite 110 Columbus, Ohio 43215
The families and members of NAMI Franklin County offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness. We are here to help!
NAMI FC is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education, and advocacy. NAMI Franklin County provides an array of cost-free education and personalized support programs to help individuals, families, and communities find help and hope and improve lives. Working together with our national organization (NAMI) and our state affiliate (NAMI Ohio), we advocate for people living with mental health conditions and their families and offer cost-free training, courses, materials and assistance to thousands of volunteer leaders who are dedicated to bringing these programs to their communities.
Address: 700 Children’s Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205
Youth Crisis Line: 614-722-1800
Services are provided by a team of licensed professionals with relevant training, specialization and skill in assessing and providing mental and behavioral health services to children and adolescents. Our comprehensive, team approach brings together psychiatry, psychology, specialized pediatrics, counseling, parent support specialists, social work and nursing to support every aspect of treatment. We provide routine outpatient, intensive community based, crisis, day treatment, partial and acute care services to individuals and families. Specialized services include assessment/treatment for eating disorders, mood disorders, conduct problems, problem sexual behaviors, AoD, trauma, autism spectrum & other developmental disorders, child maltreatment & ADHD. Other psychological services are offered to individuals with medical conditions and psychiatric and psychosocial support to individuals with differences/disorders of sex development. Prevention services are offered in the community.
Address: 1301 North High Street Columbus, Ohio 43201
24-Hour Suicide Prevention Hotline: 614-221-5445
Suicide Text Line: 614-221-5445, Monday through Friday, noon to 10 PM
Teen Hotline: 614-294-3300
Senior Hotline: 614-294-3309
North Central provides comprehensive mental health and recovery centered services to children, teens, adults older adults and families. The agency also provides outpatient counseling and drug/alcohol treatment. In addition to its other programs, North Central operates three – 24 Hour Suicide Prevention Hotlines answered by trained volunteers. The Community Support Program is for persons with long-term and persistent mental illness. This program offers pre-vocational training, chemical dependency counseling, and therapeutic support through aftercare and residential services. The Medical Clinic works closely with CSS and general outpatient services, providing nursing and psychiatric care. Special services include: Soaring Sober, Elder Focus and Nurse Outreach, and the Transitional Team for severely involved teens and adults. The agency works with Stonewall Columbus to provide therapy for the LGBT community.
Address: 1855 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. Suite 204 Columbus, Ohio 43229
North Community Counseling Centers is a non-profit, community mental health agency that provides mental health, case management, psychiatric, and addiction treatment services. With four locations, home, and school based programs, NCCC is able to reach out to individuals, couples and children throughout Franklin County who are struggling with challenges related to mental illness and addiction. NCCC provides individual and group counseling for mental health and substance use disorders as well as school-based services. We provide case management services to assist in eliminating environmental barriers and linking with resources for a higher quality of life, including housing coordination. We provide psychiatry, medication management, and medication assisted substance use treatment. Our services provide culturally-centered treatment for all of our clients and have partnered with leaders in the Bhutanese-Nepali community to address the needs of this ever-growing population.
Address: 16 West Long Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 766-8115 (V/TTY)
524 B W. Broad St
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Adult and Family Services
1455 S. Fourth Street
Southeast, Inc. is a comprehensive provider of community mental health, primary health care, dental services, addiction treatment services, vocational services, housing and homeless services that began operations in Franklin County (Columbus, Ohio) in 1978 and serves over 15,000 people in eight counties in Ohio.
Southeast also operates Friends of the Homeless and the Fresh A.I.R. Gallery.
Southeast provides healthcare for people who are homeless, living in transitional housing, or have been previously homeless. Southeast coordinates and integrates care across services for all clients across all their healthcare locations. Southeast is a Federally Qualified Health Center and also offers individual, couples, kids and family counseling and outpatient chemical dependency services. Southeast also offers community based services, case management and psychiatric services and support for persons with severe and persistent mental illness with specialty treatment teams.
Address: 1490 East Main Street Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614)824-KIDS Ext. 5437 to schedule an appointment/consultation
For questions about donations or volunteering, please contact Deb Huff at 614-252-0731, ext. 1132 or email@example.com.
For all other community relations inquiries, please contact Sara Russell at 614-252-0731, ext. 1153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Vincent Family Center is one of Ohio’s most experienced and skilled child behavioral health treatment centers, helping over 5,000 families a year. Our team of compassionate professionals includes therapists, psychologists, pediatric psychiatrists and certified teachers, all trained in trauma-informed care. More than 90% of our families acquire the skills they need to live their best lives. St. Vincent Family Center meets the needs of children ages 3-17 with a range of best-in-class prevention, intervention and treatment care options delivered from and in day care centers, schools, homes, and our own state-of-the-art St. Vincent Prep Academy and Residential Youth Home. Our trauma-informed approach to behavioral health treatment includes individual and family-based interventions that equip the child and the family with the skills they need to thrive at home, at school, and in life.
Address: 299 Cramer Creek Court Dublin, Ohio 43017
Mill Run location: 3645 Ridge Mill Drive Hilliard, Ohio 43026
North East location: 3343 Agler Road #2000 Columbus, Ohio 43219
Lewis Center location: 7100 Graphics Way #3100 Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
Intake: 614.889.5722 ext. 133
For over 40 years Syntero has made it their mission to advocate and support the health and well-being of individuals, families and community by providing professional, compassionate behavioral health and social services that adapt to the changing needs in our communities. Syntero provides evidence based therapeutic treatment and counseling to children, adolescents, men, women, families, older adults and caregivers. Our numerous programs provide educational and prevention services in local schools and other community settings. It is Syntero’s goal to empower individuals with the skills needed to improve their quality of life and promote a happier, healthier lifestyle.
Address: 205 N Hamilton Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43213
PEER Center West
860 / 866 WEST BROAD ST.
COLUMBUS, OH 43222
Phone: (614) 453-4840
Executive Director: Juliet Dorris-Williams
Warmline available daily from 10pm – 2am: 614-358-TALK (8255)
The PEER Center (Peers Enriching Each other’s’ Recovery) is committed to the recovery of all individuals (age 18+) who live with mental illness, addiction, and trauma. Each person who enters our doors is extended a warm welcome. Everyone receives all the hospitality we have to offer and is embraced by all that we value. Services are 100% free and include:
PEER SUPPORT – Promotes personal empowerment through education and PEER support, helping our peers take control of their own recovery.
RECOVERY TOOLS – The PEER Center hosts a wide variety of services, such as one-on-one & group PEER support, recreational activities, a resource center, computer lab, a media center & more.
DAILY ACTIVITIES – We offer many peer-led support groups each week. These include our mental health, alcohol & other drug & trauma informed support groups & more.
PEER Center East: Mon. – Fri. 7am – 11pm; Sat./Sun. 9am – 9pm (Holiday Hours 9am – 7pm)
PEER Center West: Daily 10am – 6pm
Address: 2720 Airport Dr. Suite 110 Columbus, Ohio 43219
The Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program of Franklin County, Inc. (UMADAOPFC) is designed to deliver Substance Use Disorder (SUD) prevention services to youth and families in Franklin County, primarily in South Linden, and Reentry services in Franklin County. UMADAOPFC strives to help youth and adults build healthy, SUD and violence free lives. Prevention programs provide education, mentoring, youth led, community, and social activities through in-school, after-school, and summer programs. Community events are also provided in collaboration with community partners. UMADAOPFC also provides Reentry services in Franklin County, assisting adults reentering society from incarceration in building healthy, non-criminalized lifestyles. The reentry program provides education classes and mentoring services and connects participants to other necessary services, such as employment, housing, and education.