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Alcohol & Drug Rehab Counseling & Treatment Services

Ohio leads the nation in opioid overdose deaths. While shocking, this fact comes as no surprise to those who are close to the problem. In Ohio alone, the death rate due to unintentional drug overdose increased 366 percent between the years 2000 to 2012.

With the issue being so close to home, Firelands Regional Medical Center Counseling & Recovery Services offers a variety of alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment – from alcohol counseling to hotline and crisis services – across northern Ohio.

In fact, Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services offers drug rehab counseling and other services in the following counties:

  • Erie
  • Huron
  • Ottawa
  • Seneca
  • Sandusky
  • Wyandot
  • Lorain

The AOD counselors at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services provide a complete continuum of treatment and prevention services to help individuals and families establish and maintain abstinence from alcohol and other drugs. Services are available for adults, adolescents and their families.

Services are evidence-based incorporating the Matrix Model (an evidence-based program for persons with addiction), cognitive behavioral therapy, and tailoring services according to each client’s needs. Firelands addresses the whole person offering treatment services, employment services and linkage to community resources to meet needs such as food, clothing, and access to entitlements and more. We offer:

  • Assessment and individualized treatment planning
  • Case management
  • Community and professional education
  • Continuing care
  • Family sessions and family support
  • Hotline and crisis services
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Assessment & Referral to detox services

What to Expect from Alcohol & Drug Treatment in Sandusky, Norwalk & Nearby

Seeking help for an alcohol or drug problem is a major step – and we want to keep the process as simple and stress-free as possible. Below are a few common questions we receive regarding our alcohol counseling, drug rehab counseling and other AOD services.

Is there an age limit or requirement?

Services are available for adults, adolescents and their families. Age requirements may depend on the program. For example, I-FAST is targeted for youth ages 10 to 18 who have mental health and/or drug/alcohol disorders.

How do I know if I or a loved one needs treatment?

There are certain signs you can look for when determining if seeking treatment for a drug or alcohol problem is the right step to take. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has a helpful list of physical symptoms, as well as a list of signs that someone may be addicted to drugs or alcohol.

Who will be providing the treatment?

Firelands uses a multi-disciplinary treatment approach which includes physicians, nurses, therapists and case managers according to individual need. Staff is trained and credentialed according to Ohio laws.

How much does it cost to receive outpatient treatment?

Costs vary depending on the unique treatment plan and insurance. Most insurance plans are accepted. Some programs also provide services on a sliding fee, based on the needs of individuals and their families.*

How to Schedule an Appointment

If you are ready to schedule an appointment for alcohol counseling, drug rehab counseling or another AOD treatment, the next step is to find the Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services location most convenient to you. Browse a selection of locations and get the contact information you need to seek help and take back your life today.

*45 percent of the combined inpatient and outpatient services at Firelands are utilized by persons who do not have the ability to pay for services. A portion of this care is funded by: Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie and Ottawa Counties; the Huron County Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services; the Lorain County Board of Mental Health; and the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties.

24/7 Crisis Hotline

Help is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Call 800-826-1306