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Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centers in Ohio: Finding Rehabs in Ohio

Nearly 750,000 people were diagnosed with a substance use disorder (SUD) and more than 500,000 were diagnosed with alcohol use disorder (AUD) in Ohio between 2018 and 2019.1 Of those diagnosed with SUD, 88% did not receive treatment, while 94% of those with AUD did not get treatment.1

Yet, entering rehab can drastically change the lives of those living in Ohio with an AUD or SUD for the better. Treatment can help people overcome addiction and live drug- and alcohol-free. If you’re ready to get help, or if you’re looking for help for a loved one, this guide can help you find treatment options in Ohio and begin the path to recovery.

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Where Are Rehabs in Ohio Located?

Ohio drug and alcohol addiction rehab facilities are located throughout the state. In 2020, there were 619 facilities dedicated to substance abuse treatment, 373 of which are state-funded rehab facilities.2 The facilities provide a range of treatment options such as:2

  • 548 facilities offered outpatient rehab.
  • 129 centers provided residential rehab treatment (non-hospital) services.
  • 40 facilities offered inpatient hospital care.

Often, rehab facilities are located near larger cities, such as Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, but there are treatment centers in and around smaller towns, too.

In addition, out-of-state treatment—located not far from an airport—is another option to consider. There are benefits to seeking treatment away from home, including:

  • The removal of a toxic environment or people that act as triggers and might be tempting, especially in the early stages of recovery.
  • A change. Sometimes attending treatment in another state feels like the fresh start needed to begin a drug- and alcohol-free life.
  • It’s easier to remain in treatment for the entirety of recommended time when you can’t just drive or car share home.

What Is the Cost of Rehab in Ohio?

The cost of rehab varies widely based on several factors, including the type and length of treatment, the facility’s location, and available amenities. A little more than 78% of the 619 Ohio rehab centers accept private insurance plans.2

When comparing facilities and assessing costs, consider these factors:

  • Treatment options, including inpatient, outpatient, and drug detox
  • Licensing, accreditations and certifications of the facility and staff
  • Types of services offered, including special programs for specific populations
  • Insurance coverage accepted
  • Financial payment plan availability
  • Scholarship or sliding-fee scale options

Additionally, if you have special needs that must be addressed, ensure the facility can handle them.

Does Insurance Cover the Cost of Rehab in Ohio?

Insurance may cover at least part of the cost of treatment thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which requires private insurance companies to provide its members with substance abuse treatment in some form. Basically, that means that, for the most part, insurers cannot deny coverage for AUD or SUD treatment. The specifics, of course, depend on the benefits and details in each individual health care plan.

And nearly all the 619 rehab facilities in Ohio accept some form of insurance, including:2

  • Private health insurance, accepted by 94% of the rehab centers.
  • Medicare, which is accepted at nearly 57% of the rehab facilities.
  • Medicaid, which 93% of the treatment centers take.
  • State-financed health insurance (other than Medicaid) is accepted at more than 48% of the facilities.
  • Federal military insurance, taken by more than 46% of Ohio’s treatment centers.
  • Tribal urban funds or IHS, which is accepted by 4.4% of the rehab facilities in the state.

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Can I Go to Drug Rehab in Ohio Without Insurance?

Approximately 30 million people residing in the United States did not have health insurance at the start of 2020.3 Luckily, there are hundreds of drug rehab centers in Ohio with options for those who need to go to rehab without insurance.2 These include:

  • Setting up a payment plan with the facility.
  • Paying with cash or credit.
  • Utilizing a sliding-fee scale, which means paying an amount based on income.
  • Scholarship awards, which, if offered, cover the cost of a majority (if not all) of the treatment.

In 2020, 418 of Ohio’s drug rehabs accepted sliding-fee scale payments, and 305 facilities provided treatment at no charge or for minimal payments from individuals who couldn’t pay the full amount.2

Do Rehab Centers in Ohio Treat Alcohol and Drug Addiction?

Many people with a SUD also have co-occurring disorders, meaning they have a behavioral health disorder as well.5

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Ohio Rehab and Addiction Statistics

In Ohio, the following drug-related statistics are available:6

  • In 2019, there were 4,028 unintentional drug overdoses.
  • Of these overdoses, fentanyl was involved in 76% of them.
  • Of the heroin-related deaths, fentanyl was also a factor in 82% of them.
  • Of the cocaine-related deaths, fentanyl was also a factor in 77% of them.
  • Of the deaths that were psychostimulant/methamphetamine-related, fentanyl was also a factor in 72% of them.
  • In 2019, deaths involving psychostimulants increased 46.6%.
  • In 2019, natural and semi-synthetic opioid-related overdose deaths decreased to 9%.

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